No increased production speed for Camtasia 2018

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I have done 3 tests to see if there is an increased production speed and have found none. Most notably a converted project produced in Camtasia 2018 took 15 minutes and the same project in Camtasia 9 took 5 minutes. Is there something I should be doing to leverage the increased production speed of Camtasia 2018, or is it only applicable in certain circumstances? I am using an i7 4 core 2.2 GHz Processor, Mac Book Pro running Windows, with 16 GBs of RAM.
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Jenm

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Joe Morgan

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Camtasia 2018 renders faster by utilizing a discrete graphics cards power. If you have a low powered graphics card.It actually creates a bottle neck and slows down the rendering process. Which seems to be what's happening to you.
2018 enables rendering with the Graphics card by default in settings.


Try setting it to Use Software-only mode. It won't render videos any faster than Camtasia 9. But it shouldn't be slower either.


Regards,Joe
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Thank you so much Joe!
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I did another test with software-only mode on and it still is taking twice as long in Camtasia 2018 to produce a video. I am using a project converted from camtasia 9, so maybe that is the issue.
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Odd, somethings not right.

I for one get faster render times with 2018. But I also have a good graphics card.

You should probably contact support. They can sort it out.

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Regards, Joe