H.265 Support

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Does Techsmith have any plans for H.265 support?
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Steve

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rg

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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.
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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.
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This is one of the features I really hope to see happen. If you have a CPU that is optimized for H.265, as I do with my i9, MacBook 2018 and ScreenFlow (which supports a lot of export formats), the files are not only more compact, they FLY during the render. I consider Camtasia my favorite editor, but the rendering side is where I hope the 2019 enhancements occur!