Want a way to narrate and add music over a Snagit screen recording after it's been recorded

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One feature of the video screen capture would be to have the function available to do an audio dubb - post production - after the video has been captured.  Right now the way the video/audio combined capture works is, you have to narrarate "live" while you're capturing the video.  There is no function to do a post video capture audio overdub using a microphone for the video just captured.  The ability to add overlayed audio and/or music - similar to post production work flows.
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Ed Covney

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TechSmith can already do that. It's called Camtasia.
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Paul

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Like Ed said.
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daecarman

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But that’s not within SnagIt. So I’d have to buy a licensed copy of Camtasia as well as have my SnagIt application. Was hoping SnagIt would be the GO TO tool to do everything. Want SnagIt to do it all.
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Sorry, but there are two products with very different capabilities. 

SnagIt does screen captures to be annotated for documentation purposes which has a simple video capture for capturing short videos for training purposes (although many people use it for far more than that.)   SnagIt is not very good a video management

Camtasia is a fully featured video editor.  You can take a single frame and treat it as a screen shot, but you can't annotate it very well in Camtasia because it's not very good at screenshot management.

There has to be a tipping point somewhere, and I think you have found it.
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Thanks Paul and you're right.  I use FCP at home, this is for at work.  I think Camtasia becomes more the focus point for a product solution.  Thanks for your feedback and help on this one.  :-) 
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I suppose it depends on how creative you want to get. One way to accomplish this using SnagIt is to play the video and record it while it plays, then narrate the recording.

Probably not optimal and what you would want to do, but it is a way to overcome the issue at the moment.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Good suggestion Rick.  Just tried that to see how it work.  Works well for a solution, but lost a bit of definition in the video resolution at 1080p.  Might have to go the Camtasia route.  Thanks for the suggestion.