The problem with releasing a software package like this to a very specialized and targeted audience is that the software must be ready for primetime and be able to seamlessly integrate with other software in your product line-up or else all of the hardcore users (who would be the ones most likely to purchase the product) are only going to get 5 days of the trial of an unfinished product that delivers less than what most of us want.
Since this software is definitely in a pre-release stage, why not call it a beta and have free licenses that expire monthly until the product is actually viable for implementation with your flagship product?
As it stands, if the product ever gets fixed to integrate with Camtasia seamlessly, your most valued purchasers are not likely to be able to do another trial because you have foolishly released the product too early and with too limited of a trial period. The current five-day trial period is enough to find out that this software is useless in a Camtasia workflow. If you ever make that integration possible, your user-base is less likely to pull the trigger on a purchase without being able to trial-run whether our requests have been heard.
For those who might pay the steep price tag of this software, how are we even to know if the latest release will work for us if we already burned through our trial on a pre-release, mildly effective solution for a problem few of us have? Most Camtasia users are not clamoring for a stand-alone audio editor - we want something that integrates with Camtasia so that audio editing also clips video.
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