howto sync audio-video

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Completely new to Camtasia,so forgive me.
Camtasia 8.5 running on a win 8.1 laptop HDD 1TB,RAM 4GB Intel core i5-5200U processor.
I downloaded a screen video I really wanted and it went great, I am impressed!
However,I noticed that the audio/video is getting out of sync at about 33 minutes on the 50-minute recording, the audio running ahead of the video by about 2 sec.
Question is: Can I get it back on sync and how?
I know that for most of you guys this might be a stupid question,but remember I am new to all this stuff.
Any suggestion will be welcome. Thanks.
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Mike Curtis, Employee

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Hello Exsencon, 

I'm going to assume this is for Camtasia Studio on Windows. I think there are two parts to this question. In terms of the video getting out of sync in the first place, this shouldn't be happening... You might want to check with our Technical Support team. We have a knowledg base and a system for working with Support at: http://support.techsmith.com 

Can you get the video back in sync given the current state you are in? Yes, you can! Split the track where you notice things getting out of sync. Right click the track and then choose "Separate Video and Audio". This will allow you to tweak the audio to get things back in sync. I don't think this will be super easy and you might have to do it multiple times if it's not a one-time slip or issue, but I think this is the first thing I would try. 

I am also wondering what you are recording? I am guessing perhaps high-motion video in full screen mode? This is quite taxing on the computer, so this could be part of the issue too. 

Hope this helps, 
Mike Curtis
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Yes!
I followed your advice and got it back in sync, had to do it 2 times for the 18 minutes that were out of sync,but it worked and it's perfect.
Answering your question: It is indeed Camtasia for Windows I'm using and no,it was not a highspeed video I was recording but I was doing several things at the same time so it could well be it was my own fault!
BTW is there a Camtasia for Linux?
Anyway, it is a fantastic program and thanks for helping me out.

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