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Camtasia Studio 8 (2016)

Camtasia Studio 8.6.0.2079

Camtasia Studio 8 (32 & 64 bit) Activation by CruZified


  • This CruZified setup will provide a direct download link for the latest version of Camtasia Studio 8 from the TechSmith website. Without the need to give them your personal info.
  • Then patch system files and generate a serial number to be used for activation. The activation is permanent, and gives you full use of Camtasia Studio 8 and its features.
  • At this time, updates are OK install, without the need to re-patch (activate) the program again.

About Camtasia Studio 8

Use Camtasia's powerful screen recorder to capture anything on your screen. Or, import camera video, music, photos, and more to truly customize your videos.
Create Powerful Videos
Edit and enhance your videos with Camtasia’s powerful editor, ready-to-use themes, animated backgrounds, graphics, callouts, and more.
Engage Your Audience
Produce interactive videos with clickable links, tables of contents, search, and more. Then, easily share videos that your viewers can watch anywhere, anytime.

Camtasia Full Features List here.

Download, Install & Activate - How To

This patch has been updated on 6 Oct 2016 to overcome changes with the release of Camtasia Studio 8.6.0.2079. The patch now automates the complete process of installing license info without Camtasia running.

Download the latest version.

  1. Run the Cruzified setup As Admin (right click on the "camtasia-CZ.exe" file and select "Run As Administrator")
  2. Click the "Download Camtasia" button, to download the latest version.
  3. Select to "Save" the download.
  4. The Cruzified setup can be closed during the download.

Activate during setup.

  1. This patch has been updated to try and enter the license info prior to setup.
  2. Run the Cruzified setup As Admin (right click on the "camtasia-CZ.exe" file and select "Run As Administrator")
  3. Click the "Patch + generate a serial" prior to running the camtasia installer.
  4. Launch the Camtasia installer as normal and follow the installer prompts.
  5. This step should get skipped but if asked
    Select "I have license" and enter the generated serial.
  6. Click Next and finish the installation.
  7. Close the CruZified patch
  8. Enjoy! Full activation, all features working.

Activate Pre- Installed

  1. This patch has been updated to try and enter the license info automatically.
  2. Make sure Camtasia is fully closed.
  3. Run the Cruzified setup As Admin (right click on the "camtasia-CZ.exe" file and select Run As Administrator)
  4. Click the "Patch + Serial" button on the Cruzified setup.
  5. Start Camtasia Studio.
  6. This step should not be needed, but if asked for key
    Enter the generated serial in dialog or via Help menu.
  7. Enjoy! Full activation, all features working.


  • The first time you start Camtasia it may show a dialog saying "Can not confirm serial . . . .". This will only show the 1 time.
  • At this time updates are OK. No need to re-patch, just run the update as normal by overwriting installation (Do not uninstall first)
  • Future re-installs on the same PC should always use the same serial.
  • Do not participate in Product Improvement programs