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  1. Have a green screen feature for the webcam

    Have a green screen feature for the webcam recording so that the backgrond can be any image of choice

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    • Marking Video during recording

      One feature I use a lot on another platform to screencast is the ability to MARK a moment of the video while recording. I use this all the time to make it easy to go back and hit certain momments for editing. I'd like SOM to be able to do the same. I'd envision it as small, colored lines sit in back of the audio waveform when you are in the editing mode. You could easily move to the next mark and find the moment that needed attention (a sneeze to remove, for example).

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      • support for windows scaling (UHD displays)

        support for UHD screens
        (3820 x 2160 pixel on 17 inch screen), add support for windows scaling of apps.

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          • Place audio and video into separate tracks so they can be edited independently.

            In scripted recordings, it sometimes becomes necessary to change where the audio begins in relation to what's happening in the video. Rather than needing to re-record the entire video and hope you get it right this time, it would be nice to simply move where the audio track begins. Separating the tracks would also allow more flexibility with video playback, such as speed and pause.

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            • Be able to record webcam at 1080p

              Be able to record webcam at 1080p

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              • Click and drag overlays on timeline

                Click and drag overlay sections to different part of timeline. Currently need to increase the time then decrease to move to new position

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                • .vtt caption format export option

                  Export captions as .vtt files since Udemy accepts only vtt for captions

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                  • Mirror published video horizontally for Light Board

                    Wanting to use SOM with my lightboard teaching device. Need the video to be published in mirror mode horizontally. Google light board. Allow teacher to stand behind glass and write on it while being filmed. Currently published work is reversed due to optics.

                    Can SOM do this now? Can you make it happen?

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                    • Two souses of audio at once

                      There should be a way to apply audio from one video and attach it to another while being able to have the audio from the second playing as while so two souses of audio

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                      • Have two videos playing in the same clip

                        you should make it so two videos in the same recording can play at the same time so one video can be playing while in the background another one is playing and you should be able to set which ones can be seen so you can just hear its audio

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                        • Allow for Recording in Time-lapse Mode

                          When I use Corel Painter or Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator I would like to record the screen in a time lapse mode. You know taking a picture every 1/2 second or 1 second (or predetermined amount of time). This would be similar to using an iPod or Camera in this mode while a person draws their images. The space taken up by many still pictures should also be minimal. This could also be used by those with mobile Web Cams when they do stop motion animation. It would open up another market for ScreenCast-o-Matic!

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                          • Allow Renaming of the Layers and Image Overlays

                            I recorded a training video a couple of months ago. Getting back to editing it and some on screen tabs and links are now different. I am using image overlays to cover up the change. However, whenever I get to drop down menus I have 3 similar image overlays to keep the older features covered up and want to keep track of which image overlay is what, by naming them. Then their names could show up on the screen instead of just the word image, and I would know which one I need to click on and manipulate it.

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                            • User-defined recording sizes

                              SOM has 720 & 480 as default recording sizes which work in most cases. Would like a user-defined option to add a custom size.

                              For example, when creating a gif for a Slack channel, the ideal size is 400×225. Would be nice if SOM would remember those dimensions for me.

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                              • Stereo audio recording is a must?

                                Audio recording is in mono, can we have it in stereo?

                                10 votes
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                                • support 4K monitors so the menu isn't so teeny tiny!

                                  For those with 4K displays, the software navigation is very difficult because it is displayed so small on the screen! It's just really hard to use. I know 4K is becoming more common and this huge drawback is the main thing keeping me from recommending this software to all my colleagues.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Allow 60FPS recording.

                                    60 FPS video.

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                                    • Allow video effects to be copied or saved for later use

                                      Allow video effects to be copied or made into a template for consistency

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                                      • Add computer audio option to scripted video

                                        Computer audio option within scripted recording. Add computer audio after script has already been recorded.

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                                        • 1080P , better support in small text recording- for coding guides

                                          1)better resoloution
                                          i have to say you that you have great software

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