Why don't the Camtasia 8 Noise Reduction Options Do Anything?

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Camtasia 8: noise reduction tools do not seem to work ... I've attempted to apply the noise reduction, adjusting sensitivity and yet I don't hear any reduction of the noise level. In Camtasia 7, I hear the noise reduction very clearly.

... Is this a known bug?

I am using Win 7 home premium on a Samsung series 9 ultra book.

Thanks,

Stefan
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Hi Stefan,

With the render engine rewrite, we changed the noise reduction components a little. They are a little more subtle in CS8 and you may have to adjust the parameters a little bit to get a good result.

Also, in CS7, when you turned noise reduction on, by default it would automatically search the clip for a good spot to do noise training. That process could take a long time depending on what you were training on. The default now is to do training on the first second of audio when you enable noise reduction. If you want auto-training, you will have to actually click the auto training button. Or you can manually select a range to train on. If auto/manual training and adjusting the parameters still produces no noticeable effect, it may be a bug that support should take a look at.

Randy
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Quick update:

I've been looking into this issue more today and there is a confirmed bug with Noise Removal in CS8. The internal parameters used to apply the noise reduction aren't treated the same way as they were in CS7, so that's causing the noise removal to not have as much of an effect.

We're fixing it right now, and it will be included in our next maintenance release. Sorry again for all the trouble.

Randy