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  1. Ability to Import .MOV Files

    You guys added support for .MP4 videos, I would LOVE it if you'd add support for .MOV files, it's one of the most common file types, please!!!!!

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      A .mov file should work with the import but you have to append a “.mp4” extension. We’ll update in the future so this works without forcing the mp4 extension.

    • 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.

      24 votes
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      • Add Overlay Video

        Add an overlay video. Just like add an overlay image except it allows you to overlay a video file.

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        • Background music

          Add background music, There will be two buttons, the link for it, or just browse through youtube

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          • 4 votes
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            • Create a combined lesson file

              Combine recordings into a combined series of lessons with a selection TOC.

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              • Please add EQ editing

                It would be fabulous to be able to add or remove Bass, Middle and Treble during the edit phase. Better still a 9 band graphic equaliser so I can tweak the audio of my USB microphone.

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                • Add Chroma Key Support for Intel Realsense Cameras

                  Given that this software picked up on the Intel Realsense Camera's Depth Perception piece i suggest adding in Chroma/Ultra Key so if someone needs to just show themselves and not the background and if they have an intel realsense camera or it's respective derivatives they could have that option of immersive video

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                  • Make a full screen Webcam option to enable toggling between slide presentation and camera

                    ake a full screen Webcam option to enable toggling between slide presentation and camera

                    3 votes
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                    • Allow sorting of uploaded videos in the Queue (click and drag)

                      I want to batch upload videos, they are processing in the background, however there are times i want to record videos whilst this is happening and would like those videos to be uploaded first, so i think it would be great to sort the upload queue.

                      Hope others feel this is valuable also

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                      • ADD MULTIPLE AUDIO FILES

                        This is a great tool, but you really need to add the audio placement feature, and allow to import multiple audio files at the cursor point. Not having this feature totally limits the programs ability. Otherwise it is great. Also you should let people know they can't do that because I spent hours trying to figure it out.

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                        • Have a global setting to turn Normalize for audio narration on or off.

                          Normalize produces odd-sounding narration for me. I'd prefer it be selectable as on/off in a global setting for all recordings. That way people who like it can set it on. If you don't, you can turn it off. Right now I have to turn it off for each recording.

                          3 votes
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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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                            • Copy and Paste Overlay

                              I want to be able to overlay a branding image at the beginning of my video and at the end. I want the image to be in the exact spot.

                              A: It would be nice to be able to copy the overlay from one part of the video to another so they are in the same spot but appear at different parts of the video.

                              B: It would be nice to copy the overlays from one video to a different video. So my branding is consistent from video to video.

                              C: Maybe a measuring device like guides to assure correct…

                              3 votes
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                              • resize & crop as another tool

                                I would suggest it would be another tool and the results would show on the timeline, just like the other tools.

                                3 votes
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                                • allow for looping recording with a "save this bit" feature.

                                  It would make this useful when I'm doing QA work. Configure: 1 minute chunks, keep the last 5 minutes. Record. Recording auto-throws-away stuff after 5 minutes. When something "interesting" happens, I can pause, edit -> "freeze" sections of video, export little sections. At end of recording, something with "here's the video" and "here are the time markers of things" (clip start, or text) -- make it easier to find the bit that you need to watch when consuming a bug.

                                  I've done a look around for what software QA folks use, and the closest is blueberry flashback, and the interface…

                                  5 votes
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                                  • change application icon

                                    I'm color blind. My current customer has us using Windows 7. The circle icon is very difficult to see on the task bar because the colors/contrast are too similar. Please change the default icon, or offer a couple others to choose from with higher contrast.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Add function to manually extend max time once the set limit has been reached.

                                      Please add functionality to manually extend max time once the set limit has been reached. If my 65 minute setting is not enough I'm not able to add recording time ad hoc. I often miss out on the ending of live presentations...

                                      4 votes
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                                        • CC for YouTube

                                          Captioning option for YouTube uploads.

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