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Digital Media Production Guide : Screencasting

This guide highlights various software and tools you can use to create digital video projects

Screen Capture and Screencasting Tools

 Get step-by-step instructions for creating a screencast: Digital Media Life Hacks--Screencasting

 

Jing http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html
PC and MAC options. 5 minutes recording time. Saves in .FLV format. Creates link to share on websites, blogs, e-mail. Does both screencapture -- still images and screencast -- video.


 

Screencastomatic: http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/
PC and MAC options. No Installation. 15 minutes of recording time. Records screen and webcam. Saves in MP4, AVI, FLV format. Publish to YouTube HD.   



 

Debut: http://www.nchsoftware.com/capture/index.html
PC and MAC options. Records from webcam, computer screen, external devices, streaming video. Record videos as avi, wmv, flv, mpg, mp4, mov formats. Works with VideoPad Video Editor Software