Why can't I capture video with Snagit Chrome Extension?

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I don't get a video option when I choose a region to record. Any reason?
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Gail Palubiak

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Posted 4 years ago

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Josh Holnagel, Employee

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Hi Gail,

The reason for this is that the Snagit for Google Chrome extension takes advantage of the built-in Chrome screensharing options when capturing video. Chrome allows sharing of the entire screen or individual windows, but unfortunately not a specific region of the screen. Image capture is a little different, so region selection is possible (within a browser).

Hope that helps, and thanks for posting.


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