Any progress in 2019-2020 version of Camtasia to produce mp4 that properly stream in Kaltura?

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I am using a personal copy of the latest version of Camtasia (as of 2/6/20) and use it to record PowerPoint lectures for an online chemistry course.  The mp4 files produced play beautifully if played in a simple player.  However, I don't want my students to be able take my source files so I upload the mp4 files produced in Camtasia to the institution's Kaltura site.  This is where things go wrong.  Kaltura takes the high quality (1080p with SmartPlayer) file and blurs it slightly - just enough to be annoying. 
  
Is there a standard set of "settings" that I should use in Camtasia so that Kaltura would not destroy my otherwise easy to read videos?

BTW - if I use Kaltura's screen capture feature with my PowerPoint lectures, Kaltura streams them beautifully!   However, for reasons that I do not need to detail, I want to use my OWN software to record the PowerPoint lectures and then simply upload them to the Kaltura site for streaming - that is why I bought Camtasia.

Any help or advice appreciated.
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Posted 5 months ago

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Have you spoke with Kaltura about this?
If your videos look fine in a media player. Kaltura is transcoding them in some way.
I took a peak at their website, you may want to start here..........https://knowledge.kaltura.com/help/transcoding-and-processing#transcoding-and-processing

Regards,Joe
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Thanks - this was helpful.
One challenge I face is that it appears that my institution does not allow me to set transcoding parameters in Kaltura.  This would mean that I am stuck with whatever default protocol the local site administrator has deemed appropriate.  I will approach the technical support folks here with these Kaltura links.