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  1. Payment

    I want to sign up for a Pro Account but I prefer to use PayPal. I hope this is an option in the future.

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    • Being able to pay will PayPal

      Like if your card doesn't go through it works on PayPal because when I type in the card number exact same as PayPal number it says wrong so I want to be able to pay with paypal

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        • re design

          service is incredible! but u need to redisign your site

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          • Windows 8 Support so we can record things happening on the Windows 8 Modern desktop.

            Currently the recorder only works on the standard or old desktop. There isn't anyway to have it record what happens on the Windows 8 Modern Desktop side.

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              Actually this isn’t quite right. The recorder must be started from the “normal” desktop. After it’s started you can switch to the new windows 8 “mobile” UI and the recorder will still capture what’s on screen but you won’t see any of the recorder controls until you go back to the “normal” desktop. We’ll work on making this better in the future but that’s how it works today.

            • 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.

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              • no ads for paid accounts

                It would be nice to have no ads in the paid accounts area. It's a bit of a distraction to see it.

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                • Allow viewer the option to turn on or off the captions

                  Part of meeting accessibility requirements to provide option to turn on or off closed captioning by clicking a CC button, etc. For some viewers, captions interfere with processing, for others they are necessary. Can interface provide option?

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                  • Background music over talking

                    I make a video of me talking over the top of it but also want to add a track of music low in the background next to my voice to sweeten tutorials and eliminate background noise / fuzz (the music will help with this)

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                    • 9 votes
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                      • Ability to record on second (non primary) monitor.

                        It would be ideal to be able to drag the recording window to record from any monitor (not just the primary one)

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                        • Git rid of the mouse

                          A way to get rid of the mouse follower in yellow for PC!!

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                          • Provide embed code for https site

                            Due to updates in Firefox I can no longer embed a screencast-o-matic video on our college VLE (which is a https site).
                            You tube and Slideshare now provide embed code suitable for https. Please follow suit Screencast o matic.

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                            • Include the option https for embed codes

                              It would be nice to have a check box to make embed codes use https and not just http. Newer version of browsers like Firefox Block this for mixed content on a web pages.

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                              • Java Plugin is a Security Risk

                                I went here:
                                http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tools-and-tips/sublime-text-2-tips-and-tricks/
                                and saw this: "Java Plugin Needed"

                                Most sane developers disable Java. Especially Mac developers (after a recent attack on an iOS dev site). Please use an alternative. Otherwise, it's a great idea. Thanks!

                                15 votes
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                                • 18 votes
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                                  • Post a change log when doing updates, please.

                                    It would be nice to see what changes were made from version to version even before you've added tutorials or what not.

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                                    • add volume control in the edit section

                                      I find that the recorded volume on many of the videos I record is too low. If you could add the ability to increase or decrease the volume in the editing section of the video that would be awesome!

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                                      • Capture Still Image?

                                        Is it possible to capture a single still image of the screen? If not, that with screen markup would be a nice feature.

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