Huge SnagIt file sizes

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My biggest issue with SnagIt is the file size of the video captures.  I don't see any way to change the settings to reduce the size in the Mac version.  This week, a friend and I both recorded the same presentation.  My file size was 1.3 GB and his was 187 MB!  The only difference is he uses the Windows version of SnagIt and I use the Mac version.  Is there any way to reduce the capture size via resolution settings or something else?
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GoPack

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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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Hi,

There is one setting that can make a 4x difference in file size which is to scale down retina recordings to 1x.

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GoPack

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I do have that option selected.  So, I guess I'm stuck?
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drew

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This is the worst part about Snagit. The file sizes are ridiculous and in most cases, unusable. I cannot see why there are no options! 
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minisa

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I have the same issue. I just upgraded to Snagit 2019 hoping it would be fixed, but the file size is still ridiculous. The program so slow and sluggish that it is virtually impossible to work with.