If you are suffering from the same issues: have a collection of TREC files created by Camtasia recording software and want to smoothly convert TREC to MP4, AVI, MOV and other different formats as well as transfer them to your portable gadgets and even smart TVs, you have come to the right place. Here I would share you a free but awesome method to convert Camtasia to MP4 and other popular video formats. Before the detailed guide, please pay attention to the brief introduction of TREC file!
Actually a TREC file is not a video format but a rare project file. It is created by Camtasia which is the popular screen recorder and video editor. And a .trec project contains video data, audio data and other user settings. So this kind of file cannot be directly played by Windows Media Player, VLC, let alone mobile phones and only Camtasia Studio can read it. How to convert camtasia video to MP4?
How to Convert TREC File to MP4
The free TREC file converter ensures us to losslessly convert TREC to AVI, MKV, MP4 and other formats without any cost. Except for converting TREC file, it also supports converting video/audio to 200+ formats and devices. in addition, this freeware offers other fabulous functions, such as simple edition of video/audio; downloading video/audio from various sites; DIY ringtone. In a word, it is a program you cannot miss! Let’s start to convert TREC file.
Open Camtasia Studio 9 (the latest version is 9 that was released on January 2017). > Click on “Import Media”, you are able to import .trec files from hard drive, Google drive. > Add the selected media onto timeline and press “Produce and share”. > The Production Wizard window pops up. Click the dropdown list and choose MP4 with Smart Player (up to 720p). > go the next step: type a name and select the output folder. TREC to normal MP4 is done.
Save .TREC to MP4
Drag the saved output MP4 files into the converter. It auto detects the source file size, format, resolution and duration.
Add Camtasia Studio TREC file
Open the output format drop-down list on the right. Select a format or device. From this formats list, we can find that it also supports us to convert video/audio to a wide range of formats and devices including converting video to 4K video, H265, converting FLAC to WAV and converting MKV to PS4
Note: If you are an advanced user, you can customize video with clicking the button “Settings”. For example, change aspect ratio and change resolution. Of course, there is no need to worry about the output quality though you are a fresh user. Because the free converter presets optimized parameters which ensures the best output quality for you.
Select Output Format
After choosing the output format, click “Run” to start. The work will be finished in the shortest time. And watch any TREC file on the go at anytime anywhere is out of question.
Besides conversion, you can merge files into one video. Just press the “Merge” button and do drag-and-drop. It also support editing your recorded file and download video/audio from various sites including YouTube, Daily Motion, Twitch, Vimeo and so on. I have used this tool to download wedding songs and download best Easter movies in advance.
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