Using Zoom-n-Pan in Camtasia

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1. Find what section of your video you wish to zoom in on.
As your video plays in the Camtasia editor, you may notice that there is a section of that recording that you would like to zoom in on. As soon as you notice this, pause the video playback.
2. Select Zoom-n-Pan from Camtasia's Tool
After pausing the video playback where you would like to zoom, select the Zoom-n-Pan tool from the Camtasia tool pan. You will notice another video pane pops up in the top left corner of the screen.
3. Zoom in using the Zoom-n-Pan Selection box
As you can see in the top left corner of the screen, there is another pane showing your video. This pane has circular adjustment tabs around it. Use these tabs to close in on the portion of the screen that you would like to focus on. As you do so, you will notice that the main video pane will reflect your changes in real time.
4. Pan out
Once you zoom in on a portion of the screen, that zoom level will remain until you pan out. Panning is completed using the same tool as zooming but is done in reverse. Instead of closing in using the adjustment tabs, you expand out to encompass more of the screen. There is also an auto-expand button (shown below) that will automatically pan out the selection to encompass the entire recorded area.
5. Repeat as needed
You may repeat these steps as often as needed and Camtasia automatically tracks these changes on the timeline by placing a blue marker. Select a blue marker and you can make adjustments to any zoom or pan effect that you have added to this point.
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