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  1. 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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        • Make the small record button control panel movable.

          If I'm recording a YouTube video and want to frame out the YouTube controls, your panel covers the YouTube movie start button. They just happen to fall on top of each other. If I could move your panel, maybe center it or right-adjust it, that would never happen. Thanks!

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          • allow to pay with Paypal subscription

            Paypal allows safe and secure transactions while also offering an alternative method of payment (aside from any credit or debit card) due to having an extra merchant account, whether it's business or personal. This also helps with most international buyers, as international credit cards have many restrictions and Paypal usually pays the conversion costs from the client (foreign) instead of the merchant (ScreencastOMatic).

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            • add a fade to/from black transition

              Hi,

              It would be great if there were a fade to black/fade in from black transition. For now I use a workaround where I record a plain black screen, insert that and then fade in out from the insert.

              Is there already a way to do this that I am just missing?

              Thanks!

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                By default the canvas under the screen video is black so you can seek to the very end or very start then add a Fade transition and it will do what you want.

              • Vimeo Integration

                I would love to see the option to upload a video straight to Vimeo in the same way that you can upload to YouTube.

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                  • Give users the option of turning on and off the webcam at their lessure.

                    Not every recording required video throughout its duration, for example, I would like to use the webcam at the introduction and conclusion stages of the screencast and not in the body (middle). I cannot manipulate the webcam once it is turned on! WHY?

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                    • a embedable recorder for end users on support site

                      Do you have anything like this?

                      from screenr:

                      mbed your recorder
                      Add the recorder to your support site by copying and pasting provided HTML code. Your customers can now record a screencast of their problems by clicking the Launch Screen Recorder button. It’s that easy.

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                        • Allow for sections of video recording to hide mouse cursor

                          After making a scripted recording in your awesome v2.0.0 beta62 pro version, I would like to see a way to have some sections of my recording show the mouse cursor and some not. As far as I can tell, there's only a global setting for the entire video. It would be nice to have this as an effect like overlays and transitions, for showing the mouse or hiding the mouse on certain sections of the recording.

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                          • Have a way to have timed recordings....

                            To automatically stop recording after a set period of time.

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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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                                • 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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                                  • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • Capture video on the secondary monitor in a dual monitor system.

                                        For us professional web presenters your product is AWESOME! (Just bought pro today.) Problem is we need the primary monitor NOT visible to the audience so we can toggle between applications and programs when we're presenting. Please, Please, Please move this capability up the development list! Thanks.

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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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