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Camtasia can do far more than just video screen capture. For the price,
capabilities, and ease of use, I'd say it can't be beat.
The Mac version is not compatible with the PC version, so there is no equal
exchange of its proprietary files between the two while a project is
underway. Once completed, however, the end result can be replayed anywhere..
Any modern-day Windows platform (Win 7 and above) will handle editing. The
key is to have as much RAM as possible, e.g., 16 GB. And the video
subsystem should also have its own built-in RAM of sufficient quantity.
If I were tasked to do a lot of this sort of thing, I'd want a high-powered
desktop system with a top-end video card. This is because the video
subsystem of a given laptop may or may not be up to the task. Some may,
Let no one try to tell you that you have to have a Mac to accomplish your
task. That was more or less true twenty years ago, but not any more.
On Tue, Sep 3, 2019 at 9:10 AM Sion Lane <sion -dot- lane -at- unit4 -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> What recommendations do people have for screen video capture software and
> something to edit the resulting videos?
> I've used Camtasia in the past but I suspect the requirements will exceed
> its capabilities - videos should include more than just screen capture.
> Also, what kind of machine are you using? Any research I do indicates that
> a high spec laptop is required, I'm not massively used to Macs so would
> prefer something Windows-based but I'm happy to try something new.
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