Default recording resolution for "Full Screen" selection

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My computer's resolution is currently set to 1920 x 1080 but I noticed that when I select the default "Full Screen" recording option it appears that Camtasia records in 1280 x 720. Is this correct and can this default approach be changed in the settings?
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Hello,

Full Screen should capture whatever your display is set to; in this instances 1920 x 1080. If you were to click on Custom and then enter parameters (or drag mouse) to define something other I could see this happening. Can you confirm that Full Screen capture is in effect and not something Custom? I use Custom to shoot 1280 x 720 towards YouTube deployment...

If it is set to use full screen there may be a corporate desktop setting in play that we're not aware of.

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Have you tried using this approach.? See Image Below, Click to Enlarge.



Or selecting Full Screen by selecting the full screen Icon?

Regards, Joe

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Guys I definitely have "Full Screen" selected but I may be getting confused by what I'm seeing in the edit window in Camtasia.



In this image it shows 1280 x 720 in the upper left hand so my assumption was that it recorded in that resolution but maybe that's a bad assumption.
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Easy to confirm; right-clip on the clip in the Clip Bin and select properties. That will tell you dimensions, file size, run time, etc.
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Perfect. Thanks. It did record in 1920x1080.
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You need to change your editing dimensions if you intend on producing your video at 1920 x 1080.
 See my post below.
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You need to set the recording dimensions in the editor. " Editing Dimensions "
Click the recording dimension window first.
Then select Original Recording Dimensions. It should indicate 1920 x 1080 if it was recorded that way.
What's happening is you are editing at 1280 x 720 and you don't want to do that.
You always want to edit, record and produce using the same dimensions to achieve the best results.

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