Tag Archives: Screen Capture

Can You Use A Digital Camera As a Webcam For Screencasting?

Can an external camcorder be used as a webcam for screencasting software? Quick answer - yes! But there are some things to be aware of. Continue reading
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(Ep. 6) Best Screen Capture Software Comparison Series – CamStudio vs. Screenr

Two questions I get asked a lot is "...which video screen capture software do you recommend...?" The other one is, "...are there any free software you'd recommend for recording my computer screen...?" I answer both questions in this video. Continue reading
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Update: Best Screen Capture Software Series – Camtasia Mac v2.1 Now Sports a Chroma Key Effect

Here's an update to Episode 2: Camtasia Macintosh in the Best Video Screen Capture Software series. With Techsmith's latest release of Camtasia for Macintosh (v2.1), we now have it all... including a Chroma Key/Green Screen effect! Continue reading
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(Ep. 5) Best Screen Capture Software Comparison Series – Jing (and Snagit)

Techsmith is retiring Jing Pro. So, with all the choices out in the wild, which video screen capture software should you use for professional screen capture projects? Check out the video; I answer all those questions for you. Continue reading
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(Ep. 4) Best Screen Capture Software Comparison Series – Screenflow

[Video] Screenflow is Telestream's client-side video screen capture software. It's made for the Macintosh. In this review, Screenflow came out with an overall “Mel Rank” of 5.0 (out of 5). Watch this short video to see the features I rated. Continue reading
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Screencast software tip – How To Zoom In To Different Parts Of The Screen At The Same Time

(Video) In this screencast software tip I answer a question about how I create a simultaneous zoom effect found in a couple of my video screen capture projects. The effect is useful when zooming in to one part of the screen causes another critical part to slide from view. Continue reading
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(Ep. 3) Best Screen Capture Software Comparison Series – Camtasia Studio

Thinking about purchasing screencasting software? Watch this series first. In episode 3 of the Best Screencasting Software Comparison series, I assign a "Mel-rank" to Camtasia Studio. (That's the PC version of Techsmith's video screen capture software.) Overall Mel-rank? Three out of 5. Watch the video to see why. Continue reading
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