Request for improving the video quality in Snagit 11

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Can you please improve the codec quality for MP4 files in Snagit 11? Snagit 11 does not handle well video movement, which becomes quickly pixelated. Please allow the Snagit user to select bit rate and frame rate in the next version of Snagit. From http://feedback.techsmith.com/techsmi..., I understand that the frame rate is set up for 15 frames per second. Can you allow low, medium (15 fps), and high frame rate and low, medium, and high bit rate for H.264 encoding? I like Snagit because it is easy to use. But please make the video quality better. I do not want to use Camtasia Studio.

Thank you!
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Michel Dupagne

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Daniel Foster, Snagit strategy lead

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Official Response
Hi all- I’m excited to let you know that you can now have the option to choose from Low, Medium, or High video capture settings in the new Snagit 13. The default is Medium, which targets 15 fps. When you set this preference to High, Snagit will target 30 fps.


Of course, since Snagit generates a ready-to-share MP4 video in real-time (quite a resource-intensive activity!) the actual framerate of your video will vary. Key factors that impact framerate include: your computer hardware, how much system resource is consumed by your other apps and services, capture dimensions, and amount of motion in your content.

Other video-related updates in Snagit 13 include support for webcam video capture, full-screen capture on displays larger than 1080p, and animated GIF creation from videos. Do let us know what other video features you’d like to see in Snagit.

Next steps:
  • Read more about what’s new in this version.  
  • Try out the new version of Snagit for 15 days – download it here.
  • If you own a license to any earlier version of Snagit on Windows or Mac, you can upgrade to the latest and greatest for only $24.95 USD – see upgrade details here.
  • Oh, and if you are diving deep into video creation, check out Camtasia, our video editing powerhouse!