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  1. Editing: be able to move a section to the beginning or the end

    request a feature where let's say I recorded 60 min. While editing, I want to move mins 50-60 to the beginning and make it mins 1-10.

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    • add video overlay for pro account holder

      making another row of media for the type of overlay , for this will make the videos will look as it has a secondary screen. Audio for this overlay has to be in the dropbox options so it can be the user choice.

      7 votes
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      • Let the user choose Screen-o-matic installation path

        Right now it automatically installs itself on the C drive. As a result, temp video files eat up my disk space which in turns bloats Windows.

        25 votes
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        • record web cam while recording scripts

          We need to be able to record our web cams while recording our scripts. I love being able to record script but either my face isn't there or I look like a Ventriloquist.

          24 votes
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          • Flip webcam video

            Can you add the ability to flip the video horizontally so that you get the perspective of the person being recorded rather than from the perspective of the computer looking at them. The reason would be that it will do an eye-track study (rough but effective).

            15 votes
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            • see screenshots online

              i wish there was a history of screenshots online if they are saved to richtext or links, you would think these would be available.

              2 votes
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              • interaction button

                We want to create "Interactive" videos. For example, the video would show a situation, and the viewer would click a button or select between two buttons to skip to another section of the video.

                9 votes
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                • Allow speed changes that include audio

                  The ability to change the speed of a recording is nice, but I would really like to have the option to speed the audio up and stay in sync with the video (as opposed to just the video being sped up now). Of course, the pitch of the voice should remain the same after being sped up.

                  I also think finer grained control would be nice. Either a custom field where we can type the speed multiple or something that includes 1.25, 1.5, and 2x.

                  Thanks!

                  36 votes
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                  • 198 votes
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                    • Write your temporary data into %TEMP% on windows

                      We use roaming profiles, and our users find the free tool helpful however we have seen people install the local application to their overcome a few issues

                      I have to grant permissions to the local installation folder in our installations (C:\Program Files (x86)\Screencast-o-matic) to allow the recording function to work correctly, and its a lot of work for several hundred users.

                      Please can you change your App to write temporary data to to %TEMP% over the local working path, this will make me happy as %TEMP% is not a protected location :)

                      Thanks

                      5 votes
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                      • Allow sign in with Google

                        This is a big selling point for school districts which are using multiple products and are overwhelming teachers and students with multiple credentials.

                        BTW - you've got some SSL/authentication issues on the uservoice app.

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                        • Vertically Mirror Webcam

                          I would like to point my webcam in the downward position so i can record myself writing on a notepad. When pointed downward the webcam image is upside-down when using it as a document camera. I am aware that i can solve this by using a tablet pc and annotation software but for some of my clients who don't have that and only have a webcam this sounds like it could be a good option

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                          • Minimize Recording Toolbar

                            I would love to be able to minimize the recording toolbar -- sometimes on my laptop when I need to record a larger part of what's in the browser it overlaps my taskbar and I can't switch between windows because the recording toolbar is covering it.

                            I was thinking just a way to click on the one end and have it slide to a minimized version or being able to drag it to the right or left to better see the taskbar underneath would be great.

                            Thanks in advance

                            2 votes
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                            • add copy/paste for selected video part

                              aybe this is possible right now, but I can't find it,

                              1) select video part
                              2) use "copy to existing video", "copy to new video" options

                              3 votes
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                              • Enable audio while advancing frame by frame

                                I think it would be very beneficial to your users if we could hear the audio when editing frame by frame (using the arrow keys). It would make it much easier for us to time our overlays with the text, do cut-outs, etc. As an added bonus, let us see the waveform so we can see where the audio stops and starts, stops and starts, etc.

                                5 votes
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                                • Retina Display Support

                                  Can you please make this program have retina support for Apple computers with retina screens.

                                  32 votes
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                                  • Show password protected status of video on SOM website

                                    It would be nice to be able to instantly see when opening a video file as well as whren reviewing videos on the SOM site - the password protected status of the file(s). Right now one needs to click on the pencil to get that info. How about a closed padlock overlay etc?

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Show keystrokes

                                      I would love it to show the keys I am typing in the lower right corner. When I show shortcuts in my webcasts, it often involves clicking ALT, TAB, or other 'invisible' keystrokes. I would like to show the view that those keys were being pressed.

                                      73 votes
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                                      • Android tablets

                                        Enable the product to work in android OS. So that I can use it on my tablet, and Phone.

                                        63 votes
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                                        • Please make work with Chromebooks / html5

                                          I work for a school that is going 1:1 chromebooks. I use your service with students quite often and have been looking for a screencasting solution that will work with Chromebooks.

                                          254 votes
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