We did the StatsJunky webinar last night and it was fantastic… it went over 2 hours just so everyone could get their questions answered. Billy was a TROOPER!!!
Now here’s the obnoxious part. Camtasia is flatly refusing to render the ginormous resulting movie file. Apparently this is a known bug that’s been around forever and the only known workaround is to convert the movie to an AVI and use THAT in camtasia instead of the GoToWebinar-generated .WMV file.
Can you say, TIME CONSUMING?!?!?!?
So now I’m converting the movie to an AVI file, which I will then import back into Camtasia again and hopefully render out to something I can post to the blog. It’s going to take around 3 more hours JUST to convert to an AVI, then probably another 3 hours to render out to a finished postable movie.
Sorry for the delay on the replay everyone, especially since this deal only lasts another day. I hoped you’d all have plenty of time to listen to all the Q&A and have them help you decide if SJ is right for you.
Oh on that note, one thing that came up a few times during the webinar and again in a blog comment here, was about people who already bought SJ previously. Here’s the answer as I understand it:
If your previous SJ subscription (monthly, annual, whatever) has met or exceeded $297 then you’ve ALREADY been upgraded to lifetime and that’s that. You’re set! If you purchase a license now at the $297 price you’ll actually have TWO licenses and the ability to run two totally independent copies of SJ in two places. If you don’t want this, you can get a refund for one of the licenses if you’d like.
If you just bought a month or two ago for example, and haven’t yet spent $297 on your copy, then my understanding is you were NOT upgraded to lifetime, which is pretty easy to understand. Bottom line though is get in touch with the SJ folks and I think they’ll do right by you. Get on one of their daily webinars if you’re having any trouble reaching them by email.
OK back to rendering for me! Well, for my computer anyway… 😉