Screencasting Tools


  
Jing
Jing
Free
•Download the software to your computer
•Record up to 5 minutes
•Upload to screencast.com or download your video
•Captures still images and video
•Videos are saved in .SWF (Shockwave Flash) format
 
 Screencast-O-Matic 
Screencastomatic
•Free
•Download or record directly from the site
•Record up to 15 minutes
•Allows web cam picture in recording
•Videos are saved in .MP4, .FLV, or .AVI format or upload to YouTube
 Screenr
Screenr
•Free
•Record directly from the site
•Record up to 5 minutes
•Log in with your Facebook, Google, Twitter, or other Social Network logins
Videos can be downloaded in .MP4 format or upload to YouTube
•Embed code is also provided
 
 
 SnagIt
snag it
•Not free
•Educational pricing available
•Capture great looking images and videos with just a few clicks
•Easily customize your screen captures with effects
•Show off what's important with the available markup tools
 Adobe Captivate
Captivate
•Not free
•Educational pricing available
Sophisticated software for creating elearning
•Contains voice and quiz options
•Publishing content to mobile devices
 
 
 CamStudio
camstudio
Free
Open-source
Installs on Windows computers only
Recordings are saved as .avi or .swf
 

Screencasting Apps for iPad
 
 
ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard
Create your tutorial videos and have them saved to the ShowMe cloud. A unique URL allows you to share your videos with others. Once it is saved to the cloud you can delete it from your device.
Price: Free
Show Me Lessons: http://www.showme.com/learn
 
Doceri
Doceri
Doceri allows you to create hand-drawn lessons, presentations and graphics and share them as still images, PDFs or audio/video screencasts. Videos are saved in your My Recordings folder and can be shared to your Camera Roll, as an email attachment or via YouTube. A great feature of Doceri is the ability to re-record.
Price: Free
 
Educreations
This is an excellent app if you want to students to create tutorials or demonstrate understanding by creating informative videos. Very basic and easy to use interface makes it easy to use. Videos are saved in the cloud as private or public. Copy the lesson link to share with others.
Price: Free
 

Stage:Interactive Whiteboard & Document Camera
Write on the screen while you are recording live video and then pull up an image if you want to move to something similar to the other apps. Automatically saved to your Photo Gallery.

Price: Free

 

Explain Everything
Have your students demonstrate mastery of concepts by creating screencasts using this app. Easy to use and allows students to record their screen as well as their voice.
Cost: $2.99
 

 

ScreenChomp
No accounts to keep track of. Students create their video and get a shortened URL to share with others. Students can also download their work as an mp4 file which can then be embedded in a teacher webpage, shared via Edmodo, etc.
Cost: Free
   
 
 

 
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