Is it possible to get a longer version of the "Morning Cafe" music track?

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Many of these audio tracks can be extended to be arbitrarily long. It would be great if there were longer versions that could simply be trimmed in Camtasia. I'd love to have a longer version of "Morning Cafe".
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Brent Beckman, Strategy Lead

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Unfortunately, that specific track does not have any alternate versions available.  However, you may be able to loop that yourself, with some creative cutting and splicing.  
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I tried some audio editing to extend it myself. I learned quickly that I'll need some time to develop that skill set :). 
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I managed to extend it cleanly using Audacity. p.s. This is my first experience using Camtasia. Really fantastic piece of software!
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Good for you, I just completed a 5:53 .wav of that music file for you.
I was going to upload it to MediaFire but if your happy with what you got that's great. I wouldn't say mine is perfect but the beat timing is right and and  the transitions overlaps smoothly.Not something I normally do.It was fun to play with. I used Adobe Audition.
Good Luck with the project.
If you have second thoughts about your music file, I can still send you mine.

Regards,Joe

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Thanks for the effort and help! It may be still useful if you want to provide a link.

Here is a link to my extended version. I copied the entire track from the first cymbal flourish to the end then pasted that in at the position of the first cymbal flourish after the chorus. That extends it out to 3:17 and gives two choruses.

http://www.mediafire.com/file/krt54eac6ouvxal/morning-cafe-extended-3m15s.mp3/file
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Sounded good, I went a different route.

I overlapped at 1:59. A lot of the background instrumentation drops out through overlapped audio transition into the beginning of the original audio track.Then I did it one more time so that the finished product is 6 minuets long.
I also produced it as a .wav file at 41,100hz 16bits. That's Camtasia's favorite format for working with audio.Plus, it's a very clean audio track.

It makes for a large audio file but if you render your video at 256kb or 320kb.
The sound quality of your music tracks will come out sounding great.http://www.mediafire.com/file/ia9pip3y9d586r5/Morning%20Cafe_mixdown.wav
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All music tracks should be single loops not relooped.Then any novice that can cut and past to create an endless loop of anything. Being a musician helps with this but most people lack that ability. I do appreciate the free stuff but unless you can edit it the odds are very good you aren't going to find the exact length you need.
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I agree, loops are better.

However,  they don't address timing. Videos don't conveniently end when  the song ends.Unless you're incredibly lucky.Leaving you stuck with fading out the audio. A less than polished ending.
I like the Auto Music approach. A lot of video editors use it these days but the library's are more limited.
The length of the music track is infinite and the ending is composed automatically for you. Into a faded ending that sounds like the end of a song. "For the most part" its not  perfection.Adobe's Premier Elements has a very limited music selection and the controls look like this.  
Corel Video Studio used to let you remove any instrument you wanted from a song, change tempo, purchase more music. Now it's more basic.
I don't envision Camtasia going this route. The limited content makes this feature less than ideal but I think it's pretty cool anyway.
Regards,Joe
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