Issue with splitting audio and video in 20.0.4

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I also created a ticket for this. No response as yet, but I know they are quite busy. Posting here in case anyone else has seen this issue.

Prior to version 20.0.3 (I think), splitting audio resulted in two entries in the Media bin, and the files were separate on disk. As of 20.0.4, this is no longer the case. The split appears on the timeline, but not in the media bin, and on disk a single trec file is generated rather than separate files. Here is a short video illustrating the issue. https://www.loom.com/share/332490a6a96f4dd69d013ebd308508a3
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Camtasia never modifies your source files.  Edits only happen on the timeline.   They never happen in the media bin.  

-Stephen
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Well, this is confusing because I could swear that I had done this in the past. In fact, I did not know that editing outside Camtasia was possible until I found an article on how to accomplish it. I will see if I can find the article again and see if I am mis-remembering. 


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I cannot speak for the mac version.
Perhaps you're thinking of this?

You can extract the contents of a .trec file from the media bin in Windows.
This will produce separate files that you can import into Camtasia & other programs.



Regards,Joe
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That was not what I was remembering, but it would work! What program is this from? I do not see an option in Camtasia for Mac anywhere.
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BTW, there is an option to export the entire finished audio, so I guess I can use that in a pinch. What I would really like is to have more/better audio processing built in to the app. Screenflow, which I used previously, had a better audio implementation, including scrubbing in the timeline -- a really must have feature.
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Theres a drawback, the cursor is lost in the extraction process. 
Camtasia Windows has had extract for as long as I remember.


 
I can export audio as a .wav as well. I process my audio in Adobe Audition all the time.
I'm at a disadvantage, I don't run a Mac and cannot offer sound Mac advice.
Sorry about that.


 
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Thanks! The menu option does not appear in the Mac version for whatever reason. I have the Windows version running on a VM, so I will check that out. I may end up just exporting the entire audio track and processing it in Cubase, but it would be much nicer to be able to do quick processing of one track segment (which i still swear I was able to do at some point).