Daniel Foster of TechSmith shares some of his favorite screencasting tips to product great looking marketing videos for SnagIt 9.
Screencasts are videos that demonstrate how to use a software, a web app or anything that be used on a computer. There are various screencasting tools available to help you record screencasts.
Microsoft has introduced a basic screencasting software for Windows (free, of course) that can capture all your desktop activity including the keystrokes and audio.
Debut runs silently in the background and can record a movie of your desktop screen or it can capture video using your webcam. The software is light and will have no effect on the overall performance of your PC.
BB FlashBack is an excellent screen recording software for Windows that also includes some very powerful functions for editing screencast videos.
Create Screencast Videos for the iPhone or video iPod touch with Camtasia Studio 5.1 – a free software ugprade.
Video Spin also ships with a variety of 2D transitions, background music and other sound effects to make your amateur movies look slightly more professional and interesting.
Download free software to record game videos while you are playing your favorite computer game. The videos can be capture in high-resolution quality with full sound. You can later upload the game videos to YouTube or burn them to a DVD.
TipCamp is a new screen recording software for Windows that can help you create movies of your desktop screen or even a remote computer. The software is available as a free download.
Free Video Editing Software Though Windows Movie Maker from Microsoft remains the popular choice, CNET recommends open-source video editor Jahshaka for creating videos on a budget – if you take the time to learn the program and actually read some of those tutorials, you’ll quickly discover that Jahshaka is a very serious editing application with a learning curve that will keep you occupied for a while.
Camtasia Studio 5 is the best screencasting software. When compared with other tools like Adobe Captivate or Qarbon Viewlet Builders, Camtasia wins both in ease of use and the extensive feature set. Camtasia Studio also works with Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. It can directly upload your screencast videos to FTP servers. Camtasia Studio 5.0 is available as a free download from TechSmith.com – works without limitations and watermarks for 30 days.
Tom Cantu who works for Christian Radio Station “Radio Vida KRGE 1290 AM” is having some issues with Windows Media Encoder.