How to Use Snapz Pro X 2.1 to Record Desktop Movements and Encode Video for Beginners

Snapz Pro X 2.1.0






This video tutorial will show you how to use Ambrosia Software’s screen-capture software to record desktop movements and then encode audio and video for video editing beginners. This video tutorial comprehensively answers the following questions.





  1. What frame rate should I choose in Movie Settings and then what frame rate in Compression Settings
  2. Which compression type should I choose in Compression Settings?
  3. Which encoding mode should I choose in Compression Settings, and why?
  4. How do I embed desktop sounds in video?
  5. Under what circumstances do I use Sorenson Video 3?





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  • Snapz Pro X version: 2.1.0
  • VTC version: 1.0
  • Video length: 10 minutes 9 seconds
  • Video format: QuickTime
  • Video compression: H.264
  • Video resolution: 900 x 675 pixels
  • Audio effects: Enabled
  • Audio commentary: Enabled

  • Correction: At frame 12,560 and up (or 08:43), the narrator advises that the key frame number be left blank. We would like to change the statement and advise that you enter 1.




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    Snapz Pro X is a product of Ambrosia Software, Inc.

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