How long should it take to "remove noise"?

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I am not sure excactly what "remove noise" does but on my Windows 7 laptop running Camtasia Studio 7, there has been a dialog box showing "applying" for over two hours for a 23-minute video. That seems like it can't be right as it is taking far too long. How long should this take? Thanks.

Yes, I know Cam7 is old. I have a license key for Camtasia 9 but I only have a 32-bit mahcine. So the key is useless.
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Noise Removal is mostly used to remove background noise.

There is no standard time. It primarily depends on the length and complexity of the recording.
If I were to guess,  I would say Camtasia just hung. Two hours is way to long for noise removal.

First off it's best to do your recordings in a quiet place to minimize any noise.
Also I use Audacity (it's free) for all my audio editing. Camtasia is ah in that area.

One last thing.
You can download Camtasia 8.6 and use your Camtasia 9 key to activate it.
I use both Camtasia 8.6 and 9 as each has their pros and cons

You can download 8.6 here