Separate System Sounds from Voice Input

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Is it possible to separate system sounds, e.g. mouse clicks and the sounds of typing during text input from speech input on the audio track afterwards?

I would like to dub a screencast video about the use of software via commentary subsequently. The simultaneous operation of the software with simultaneous speaking in English (not my native language) unfortunately does not bring good results.

I record the operation with voice input, so that I know how fast I have to go and when I have to take breaks. However, I would like to dub this speech input again later and concentrate on speaking. I could then hide the original audio track. But not the system sounds.

Or is there a better way to manage this?

Thanks for expertise in advance. I am a newbie.
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Ingrid

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David Demyan

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Ingrid, I applaud your effort to streamline your recording process. Many screencasters want to be able to do exactly what you are attempting. Camtasia Recorder allows you to capture microphone audio and system audio, either individually or together. When you record with the options shown below, you get two audio tracks on the timeline: one for system audio and one for microphone audio.



I get two timeline tracks when I do this. One for system audio and one for mic audio. You could create your separate audio track using Audacity for example, and lay that on the timeline. Compare the pauses and waveforms to ensure you get the new audio track right and delete the original Camtasia-recorded mic audio. Or you could just use Audacity to record the mic audio and skip using Camtasia for that altogether.

Good luck with this project. Let us know how it turns out!
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Thank you very much for your support, David.
I ticked the box with Systemaudio and after recording, I separated the recording track (screen) into video and audio.

I then have 3 tracks: screen, system audio and audio (spoken text). But unfortunately, the sound of mouse clicks and keyboard clatter when typing text is on the audio track and not on the system audio track????
Are those sounds not what is meant with "system sounds"?

I will definitely try Audacity for dubbing the speech. Thanks for the tip.