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  1. 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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    • a grid for the editor for easy placement of overlays.

      What I would like to see included in the editor is a grid , for easy placement of overlays (text images etc). Maybe even a "snap to grid" option. Could also be useful in animating objects. This software just keeps getting better.

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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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        • 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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          • Save settings for frequently added music

            It would be great to save the settings (fade in, ducking etc) for frequently added music.

            For example, I add a small section of music at the start of every video I make. Every time I add the music, I need to turn off fade in/out, looping and ducking. Sometimes the fade in box freezes for me too.

            It'd be good to have the settings saved for that music, so when it is added it's ready to go.

            2 votes
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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…

              6 votes
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              • Video Publish Editor

                Another higher layer of editing where you can paste together smaller sections of recordings. I am documenting the use of a tool where many pieces of the video could be re-used. I would like to build up some common pieces and then put them all together. It would also be nice to be able to choose which sections to publish so you can create a shorter version of a long video.

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                • 4 votes
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                  • In scripted recordings....allow to upload a audio file against each section.

                    In scripted recordings....allow to upload a audio file against each section.

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                    • Solid fill circle around mouse cursor instead of outline

                      I'm not fond of the circle around the mouse cursor. It would be great to have a solid fill circle instead of the circle outline that is currently available.

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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.

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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.

                          5 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...

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                            • CC for YouTube

                              Captioning option for YouTube uploads.

                              3 votes
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                              • overlay with animated GIF or flash banner / logo (not only static image)

                                Hi,
                                I will be helpful, if a new feature of overlay with animated flash or GIF file can be added in the software.
                                Because we can not add our animated logo (3D) in our movie.

                                Thanks and kind Regards

                                3 votes
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                                • Show shortcut keys on screen while recording.

                                  Be able to show shortcut commands (i.e. Ctrl + C, etc) on screen while I'm using them.

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                                  • 5 votes
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                                    • 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!!!!!

                                      22 votes
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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.

                                      • 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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                                        • 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.

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