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Gary Bell Author

Thanks for the feedback, it's greatly appreciated.

I think my main issue is that I don't have enough resource on my laptop. It's only got 8GB RAM, so rapidly runs out of memory when I am doing these things. Lighting and camera is less of an issue for me. It's going to be more tech stuff, where me being there isn't going to bring any real benefit as far as I can see. As such, I can get away with a gaming headset for microphone. It seems to record fairly well.

I use Todoist to keep track of the ideas I get. I do that for my ideas for blog posts too, so it will keep things in one place.

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Manuel Castellin

One thing I noticed with my Mac, is that when you're recording screencasts and audio at the same time the CPU goes bonkers. If you're doing some resource-intensive tasks on top of that (like using IDEs or running virtual machines) your machine can struggle..

The situation has improved for me since when I am using an external audio recorder. Looks like audio processing takes a lot of CPU. If you record live screencasts with OSB, using an external audio recorder like the Zoom H1n or similar might help and give you a little bit of headroom.