How do you export tons of cut audio in a folder but every cut thing gets exported one by one? Camtasia 9

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I am currently making a project file for launchpads and I decided to cut the audio in camtasia, how do I export every single thing as a different file?
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be sure each audio section you want to export separately is separated by splits in the clip

then select an audio clip []the section]

on share menu, export audio; the selected audio is exported
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There is no magic bullet, you would literately have to select each segment separately and export them separately.

Regards,Joe


 
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How To Generate Separate Audio Segments In Quick Succession
http://www.screencast.com/t/1anP1vSwI7o
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It would probably make more sense to use Audacity to split your audio and do a batch export into separate files.
It's still a long process. But there's less steps and a lot more options than Camtasia offers. Here's a video covering the process.The first 45 seconds covers something else. After that, the process is outlined in detail.

 
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I went back and played with the Audacity approach some more; I could greatly speed things up if I did not assign names at the ctl-B points [i.e. left the title box blank]; adding a title really slowed things down
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Doesn't exporting from Camtasia  require naming the every file as well?

I'm at a loss how Camtasia can be faster? Saving and exporting 100 separate times instead of once, has to be slower a slower process. Unless I'm missing something.

I'm seeing at least  100 files in Dennis's screen shot.
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based on my limited A/B testing, I believe that which ever app you're most proficient with will be the faster tool to use; I'm much more proficient with Camtasia than I am with Audacity [which I basically only use for noise reduction in Camtasia audio], so I found that I did the work quicker in Camtasia than when I tried with Audacity

that said, Audacity's "export multiple" does work well, and it's fast

but for me, the Audacity "timeline" is not as intuitive or friendly as the Camtasia "timeline"

one stumbling issue in Audacity was its insistence on kicking back the Audacity "playhead" when resuming play after a stop; perhaps I'm not doing that correctly

and watching/listening to the Audio in Camtasia, to me, was easier than in Audacity

if one was looking for separate audio clips to use in a Camtasia video project, I find that the "produce separate files from markers" approach worked best [described in my tutorial above]  although you get a bunch of video files w/audio, when used in a video project, the fact that the audio is in a video clip, instead of a audio clip, is irrelevant 

and if you stick a [auto-named] marker at places where you want a separate audio clip, while listening to timeline play, moving on to the next place for a marker was easier for me in Camtasia

it's too bad that Camtasia's production wizard does not offer "separate files from markers" with the M4a option like it does with MP4 or AVI output

regardless, my personal preference here is based on my comfort level with Camtasia; but Audacity can just as easily win the day providing you can easily handle its timeline behaviors
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Thanks for the explanation.

I use Adobe's Audition. It has "Range Markers" There markers that split apart.Much like Camtasia's  red and green timeline indicators.

You can do batch export to separate files.
And they can be automatically named marker 1,2 3,etc.

The playback indicator stays where you stop it. I use the space bar but have used the timeline controls.

So if I wanted to split a audio file into a lot of sections. I could do it relatively quickly in Audition.You don't have to cut out unwanted sections.You only export the selected areas. 
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Audacity mimics a lot of what Audition does so I looked Range Markers on You Tube.

Audacity has a feature called "Regions"that's basically the same thing.It uses Labels that don't seem to auto name which is less than ideal. Maybe there's a setting for that?

 Export looks a little clunky to work with as well. It looks like you must approve each exports metadata?Odd

Here's the video