Problem with Transition like Page Roll and Fade

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Recently when putting screen recorded takes together I am getting a brief flash to black between takes when the Page Roll, Fade or Flip is used. I am an experienced user and have not seen this before.

Windows 10 updated a few days ago and this issue seem to start then, any ideas please 
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Joe Morgan

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Windows 10 big Spring update 1803 installed on my computer just this morning.
It took like 45 or 50 minutes to install after a installing in the background for an hour or so.
I tested the 3 transitions you mentioned before and after the update.
They worked correctly in both instances. This was in Camtasia 9.1.2.
Then as I wrote this I thought about Camtasia 8.6. You weren't specific as to which version of Camtasia you are using.

Camtasia 8 does an issue. I don't know if it's related to this update or what. I don't use version 8 anymore.
If you De-select "Use trimmed content in transitions" The problem should go away.
In this image I have use trimmed content enabled.

Leaving the timeline indicator in the same place I right click on the transition and then click on use trimmed content to disable it.
As you can see the video below becomes visible. That video is missing for several frames. I also extended the duration of the transition to around 2 seconds. That makes it easier to spot glitches.

Regards, Joe
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to add to what Joe has provided, if you have added transitions between grouped items, you can get the artifacts you describe; the color of the artifact is based on the setting of the video's background color [project settings]

also, vertically stacked timeline objects can cause artifacts if the transition is not applied to all items in the stack

a workaround is to insert saved frames of both sides of the transition point, then apply the transition to the split between the saved frames; set the duration of the saved frames to 1/2 the transition duration

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