Auto Writing Whiteboard Feature Request for Camtasia

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The autowriting hand on a whiteboard is being used a lot in marketing these days. It would be nice if Camtasia could have the same feature. You write your message(s) and a hand transcribes it on a white board or on a colored background or BG image. Or it could do drawings for your message. and do this. I think this is maybe a flash effect.  The tech that answered my ticket suggested this get posted as a feature request so here it is.
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Rick Stone

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Hi there

I love that effect myself and while it would be great to see Camtasia eventually offer it, I'm going to crawl way out on this shaky little limb and say it's probably not likely for at least another couple of versions (if we ever see it at all).

My guess is that there is some pretty tricksy programming involved (which is why Videoscribe and others exist separately).

But sure, if Camtasia would be able to offer this, I'd vote for it!

Cheers... Rick :)
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Rick, VideomakerFX exports the product as an AVI among others. That could be imported direct to Camtasia for further work. My issue is videomakerfx is new and needs some tweaking to make it more user friendly. The developer is working on taking feature requests so hopefully it will not take too long. It would be nice if Techsmith could license something to do the whiteboarding and offer it as a module for a reasonable price or include it in the Camtasia price. I will post some more after working with the videomakerfx program.
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Thank you for sharing this feature request!  Our development team monitors all of the feature requests through Get Satisfaction, so it's a great idea to share as much as you can about your use case.  Also, make sure to ask others to follow and me too this post so it gets more traction.
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Glenn Brewster

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We have had our faculty use this tool when recording Camtasia lectures.  - BTW- it free.

Hey Techsmith maybe you could intergrate somthing like this into Camtasia.

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We are using the "whiteboard video" effect in many of our online course tutorials and for corporate client work as well. Would love to see this as an add-on module for Camtasia. Currently we use Adobe AfterEffects, and the learning curve is significant.
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Isaac Wachira

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I am currently using videoscribe. I would have loved to have the functionality within camtasia . I now have to contend with having multiple applications when producing my elearning programs