Feature Requests

What features do you want to see in Screencast-O-Matic?

  1. More audio control for secondary MP3 track

    I think it's nice that you can add background music to your narrated video. However, one feature that I've noticed other software has that SOM does not, is the ability to change the secondary (music) audio levels throughout the video. If I'm narrating something, I may want the music to fade in the beginning and fade out at the end while I'm still talking. And not even so much a "fade" feature, but actually being able to manipulate the levels at different points in the timeline. Just a thought.

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  2. Let free users take away the halo in v 2.0

    In previous versions, free users could take away the halo around the cursor, but recently in 2.0 that feature has been removed

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  4. make a way to move, not copy, the screencasts to a channel

    Hi!

    I am using screencasts to provide feedback to my online students, therefore, privacy is very important. I would love it if I could make each student a channel, then move the video from the Uploads page to their channel. That way, the only way to see it is if you have access to the channel. That would make it so much easier! I could give the student the channel link with their password, then put all of their screencast videos in there. I would not have to add a password for every video I make for them.

    It would…

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    If you create a locked channel then put a screencast in that channel then you won’t be able to view the screencast unless you access through the locked channel.

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  6. 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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  7. CC

    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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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!

    5 votes
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  14. Color-Settings

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

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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

  18. 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.

    19 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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.

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