H.265 Support

  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 6 months ago
Does Techsmith have any plans for H.265 support?
Photo of Steve

Steve

  • 5 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes

Posted 6 months ago

  • 1
Photo of rg

rg

  • 107 Posts
  • 58 Reply Likes
They might do it for Cam9, but those of us who have stayed with Cam8.6 in order to retain MP3 export capability will be out of luck and have to re-encode using some other program if we want H.265.

Bear in mind that I have been a happy Camtasia user since the beginning -- even back when a dissolve would freeze the last frame of video.  I like Cam8.  I would have liked to see Cam9 retain the functionality and export capabilities of Cam8, and I was prepared to spend money to upgrade -- but the reports of audio issues, crashes, plus the loss of that export option, made it less attractive to me.
Photo of Steve

Steve

  • 5 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
I am running Cam 9.1 and can assure you H.265 isn't supported.  But, all things considering this is a minor issue.  I have a dash cam that records in H.265, but can be changed to the more standard H.264 format.  At times I make short videos taken from incidents recorded on the dash cam and thought since H.265 is slowing making its way up in ranks that TechSmith would do some upgrading.  Maybe someday.