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I record on a Windows 7 64 bit machine.
I have two things that bother me with the screen recorder:
1) It starts recording just too soon.
I have the recorder all setup and ready to record. Then I activate my application. Next I press F9 to start the recording. A count down follows and then recording starts. I now do my thing in my application and when finished, I press F10 to stop the recording. I then edit the footage.
What I run into is that the first (two) frames of the recording show my application inactive and then it activates. When F9 is pressed, the recorder application becomes active, showing the count down and then it activates my application again and records it. It should wait a little longer, not recording the activation of my application.
I know I can cut the wrong frames out, obviously, but I'd rather have Camtasia not recording them.
2) Why can't I set the left and top position of the recording window manually, through edit boxes, just like the width and height?
I want to record a specific part of the screen and I know exact at which coordinates that is. I now have to manually tinker the recoding window position with the mouse, until I have it spot on, which is inconvenient and also very hard to reproduce in a later state, when a part of the recording has to be done again.
Please add boxes for "left" and "top" for the recoding window.