Measure output audio accurately with an audio meter. (For use during editing, NOT just recording.)

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This conversation has been merged. Please reference the main conversation: Wish list: Audio level meter.

How do I ensure audio levels are consistent across projects, when there is no audio meter or decibel meter for the output audio? Using the system tray audio meter is not accurate, since other editors using different computers do not necessarily use the same soundcard, which is what affects the system audio meter levels in the system tray. Can Camtasia please add an output meter that corresponds to the timeline, so that we can measure audio objectively, rather than subjectively measure audio by how a waveform "looks" on the timeline?
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Kristen F

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Posted 6 years ago

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Dave Walker

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I agree, Kristen!  I work in a university setting.  We have several different students and professors that produce content using Camtasia Studio.  Without a VU meter, we get wildly different audio levels.  Until TechSmith adds a meter, there is no way to deliver consistent, standards-based sound.  This is a huge shortcoming to an overall great product.  I sure hope they fix this soon!
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Jessie O'Donnell, Influencer Relations Coordinator

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Interesting idea! I can see where this would be useful in measuring audio levels for your finished product. Please keep an eye on the larger thread here for any updates:

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