Text from PPT looks pixeled on MP4

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Hello, I have imported my PPT and while converting it to a video all the text looks quite pixeled, I have checked the quality of the video, the fonts on my PPT but honestly I am not sure what I am missing, this is the first time this has happened to me
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Rick Stone

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Can you be more specific about how you got your PPT into Camtasia? There are essentially three ways now.

1. Play the PPT, then start Camtasia separately and record the PPT as it plays.
2. From inside the PPT, use the Camtasia Add in to start and end the recording.
3. From inside Camtasia, choose to import the PPT.

Cheers... Rick :)
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I am having the same problem and am not finding an answer in the forums. I am using Camtasia 9 and have created PPT "frames" or slides to put in between video clips with simple text to bridge between videos.
The videos look great and in Camtasia the PPT slides/text render well, but after video is produced the text looks terrible. attached is post production text from the video.  Because it looks fine before production of final video I am not sure how to fix it. I tried other production settings, but they made no difference.
-gail

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This would sound like a situation where something is being "magnified". Not so much in the sense of using the tools in Camtasia to magnify, but more along the lines of the video being "stretched" during playback. While I realize that nothing was mentioned about zooming, the article and video linked to below should help with better understanding what causes things like this to happen.

https://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia-8-zooming-misunderstood-screencasting-quality.html

Cheers... Rick :)
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Yes! That worked. I went into the project in Camtasia and changed the scale of the PPTs, scaling them up just to 50% from 33.3% and now the text looks fine.  Thank you Rick.  I am glad that was a simple fix.
-gail