How to Increase Countdown

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How can I increase the countdown within Camtasia for Mac? I need a bit longer to setup what I want to record.
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Fred Lackey

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Posted 3 years ago

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Conan Heiselt, Employee

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Hi Fred,

Currently, there's no way to do this. I'm changing your question to an idea, so it gets noticed as a suggestion to add.

As a workaround, have you tried starting the recording, pausing it right after the countdown, then unpausing it with the keyboard shortcut (cmd+shift+2)?

Conan.
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Fred Lackey

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Unfortunately, the pause/unpause trick will not work. Many applications look for keyboard and mouse activity to determine that they need to pop out of some mode (full screen, etc.). So, in this instance, the only option is to start the recording and then go into full screen in the app... hopefully before the countdown finishes.
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Conan Heiselt, Employee

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Ah, yes.

Is this for PowerPoint or Keynote?