Feature Requests

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

  1. importing video and music

    It would be really awesome if there were a way to import mp4 video to be included into a SOM. Also, I would like an easier way of importing music that can be placed at a lower volume with my narration. I love screencast and would love to see these things added to make my videos better.

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  2. let pro users organize our videos into folders

    After recording many videos, they start to stack up in the Recordings section of the program, if I could create playlists or folders to organize them, that would help me to keep track of all of the videos.

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  3. Timer

    At least a cut off timer

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  4. create more ways to organize channels.

    So that you could create a group, and within that group have a number of channels, to make it possible to not have so many channels in the dropdown menu to sort through.

    6 votes
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  5. 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.

    11 votes
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  6. give Pro users a link BEFORE the upload is finished.

    Your tool is truly the best. I use it to reply to emails .. because it's faster.

    I would love it that I receive the sharing link as soon as I start uploading.

    That way I can email my client with the link but not have to wait for the upload to complete.

    Plus, extra marketing opportunity for you : when the client receives the link, and the upload isn't finished yet, you will have a visitor that is waiting.... (during which time you can convert them to join Screencastomatic)

    win-win!

    Again, stellar product!
    Tom

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  7. Allow multiple recordings to be stored and accessed at any time

    We can store our recording in case one gets deleted, and we can access them if we need

    3 votes
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  8. pro account

    After you created a video and add a title the video file saves in a weird file name like som_1361439738.mp4

    This is bad for Seo

    I always need to upload the file to my computer than rename it the title of the video as my testing have show that file name in youtube videos help seo

    Please can you make this feature???
    I just bought a pro account

    i really want to direct upload to you tube with the title as the file name

    3 votes
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  9. embedding via https

    Hi,
    when I embed a video in a page that is transfered via https, users (at least for IE) get an error message.
    Would great, if I could embed them as https also.

    Youtube has this option. But I don't want to upload the videos there because the quality is much lower.

    Regards, Thomas

    6 votes
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  10. Removing the yellow ring around teh cursor.

    Hey. How about you remove the yellow ring and the ring that comes up when you click? Or at least put an option to do so. Would help me greatly! Thanks!

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  11. Option to remove 3 second countdown

    I don't like the 3 second countdown as it's very inconvenient. I hope you will add an option to stop the countdown. Thank you.

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  12. Disable ZOOM!!!!!!!!

    I annotate in my instructional videos and use a program like Open-Sankore to annotate over desktop while I record.

    I would love to use the draw feature in the new updated applet but the problem is that as I write the zoom feature kicks in all the time. For me if I dot an 'i' or cross a 't' too fast the applet sees that as a double click and I get the zoom which RUINS the video. It seems like there could be an easy setting to just disable the zoom in/out so that I could just use the…

    4 votes
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    We released a new version which now has a setting option to disable this. Click on the “cog” icon on the recorder controls to see the Settings.

  13. Open channels!

    Please get the "Open submission" option back. Me and my colleagues have used it many, many times in our class.
    Sincerely
    Sune

    7 votes
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  14. 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)

    10 votes
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  15. Time & Mouse

    I Want an Unlimited amount of time to record something in
    HD Video and Audio. I Would also love the mouse to be
    visible only by the user and not recorded onto the screen
    for professional purposes.

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  16. 19 votes
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  17. have a custom link option for channels

    add the ability to make a custom link for any channel

    13 votes
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  18. 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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  19. Make videos playable using html5 instead of Flash

    Please allow videos to be viewable via html5 rather than flash/Java, so that more mobile users can see your content. My school system blocks YouTube, so that's not an option for me and my students with iDevices.

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  20. 9 votes
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