blurry video

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when I export my videos to youtube they are blurry but when I first record them with camtasia they are clear. how do I fix that?
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What dimensions did you record and produce your video at? Also, did you try changing the quality settings to a higher setting on YouTube when watching the video? Let us know as the more information you provide the better it is for getting help. Maybe a link to the YouTube Video if possible so we can see what you are talking about. Thanks for posting and have a great day.
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Unfortunately, it is all due to scaling. YouTube will scale your videos (down only) and that causes blurriness, especially with text. Here is a PDF I made a while back with more information:

http://assets.techsmith.com/Docs/pdf-...

This is one reason why some prefer to host on screencast.com, where the video will be displayed in the original resolution.

Hope this helps,
Josh

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