Feature Requests

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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.

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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.

    1 vote
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  9. 19 votes
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  10. have a custom link option for channels

    add the ability to make a custom link for any channel

    13 votes
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 9 votes
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  14. 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.

    7 votes
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  15. Option to not cover screen with SOM menu during pause

    When pausing during recording, the SOM menu remains on the screen, covering the work in progress, and it cannot be moved out of the way. This makes it difficult when, for example, I want to skip the recording of part of what I am doing, to keep things concise.

    I would like to be able to continue working without the SOM menu in the way. It would be great if an option could be added to minimize the menu, or to be able to move it out of the way.

    3 votes
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  16. Have the webcam setting retain a default

    I keep adding in my webcam for a screen cast - I run a test. Check sound and video, and then re-start, but forget to re-add the webcam video. So frustrating! Is there no preferences setting that allows me to have the webcam on by default? I'm on ScreencastOMatic Pro. I really want the recorder to default to webcam added or not depending on what I did in the previous recording ... great product otherwise. many thanks in advance

    5 votes
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  17. 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?

    11 votes
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  18. Ability to record what is coming out of your speakers/headphones while you are recording.

    Like if i wanted to play music or do a co-op play in my video with a friend, to have an option to use skype of something of the sort to be able to hear what is coming through my speakers/headphones.

    7 votes
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  19. Video Controls at Top

    Hi, Can you please add the recording controls to the top of the "box" rather than the bottom? Having them at the bottom usually covers the start/play button on most websites...

    Thanks!

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  20. thinkness of free hand drawing tool

    I LOVE the new features, esp the drawing tool. I would like to see the ability for a few different thicknesses for the free hand drawing tool. I make videos drawing music notes on staff paper, and having the tool a little thinner would make it easier to draw notes on the staff. Keep up the great work!

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