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  1. hissy noise in the background

    I'm recording and there is an hissy noise in the background. it would have been cool if there was a feature to remove that background ambient noise. It ruins my entire recording and it is irritating to my audience. Thanks

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      If at all possible, giving the closed caption option would be nice. Sometimes it helps to read it and sometimes it is just nice if the volume isn't working on the computer.

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      • Change color of mouse highlighter

        I would like the option to change the yellow circle around the mouse to a different color.

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        • Add microphone control to v2.0

          It appears that you removed the microphone volume control in v2.0. True? If so, that's too bad. It's a really nice feature.

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          • Stop camera on sam video recording v 2

            I can pause and stop the camera recording in version 1 please bring this back to version 2

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            • music fade out

              so far when i add music, it just drops off at the end of the video abruptly. the next feature that is a must is to be able to fade the music out at the end of the video so it feels better than just an abrupt drop off.

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              • This is amazing!!! Maybe add scaling

                I'm on a university computer where I can't install any software and this is the only way for me to record my files without stealing a Admin password! Very easy to use interface, I love it. this is what students need!

                maybe have an option to scale the recording window to a set scale eg, 16:9 so you can increase the size whilst keeping it in scale for future editing

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                • Make it Free Again!

                  I used your app hours every day since I make video tutorial. Had to format my laptop, and when downloading version 2, I realized it is NOT FREE anymore. Make it free again and put your site's name on the bottom. Stop Being Greedy!

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                  • Color-Settings

                    It would be great, if the user could change the colors from the mouse actions.

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                    • Restart From Last Pause

                      Currently you have a restart button that allows me to restart from the beginning. If I have a 5 minute script and everything goes well up until near the end, I don't want to restart the video and take the chance of messing up the first part of my recording, so I just accept the error and save the video. If you had a "Restart from last pause" button, I could pause the video at appropriate times during the recording as things are going well and if I make a mistake near the end, I would only need to re-record…

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                      • Make it so on the new version we can turn OFF the mouse cirle

                        I used to old v2 (I think) recorder for my gaming! It was great cuz I could simply turn OFF the mouse circle and little clicking icons. I have just downloaded the new version (BTW great design) And I can't seem to find a option to turn them off? I am soon going to buy the premium version will that feature be in the premium version? PLEASE ANSWER!

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                        • Recorder 2.0 gif support

                          Recorder 2.0 doesn't offer the option to save as gif

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                            v2.0 can create GIF video. If you have a Pro account then you can click on the option to “Save As Video File” then click the “Type” option to select GIF

                          • Add text during recording

                            It would be great to add text during recording.
                            Example:
                            I am a flightsimmer nd use Prepar3D together with Google Earth.
                            During the flight I pass interesting locations from which I can see the name in Google Earth.
                            If I just could enter that name in the recording for an editable amount of seconds that would be splendid.
                            Currently I have to pause the recording, note the time and the location and afterwards edit the recording. Lot of work.

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                            • Prepare for a new YouTube authentication process

                              https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6140397

                              That's a link that you will want to read in order to keep the "publish to YouTube" feature viable. Just a heads up in case no one else has brought this to your attention.

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                              • Privacy settings

                                Being able to choose who can watch my video. Unlike youtube anyone can watch. If we have an array of selections such as;

                                all
                                emails we select
                                facebook
                                only those with a password
                                I am sure there are other categories.

                                but having an array of choices can help protect content for pro users.

                                5 votes
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                                  You can setup a password on your uploads or we have Team Pro Hosting which lets you create a community of users and only share with certain ones.

                                • v2.0 Hide Cursor Halo

                                  There is not a feature yet to hide the mouse cursor halo ring... Hope we can get that soon.

                                  Vote for this post to get it added to v2.0!

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                                  • Have a place to write a narration

                                    It would be nice to have a place for a narration so you can read while you are creating your video. Also, music addition would be nice. Maybe you already have this, and I'm missing it!
                                    I do love Screencastomatic!
                                    Thanks.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • v2.0 Beta Hide Cursor

                                      It would be nice to have the option to hide the halo/cursor on v2.0.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Normalize audio

                                        Use Case:

                                        I often find I need to insert a bit of audio narration, often several little snippets.
                                        And then I need to adjust the audio of each snippet.

                                        It would be FANTASTIC to have an option to normalize all the Narration or Computer audio.

                                        I think this is very doable as programs like Goldwave can do this.

                                        SOM rocks, BTW!

                                        11 votes
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                                        • OAuth1 for google going away..

                                          Hi, Not sure if you're aware but when I allow google access to my youtube account I get a message saying "OAuth1" will no longer be supported in April. Will we still be able to post to YouTube after that?

                                          Thanks,
                                          Matt

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