Posted by: JungleGeorge | November 18, 2008

Screen Recorders

Recently I started looking into creating screen video recording on my PC. The purpose is to create demos, tutorials, and show problems to software vendor. The tool needs to be free, record full or partial screens, add documentation, and support for audio.

Searching the internet turned many such tools that meet these requirement requirements. So far only, I have only used CamStudio. It is open source and recommended by others. As time permits I will look into trying the others. For now CamStudio has meet my needs of being able to record my screen.

Free Screen Recorders

CamStudio Open Source (SourceForge.net) updated April 6, 2005
Beta Version updated  September 04, 2007

AutoScreenRecorder 3 Free version records screen activities into video files. Free for both personnel and commercial use.  It has no expiration date and can be distributed free of charge. The home site provides step-by-step guides to help in using the tool.

Free Screen Recorder v2.9 from NBXSoft updated August 04, 2007 (review)

oRipa Screen Recorder 1.2.2 from EjoyStudio updated November 08, 2006 (review)

Freez Screen Video Capture v1.2 from Small Video Soft

Wink Tutorial and Presentation creation software

Jing a project set up by TechSmith Corporation. Save online or as a file type is swf  on your PC.
Note: The exclusive use of the file type swf may limit its use.

Screen Toaster Free Online Screen Recorder.  Options for recording full desktop, partial desktop, audio and webcam.

Screen-o-matic a free online to record your screen

Conclusion

If you have any suggestions of views on these screen recorders, please respond in this blogs comments.

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