Camtasia 9 : Color Palette?

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Would like to see a color palette. This is enabled in SnagIt 13 (although I had to experiment with it before I could see how it works), but I do not see it in Camtasia 9.

I often work with a color library in my other creative tools (e.g. Creative Cloud, Articulate Storyline and Lectora Inspire) to keep our company presentations consistent. In the meantime, I can store the colors in the Library.

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djumeau

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Naomi Skarzinski

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I've spoken to TechSmith about this and I am hoping they will add the color palette option to Camtasia.  In the meantime, here is a video I a few months back, essentially making my own color palette and adding it to the Camtasia library for later use.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaZXNIIFysc  Hope this helps.
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Vaughn Lauer

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Thanks, Naomi. More than sufficient detail. Well done.
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djumeau

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Yes, that is pretty much had the idea I was thinking, the YouTube link was awesome.
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Naomi Skarzinski

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You're welcome!
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Kelly Rush, Product Manager

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Hey djumeau, thanks for the feedback! Talk to me a bit more about how a color palette would be useful for you. What kind of video project(s) are you working on where this would help you out? Would it be more useful to have suggested color palettes, one that you've customized yourself, or something in-between?

Thanks again for the feedback!
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Ah, but the shapes that come with Camtasia 9 are limited to rectangles, ellipses, hexagon, triangle, and a star. But hey, if I can copy paste illustrator polygon shapes to Camtasia as I do with svg files to SVGOMG, that would be awesome too!
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Naomi Skarzinski

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Kelly, this is what I discussed several months back with TechSmith.  I'm essentially doing something similar to Djumeau.  When I edit/create videos for clients, I create a palette for the client and then use that palette across all their videos.
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Kelly Rush, Product Manager

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@djumeau Gotcha, and noted. If you don't mind me asking, about how many folks in your organization are you needing to share style pre-sets with?

@naomi Awesome, and I do remember the conversation! This is definitely an area that we want to learn more about.
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djumeau

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We have a team of 15 people in the learning department. However, we want to empower all of our users who have a licence to be able to do so. I do not know how many licenses are attributed to the Business Development Bank of Canada.
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Kelly Rush, Product Manager

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Thanks, appreciate the insight!