Camtasia (Windows) to integrate with OneDrive

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I would like to seek assistance on how to integrate my Camtasia to use OneDrive as my storage folder. the reason for this is for our team to have access to the recordings we have created and to save to that OneDrive folder... and any advantages/disadvantages to this kind of setup.. thanks :)
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perhaps use FTP to send/receive your content directly to/from OneDrive

I use Beyond Compare 4, which has excellent FTP tools, and which also has a built-in OneDrive profile; just apply your username/password to BC4 and your's connected

not as "seamless" as a Camtasia built-in share function, but it works very well, and is much faster and more intuitive than using the OneDrive web UI

OneDrive does not support the smart player, so my workaround for not being able to stream videos with interactive content, is to upload zipped produced file sets, and then simply download/un-zip to allow local viewing of smart player enabled videos

BC4 has a 30 day trial, maybe check it out?
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hi kayakman. thanks for the swift response. i'm not familiar with FTP tools and seems that we are limited in using only one drive, will One Drive be possible to:

- used by our team (if i share my onedrive to them) as a default save path? and how to establish this. thanks :)
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OneDrive will work as you request

FTP stuff just copies stuff between your local PC and a remote location, like OneDrive, or a web site; think of OneDrive as a master file folder that you set up sub folders under; generally, with an FTP app, it works like Windows Explore does with your local file system

setting up your OneDrive access in BC4 is quick and simple; you just define your OneDrive profile, using BC4's tools/profiles menu ...



once you have set up your profile, you can share that with other members with your team, or just set up the same profile on their PCs

then, using BC4s folder compare function,. you can easily work between the 2 locations [copy/upload, delete, edit, etc]

FYI, you will need to use BC4 Pro to get the FTP tools

this tutorial might help ...

How To Use Beyond Compare 4 The Basics 2018-05-08
http://www.screencast.com/t/xwVnPpbq


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Officially, TechSmith does not encourage using networked connections for direct file storage. In earlier Camtasia versions, many users logged troubles up to and including total loss of project files due to network errors. The product has come a long way since then, with autosave and better file management, but the risk is still high enough that a pop-up advises against it when you attempt saving to networked locations.

Hence, @kayakman recommends a streamline ftp solution. It IS an extra step, but I believe worth the effort. It's the best workaround I've seen so far and worth consideration. Make a note on your project plan reminding yourself to perform network storage at intervals to have good backup files in case of local drive disaster.