gif and no loop option in camtasia 2018 ?

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Hello

I would like to know if we add the function 'Loop indefinitely or play ... time (S)' for the export gif in Camtasia 2018. This feature was available in Camtasia 8 .. I do not understand why having removed this option in version 9 ....
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in both CS9 and CS2018, if you make a gif using a custom production, you will see that "loop indefinately" is enabled by default
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plabrie

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I am very disappointed and I will not buy the 2018 version ..
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why are you disappointed?

your post suggest that you want the ability to loop a GIF indefinitely; that function is in both CS9 and CS2018
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Daniel Keebler

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Kayakman, he's asking why GIFs in 2018 can ONLY be made to loop indefinitely.
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referring to Daniel Keebler ?

OK; then I cannot answer that
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I second this comment. We need the ability to specific a custom play-back for GIFs. Yes, it is awesome that GIFs can loop indefinitely, but if I want a GIF to loop 1x, or 3x, or 5x, I shouldn't have to download Hex code editor to make that happen.  Please return this function to Camtasia 2018--it was the only reason I used Camtasia over other video editing tools. 
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I'm using the Trial of 2018 as I consider upgrading from CS8.

This is a big loss for me because when I create banner ads or other GIFs that need to be on 1 loop or only 3 loops, I'll have to use some other software on top of CS 2018.  :-(

Please bring back the option to edit the number of loops to GIFs made in CS 2018!

Thanks!
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I'm on 9.  I would have upgraded today if this feature had been restored.
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Can someone from TechSmith explain why this is such a big deal? The feature used to be there (cs8) , then it stopped working (cs9) , then it is removed cs2018.

Why remove a feature that is so useful?
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have you considered using CS8 to make your GIFs?
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4evermaat

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that's a workaround, not a fix.

Can you explain the apparent removal?
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I don't work for TechSmith, so can't eplaine why removed; I don't do GIFs myself and never noticed this issue

but workaround or not,using CS8 should get the job done
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I rarely do GIFs myself.  I'm just advocating for it no different than if it was a feature that I did use frequently.  If it's supposed to work, it should be there.

As someone who has bought several SnagIt licenses and own both CS8 and CS9 licenses, I do think it is a legitimate issue and TS owes these paying customers and othe bulk license users some sort of explanation.   Techsmith does review these boards regularly. 

 If I have time and remember, I will submit a support ticket and link it to these threads.   I recommend other posters do the same.