I upgraded to Camtasia 9 but it is painstakingly so slow on my machine. Please I need help here

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I upgraded to Camtasia 9 but it is painstakingly so slow on my machine. Please, I need help here.
I have an XPS 8900 dell running windows 10 Pro with a ram of 40GB, 64-bit operating system, with an Intel(R) Core (TM) i7, 4GHz processor, and a 2T hard drive. 
My upgraded version of Camtasia 9 is so slow during edits and takes roughly about 5 to 10 hours to render a 40 min video lesson. At this rate, it won't be able to do all my lesson before the start of a new semester. Can someone help me out, please ?

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Bob Lewis

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I have an XPS 8900 Dell running windows 10 Home with  Ram of 24GB, 64-bit operating system, with an Intel(R) Core (TM) i5, 3.4GHz processor, and a 2TB hard drive and it takes considerable less time to render than you are getting. It is , however, slower that it was with 8.

Have you tried changing the Hardware Acceleration under Edit, Preferences, Advanced?

That may make a difference. You might try each option with a short video and Time how fast it renders to see if any option is an improvement on your system.

Having enough free hard-drive space also helps.

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You might want to do what I have done and take a look at Adobe Captivate.  The newest version is much faster than Camtasia 9 and it has most, if not all of the features that Camtasia 9 has in it.
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Please see this post on how to improve your rendering performance with Camtasia 9:

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Gabriel Ansley Erb

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I'm having the same problem.  Unbelievably slow!  And they touted it as MUCH FASTER, now using all 64 bits, instead of just 32 like Camtasia 8, so boom ... they had me sold ... $99 dollars later, and UUUGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHH.  I have to go back and use my Camtasia 8 to get anything done.
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I too have experienced much delay in getting things done!  Every render takes up 99% CPU and too many edits along the way freezes up constantly.  I'm very disappointed with the upgrade although I do like some of the new features once I got familiar with them.  As for performance, it would be a thumbs down for me. :(
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Before I abandoned Camtasia 9 months ago, I was running it on a Dell 5810 with a XEON processor and 64 GB of the highest speed RAM available.  Camtasia 9 was installed on a 1TB SSD as well and all work files for Camtasia 9 were also stored on the 1TB SSD.  Given all of this I expected LIGHTNING SPEED.  However, my experience is the same with everyone who commented in this post.
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Same experience here.  Camtasia 8 ran just fine, I could multitask with no issues during render even.  Now with 9, render slams my machine, and standard editing crawls horribly.
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recommend you contact free tech support