Pause on Camtasia for mp4 files

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It would be nice to be able to create a PAUSE in an MP4 video.   I don't like to use "html" files.  Not convenient.  
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Posted 6 months ago

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why not use the viewer's pause function?
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Bob Lewis

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Kayakman, do you mean Something like a 10 second message
 " Press SpaceBar To Pause Here To: xxx "    ????  OR ????
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1. MP4 is a format that combines compressed video and audio--Techsmith wouldn't be able to add an option where controls/links/hot spots are placed within the video without using HTML or additional files. MP4s are simply not designed to do that on their own.

2. Don't produce with a controller 

3. Camtasia's web player/HTML package is extremely convenient and one of its best features. I manage a couple websites and for my org's internal site, I'm not allowed to embed videos hosted off site for security and other reasons. Being able to render the video with the package of HTML, JS and CSS I need is extremely convenient. I just upload the folder, hit put, and just like that I have a functioning video on our intranet.