Tablet for Camtasia 2018

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Which Tablet would be good for Camtasia 2018 for creating Technical Tutorials ? 

Microsoft Surface Go Pentium Gold - (8 GB/128 GB SSD/Windows 10 Home in S Mode) 
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Microsoft Surface Pro Core m3 7th Gen - (4 GB/128 GB SSD/Windows 10 Pro)

Has anybody tried using these Tablet ? Any other Tablet (New IPad Pro) ?

Planning to run PPT (with animations) along with Screen/Voice Recording. Should I use Snagit instead of Camtasia ? 
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Ed Covney

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Neither.
If you're a hobbyist and intend on creating videos occasionally, get the 8GB one. 
In general, using a small 10" screen @ 216 dpi to do video work doesn't sound exciting, sorry. 

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I agree; the more ram for the man is best.
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The Microsoft Surface Go Pentium Gold - (8 GB/128 GB SSD/Windows 10 Home in S Mode) 

It’s processor as I researched it doesn’t even meet the minimum recommended requirements. 2 cores 1.6 GHz

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/processors/pentium/4415y.html

Camtasia 2018 requirements are 2.0 GHz with 2 cores.

https://www.techsmith.com/camtasia-system-requirements.html

 

The Microsoft Surface Pro Core m3 7th Gen - (4 GB/128 GB SSD/Windows 10 Pro) meets the minimum requirements. But just barely. With no breathing room.

https://www.notebookcheck.net/Intel-Core-m3-7Y30-Notebook-Processor.178426.0.html

It should meet Camtasia’s “Recommended Requirements” to be a decent worthy tablet and provide you with a smooth editing experience. Especially considering the high resolution of the of Surface Pro tablet.

Cramming the entire Camtasia user interface including the canvas area into a 10” tablet screen/area for editing purposes? Would be a nightmare scenario in my opinion.

At the very least I suggest you get a large screen laptop.

Preferably a Desktop with a 23” monitor or larger. If you can make a Desktop work for you.

As far as planning to run PPT with animations. And should you use SnagIt or Camtasia. Camtasia is the way to go.

Regards, Joe