Audio Ducking please - users have been waiting years for this!

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When I entered Audio Ducking as a title, I saw that users were asking for this four years ago already.  I use Camtasia about 6 or 7 hours a day, five days a week and it is a PAIN to have to duck the audio manually when you have a narration track and background music.  I would even go as far as to say, that having to duck audio manually, by adding, deleting and moving audio points, makes up about 60% of the time I spend in Camtasia.  It would really speed up my workflow enormously if this feature was added.  There are several video editing programs on the market that already do this, and I'm not talking high-end programs either, so the technology has been out there for quite a while.  Please Techsmith, consider adding this feature, as for a program whose main purpose I would say, is in creating tutorials, it's a wonder it hasn't been added long before now.
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Hello Suzanne!

Thank you for submitting your feature request regarding Audio Ducking in Camtasia. I wanted to let you know that I brought this to the Product team and while I cannot give specifics, I can say that work may be getting done to improve all facets of audio editing for release in a future update. If/When this work will be done, I cannot say, but rest assured, our development team is aware of the need for improved editing tools and are looking to improve things moving forward.

Thanks again and feel free to reach back out if you have any questions!