December 2017 Camtasia Voting Roundup!

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Hello TechSmith Community!

Thank you all for the stellar turnout for the December 2017 voting!

The results are in!
Below are the results for the top suggestions for the second half of 2017 (July through December). We have updated each individual thread status and have provided a quick reply to all of them, so please be sure to visit the various Ideas to see our Official Reply on each topic. Again, thank you for your participation and stay tuned! Here are the December 2017 Voting Results for Camtasia:

Planned
  • At this time it is too early to tell if any suggestions will be planned for a future release.

Under Consideration


Not Planned


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Prior to launching this round up off, we would like to let everyone know that we will be updating those Ideas from June's roundups that we have information on, so keep an eye out on those. You can find our list of June's Camtasia roundup here and Snagit's roundup here. Any comments regarding past roundups will be moved to the appropriate location as this post is here to highlight new suggestions from the community.

The purpose of this Camtasia round-up, which will be active from today. Monday, December 18th, 2017 to January 2nd, 2017, is to take the top feature suggestions from July 1st, 2017 through to December 11th, 2017. "Top Ideas" are defined by the number of "Me Too's" that a thread has so make sure to click on that "Me Too" button on Ideas that you find would work for you. Please note that no ideas posted in the comments of this topic will be added to the current round up; if you have an Idea that you would like to submit for a roundup, please do so by creating a new thread and sharing it via your colleagues, social channels, and champaion its cause here in the TechSmith Community Forums. Though this may change, the next roundup is likely to be in/around June of 2018, so make sure you get out there and share your Ideas!



Again, thank you for your continued support and remember, if you are experiencing technical difficulties or would like to report a possible bug, please open a ticket.

-TechSmith

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Robert R., Online Community Admin

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rodwillis

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I love this software but am moving over to Cyberlink for the following reasons, I need to be able to publish at 60fps, I'd like to publish at a better quality like 2 or 4k. I'd like to be have Audio Ducking, and a noise gate for better narration. I'd like to manually set the volume on narration for a whole track of individual recordings ie set it to 150 or 80 by typing in 150 or 80 (the current way is fine for the odd bit of work, but clunky and painful for an hour plus worth of video) and possibly have a mixing option to improve audio, apart from that this is great software, stable and easy to use, just not outputting the quality I need sadly 

Oh and you seriously need to work on your tutorials btw, how the hell do you think a newbie will get to grips with your software with those little soundbite videos, when I learned I had to go onto Udemy and You Tube to learn how to use your product and that's ridiculous
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kwillig10

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I agree with 60 fps...it's absolutely necessary.
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Leon2Crafty

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$200 for a software without 60fps... really disappointed
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cpangracs

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I taught myself. I needed to do very fast and direct tutorials. LOVED the ability to link to local files for fully exportable, self-contained tutorials that did NOT depend on the internet for links in hotspots and such. So disappointed they removed that very simple feature, but it's about money for them.
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Lawrence Milligan

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Yep, 60 fps, Proxy files for 4k editing and some decent color grading would vastly improve this otherwise great software. I don't know how their 'short list' can skip all the most important stuff.
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eli.b.hunter04

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I honestly think that if we are paying $200+ for this software we should be able to produce in 60fps
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Brodie Pearson

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Not gonna lie I feel as if these top picks are kinda dodgy as 4k rendering and 1080p at 60fps would be very highly recommended by the community and it's not on the list. It's like the standard in every video editing software except Camtasia. I appreciate the work you guys do behind the scenes but this is a priority feature that could literally be the deciding reason people don't buy this software. 
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mcgonigt

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I would like a better transcription feature, the you tube one is really strong and fast, but the camtasia transcription is unusable, if you guys could somehow integrate a really good transcriber to make my subtitles faster, that would be amazing! 
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bob.stolze

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Sorry but the directions and process for voting is too confusing so I'm off to something else without voting.  For example, where the heck does it say "Me Too" anywhere?  I saw a VOTE button but gave up cuz don't want to waste time.
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Glenn Hoeppner, Employee

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VOTE is the button you want. The provider of this service has changed the terminology. I'll edit the original post to reflect the change. Thanks for pointing this out and sorry for the confusion.

-Glenn
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john

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I want to be able to move frame by frame with right and left keys again
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Rick Stone

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Or even better, allow the end user (as in us) to configure the keys we want to assign to that function.
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mmurphy613

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Please- I really need that level of control and prefer the arrow key control.
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swishdash123

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I would like to be able to enable back round remove, however, the "Remove back round color" option is still an okay option. 
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pauldrecksler

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Interesting. I just upgraded to 9 and thought I was doing something wrong because I couldn't figure out how to left/right through frames anymore like in 8. Sounds like the feature doesn't exist. Bring that back! Or like you said, let us choose the keys.
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Rick Stone

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You can still do it. The keys have changed. They are now the < and the > keys.

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Robert Reuter

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Can you add a vote overly or hotspot for Facebook, so we can create a poll on the video, they click like on video or thumbs down, and add emojis.

2nd request, have camtasia make GIFS static and Video Gifs

Now get to work....lol
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Rick Stone

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Heya Robert - I'm going to crawl out on a limb here and say that I'd bet it's very unlikely to see such a feature as creating the video poll or any other type of interactive feature. 

