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  1. Be able to record in 1080 with webcam

    When recording with a webcam only, I'm limited to 720, but would love to capture in 1080 so that when I combine webcam video with screen capture, both will be in 1080.

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      • chat help

        Have a chat help for those who are not able to open the screencast recording screen... I don't understand why I can't open it anymore.

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        • Allow for larger sized text in Scripts

          I find it hard to read the text of my scripts on screen. Please allow us to vary the size.

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          • mute/unmute microphone during recording

            I know we have an ability to edit and silence soundtrack, but it is not useful for long recordings. We should be ably to mute mic on the fly

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            • Allow hyperlinks in notes and descriptions

              Adding notes on the website is great. I think it would be great to be able to have clickable hyperlinks (to a new window) in those notes.

              I create tutorials for clients and refer back to other websites throughout the talk so if they can click on the particular link I am talking about, that would be perfect.

              Example note: [4:14] Visit www.justcallmetom.com/seo to read more about this.

              7 votes
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              • Semi-automatic removal of silence

                I do dictations and webinars and need to cut out silence pieces usually from 15 seconds to 5 minutes. It would be nice if the program automatically could label them for deletion, allowed to prevew the result and approve one by one.

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                • Dual or Multi screen recording

                  Allow recording of two screens at once. I found I was unable to do this while doing a tutorial on programming using both screens. So I know for a fact it is possible and 2 of the competitors offer this feature.

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                  • Shutdown computer after a task

                    Give us the option to shut down the computer when the program is finished with the tasks!

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                    • Overlay Text - Align

                      Add the ability to align text to left, center and right when you write more than one line or in a paragraph

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                      • Side by Side Webcam + screenshare/slides

                        Larger video when doing a combined video and slides-screenshare (so they are side by side in the final output)

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                        • be able to save the audio in MP3 format seperate from video

                          After recording, let's say a webinar, it would be nice to download and save the audio portion only in MP3 format. This would enable users that don't need to see the video to download the MP3 and listen or their Iphones or other devices, in order to learn new processes or procedures

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                          • 2nd web cam support

                            2nd web cam support clear switching controls

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                            • Simplify Video Recording for sections in scripts

                              allow to record video per section, just like the audio.

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                              • Vector graphic pen tool

                                I'd love a vector pen tool to draw smooth curves.

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                                • Add Seconds to the Max Time

                                  When setting the Max Time for a recording, it would be nice to have the ability to set the seconds, not just hours and minutes. The idea being that I would like to make a 3 second or 5 second clip.

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                                  • to make semitransparent highlighter

                                    As an option. It works better in my student's opinion, because pointer is still noticeable, but it doesn't cover text of formulas I'm pointing at.

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                                    • Upload images to Google Drive / Dropbox

                                      It would be nice if images could be uploaded to Google Drive and Dropbox, too.

                                      I know this feature isn't planned yet, but you already have the upload-functionality for videos to these storages. The product would feel more complete, with an image-upload functionality to these storages, too.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Add a Noise Gate and Audio Equalization Tools

                                        A Noise Gate gives the user the option to eliminate sounds below a certain volume, helping the speaking be more isolated.

                                        Audio EQ allows the user to change the volume of certain frequencies in the audio. So low frequency sounds like blowing on the mic can be reduced or high frequency sounds like buzzing or atmospheric sounds can be reduced without reducing overall volume.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Add inserting audio clip files through editing

                                          I get annoyed how I am unable to insert audio files throughout the editing. Please add this feature :)

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