Why does SnagIt turns on my camera when recording the screen?

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Even though I turn the webcam recording option off, my webcamera still lights up and i can switch the recording to my webcam. 
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Lexa Moose Baraksó

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  • what the hell

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croovers

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Hi Lexa,

I believe that is so you can switch between screen capture and webcam flawlessly in real time as you record. If the camera weren't on it would lag when you flip between the two in a video.


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Donald Allen

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What if you're not creating a video, but only trying to capture a video online? SnagIt 12 did this flawlessly. SnagIt 13 doesn't.
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Donald Allen

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All I want to do is record an online video. I don't do original videos in SnagIt 13. My camera has its own app software for recording videos. How the hell do I shut off the video camera and record the video on my monitor?
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Donald Allen

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All I want to do is record an online video. I don't do original videos in SnagIt 13. My camera has its own app software for recording videos. How the hell do I shut off the video camera and record the video on my monitor?
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Dubie

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Do you have webcam unchecked in the capture preferences?



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Bima School

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If you do not want snaggit to open your web cam when recording on screen videos, just disable the Állow Apps to access your camera' option in the Camera settings and that will resolve the issue. Alternately, if you want to Snagit to open your camera simultenously just turn it On.

Hope this helps!

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