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  1. Effect transitions and Segmented Audio Import

    2 ideas: allow for effect (overlay, etc.) fade-in times to be adjusted, and allow for segments of audio to be uploaded and arranged, rather than a single file. This would allow more control when working with voice overs

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    • Recognize a DSLR camera as an alternate webcam source.

      I want to connect my Canon EOS 6D with USB to my laptop and use it as the primary webcam. The software currently does not recognize the camera as an alternate webcam source. This would provide a means for users to improve their level of video quality using different cameras and lens combinations.

      3 votes
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      • resize & crop as another tool

        I would suggest it would be another tool and the results would show on the timeline, just like the other tools.

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        • SproutVideo Integration

          Our entire team uses SOM. Love you guys but we use "Enterprise Video content" management platform for hosting procedures, training videos etc. SproutVideo. We'd love to be able to upload DIRECTLY to their account.

          6 votes
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          • allow for looping recording with a "save this bit" feature.

            It would make this useful when I'm doing QA work. Configure: 1 minute chunks, keep the last 5 minutes. Record. Recording auto-throws-away stuff after 5 minutes. When something "interesting" happens, I can pause, edit -> "freeze" sections of video, export little sections. At end of recording, something with "here's the video" and "here are the time markers of things" (clip start, or text) -- make it easier to find the bit that you need to watch when consuming a bug.

            I've done a look around for what software QA folks use, and the closest is blueberry flashback, and the interface…

            5 votes
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            • be able to save the audio in MP3 format seperate from video

              After recording, let's say a webinar, it would be nice to download and save the audio portion only in MP3 format. This would enable users that don't need to see the video to download the MP3 and listen or their Iphones or other devices, in order to learn new processes or procedures

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              • Allow for larger sized text in Scripts

                I find it hard to read the text of my scripts on screen. Please allow us to vary the size.

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                • Simplify Video Recording for sections in scripts

                  allow to record video per section, just like the audio.

                  2 votes
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                  • mute/unmute microphone during recording

                    I know we have an ability to edit and silence soundtrack, but it is not useful for long recordings. We should be ably to mute mic on the fly

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                    • Vector graphic pen tool

                      I'd love a vector pen tool to draw smooth curves.

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                      • Add Seconds to the Max Time

                        When setting the Max Time for a recording, it would be nice to have the ability to set the seconds, not just hours and minutes. The idea being that I would like to make a 3 second or 5 second clip.

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                        • Upload images to Google Drive / Dropbox

                          It would be nice if images could be uploaded to Google Drive and Dropbox, too.

                          I know this feature isn't planned yet, but you already have the upload-functionality for videos to these storages. The product would feel more complete, with an image-upload functionality to these storages, too.

                          3 votes
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                          • chat help

                            Have a chat help for those who are not able to open the screencast recording screen... I don't understand why I can't open it anymore.

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                            • Dual or Multi screen recording

                              Allow recording of two screens at once. I found I was unable to do this while doing a tutorial on programming using both screens. So I know for a fact it is possible and 2 of the competitors offer this feature.

                              7 votes
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                              • Side by Side Webcam + screenshare/slides

                                Larger video when doing a combined video and slides-screenshare (so they are side by side in the final output)

                                3 votes
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                                • 2nd web cam support

                                  2nd web cam support clear switching controls

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Allow hyperlinks in notes and descriptions

                                    Adding notes on the website is great. I think it would be great to be able to have clickable hyperlinks (to a new window) in those notes.

                                    I create tutorials for clients and refer back to other websites throughout the talk so if they can click on the particular link I am talking about, that would be perfect.

                                    Example note: [4:14] Visit www.justcallmetom.com/seo to read more about this.

                                    9 votes
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                                    • to make semitransparent highlighter

                                      As an option. It works better in my student's opinion, because pointer is still noticeable, but it doesn't cover text of formulas I'm pointing at.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Shutdown computer after a task

                                        Give us the option to shut down the computer when the program is finished with the tasks!

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                                        • Overlay Text - Align

                                          Add the ability to align text to left, center and right when you write more than one line or in a paragraph

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