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Full motion video output lagging clarity in vision

Feb 2, 2012 3:49 AM

I have recorded a Full motion video using trial version captivate 5.5. But the video clarity of the output is not good even though i have chosen 32bit under FMR Project settings. Could you please help me out how to fix these clarity issues. I have to advise my management between captivate and camtasia, we got the requirement to do quick videos of 2-5 mins. So I choose Full Motion videos.

 

image1: Following some marks as the mouse moves.

image2: The previous slide/screen marks remain even in new slide/screen.

 

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    Feb 2, 2012 9:12 AM   in reply to kkbadathala

    Hi there

     

    When you choose to record using Captivate, you choose a screen area. And when you play things back, you should be playing them back at the same size as the screen area you used when recording. Is this the case?

     

    I'm guessing it is not, and that's the reason for loss of clarity. This often happens when you scale bitmap images to a smaller size.

     

    Camtasia may do a better job of retaining clarity in this situation because TechSmith uses a propretary CODEC with their videos. So in this case, if full motion is your thing and you cannot or do not wish to adjust the workflow to present at the same size as recorded, Camtasia might be a better tool for you.

     

    I think I'd be evaluating each tool, recording and comparing the results to see which gives me the best output I'm looking for.

     

    Cheers... Rick

     

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