Make Windows 8 Start Screen video in SnagIt 12.1

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I'm running SnagIt 12.1 on Windows 8.1. I watched the SnagIt 11 tutorial video on how to capture and image and video of the Windows 8.x Start Screen. Using SnagIt 12.1 I got the Image part to work, but not the video.

Is there a SnagIt 12.x video or step-by-step instructions on how to do it it?

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Bob Schild

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Posted 5 years ago

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Hello Bob,

We do not have a video created for recording in Windows 8 but it is on the "to-do" list. : ) It is similar to recording on Snagit 11 but now you can use the video edit feature. I made a short video for you.

http://screencast.com/t/J0c4sBs1mWM

Let me know if you have any questions or think it needs more detail.

Thanks,

Erika

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It doesn't allow recording just a part of the start screen as in version 11, but I'll given it a try this weekend.
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I could not get it to work. Here's what I did. I'm running SnagIt 12.1 on a Windows 8.1 (64-bit) computer.


  1. I set Q as the Video hotkey.

  2. Opened the Start Screen.

  3. Scrolled over to the area I wanted to record.

  4. Pressed Q.

  5. Selected the area to record.

  6. Clicked on the Record button.

  7. I was taken to the desktop where the count-down ran.


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