Why?

Because all we seem to be able to do with video on facebook is to upload a video file. Normally that stuff requires also uploading a swarm of other files (like we do with the smart player) to make that stuff work.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Francisco Meza

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How about some simple sound FX like reverb &  delay?  I want my voice to sound exaggerated when I say my company, like PLANNNENNEETTTT MAARRRKKKETTTTINGGGGG with reverb.
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mmurphy613

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There may already be a way to do this- but I'm always inadvertently adding Markers- makes me crazy. Any way to disable and just activate via SHIFT-M?
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chris.anderson

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Above the Track #'s on the bottom left, there is a way to disable the Markers
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fluttershyplays123

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I would like a feature to like blur an animation so that it looks a bit cool. And what about reversing clips? I think this editor is very good already, but it can always get better of course. Also, outline effects can be very cool too.
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Luke Gerks

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REVERSING CLIPS!!!! OMD, how I would love to have that option
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richobrien

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I would like an extensive audio library.  Using the same old songs like 'Gears of Steel' get old.
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travtek

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Having been a Camtasia license holder for well over a decade I still feel like the need for ASIO sound driver support is mandatory for those who have real post production/digital audio workstations (DAW).  
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maarek

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It would be great if the background image was not darkened when creating a quiz. That seems like a useless feature which prevents the quiz taker from seeing the images and complicates answering the question. Please get rid of this feature!
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trish.griffin

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White Board Recorder like Video Scribe where you write on a virtual white board and your message can be built as if you are drawing pictures.
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rupert.fallows

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I think you could combine Coach's eye with Camtasia, i noticed that Nacsport is the first sports analysis tool to have a proper video timeline like Camtasia. More to come i suspect.
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pdubois

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SIXTY FRAMES PER SECOND. Really, that's it. That's all I need and all that is necessary to keep my business. I'm working AROUND Camtasia because of this issue. We are recording all of our training videos at 59.96 fps. It's ludicrous.

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jlezzgaming

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can we have MP4's with more than one audio track?
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Rick Stone

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We already do! We are free to add as many audio tracks as we like. To my knowledge, there isn't really a limit.

Cheers... Rick :)
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jewels

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Why can't we interview people other than through skype?  My guests get mad that we can't converse.  Also, it's so slow... I can't get it in sync and your tutorials are not that helpful.   I like to have a green screen but I am afraid that I can't figure it out.  I'm looking for a new video editing program.
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Nadia Munro

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Curious why there is nothing on the list about enhancing callouts - particularly the spotlight. I have seen (and participated in) several online requests for more spotlight functionality - does it just not make the cut? E.g. more of an actual "spotlight" (round), adjust shape, etc. 
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tp

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I would like to record audio by itself and be able to save as an mp3 as was available in camtasia 8.  I don't think this is one of the choices but is what I would like.
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There is a thread for this, https://feedback.techsmith.com/techsmith/topics/re-instate-mp3-output. Vote on it. But not sure why it wasn't included, it's more popular than things on this list. 
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Dale Meredith

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Where's the "Better Noise Canceling" option?
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bohun2006

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Sorry for my bad English.
Tech-Smitch, you've tricked your clients saying that Camtasi 9 will be able to render 60FPS movies. You wrote that you are working on it and you can expect updates. Until today there is no update! I personally do not trust you anymore! You have cheated your clients!
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Glenn Hoeppner, Employee

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Hi bosun2006,

What sort of update frequency would you like? We've been trying to be a lot more transparent about what's going on with Camtasia development. A couple of years ago, we probably wouldn't have said anything at all until the feature was released. Your feedback can help us to continue to improve.

-Glenn
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eric_kauffmann

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Hi Glenn, i would say as frequent as you guys can receive feedback, probably once a month, every 3 months, constant feedback can be great, the more we can help to the development of Camtasia the greater the product will be.
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I would personally suggest these updates for Camtasia.
1.- Better or more types of algorithms of noise canceling to choose from.
2.- Built-in parametric EQ, this would allow tons of people to save time and not to use other applications to clean the audio.
3.- Better editing, i would suggest an editing workflow like Sony Vegas 15, this would also make users spend more time using Camtasia and not editing videos in other softwares.

Thanks for the already great Camtasia software!
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I want to see in Camtasia
- More video effects
- More audio things - noise reduce and more
- Ability to have more then 1 file open in the same time
its enough :)
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All the above would be great!  Why not provide the best possible product.  I would like to see definitely more 3D animation options and text cut-and-paste improvements (maintain font size and type).  
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Luke Gerks

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I love Camtasia as a software.  It gives you lots of options for creativity. Apart from the software crashing every so often (which to be honest, happens a lot!) there isn't much wrong with it at all. Bu the one thing viee always wanted to do is reverse clips. Say you open a package, you can then play that clip in reverse so that it looks like you are wrapping it back up again. It's simple, but very useful. Thankyou x
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Tommy Turner

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I love Camtasia but would love it much much more with support of 1080 @60fps (120 would be ideal but I'm not greedy) and PLEEEEEEEEEEASE! 4k @30fps (60 would be ideal). I end up having to go to PPro for anything involving any of the above.