Stuttering audio in Camtasia editor and exported file

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When I play back my edited video in Camtasia 9 (9.1.2), the audio stutters even though the original track didn't. If I pause after the stutter, rewind and then play it again the stutter is gone, but when I export as MP4 this is still there. Does anyone know how to solve this? I upgraded to Camtasia from the trial of Resolve, and am starting to wish I hadn't..
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lbentkower_2000

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I experience the same thing with both Camtasia 8.2 and to a lesser degree with Camtasia 8,6. Since it appears in both of my versions as well as yours, I do not think that it is problem with the browser but somewhat deeper in Camtasia. I have been using Camtasia for many years. This was not present in earlier versions (circa 2.X).
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maybe try this test ...

export only/all audio as a wav; silence original audio; import wav and put on timeline; still happening; also in production?
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I ran into this as well, and here's what I did to fix it. Full disclosure... I'm not an audio expert, but did find it had something to do with using MP3 files instead of WAV files.

What fixed it for me is I imported the MP3 audio track into Adobe Audition (any audio editing software would probably do), and I then converted it (exported it) to WAV format. The resulting file for a 2 minute audio track was 9.8 MB in size, whereas the original MP3 file was only 668 KB. I then imported the new WAV file into Camtasia and the stuttering issue was gone.

I hope that helps!

Rob.
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Thanks, this seemed to sort it out! Hopefully, if I just export all my Audacity recordings as WAV now I should be fine!
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I do not use MP3 files, only wav files. See my earlier reply. The more comments that I see the more I believe this is a deep problem within Camtasia.
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then best to contact free tech support

but I used CS 9 for years, and did thousands of successful projects; many used wav files; no issues
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I have the exact same issue, even with the latest version. I export my audio and import as an MP3, so I'll try the WAV thing and see if it fixes it.