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Best Screencasting Apps

Unlike a screenshot, screencasts can also be called a screen capture video or screen recording and are great for teaching or sharing ideas.

A screencasting apps is a digital Screen record on Window and Mac and usually includes an audio commentary. Screencasts are just one of many different types of educational videos. Screencasting not only saves time answering the same questions over and over, but it has been proven that 80% of viewers can remember a video they have seen in the last 30 days.

Unlike a screenshot, screencasts can also be called a screen capture video or screen recording and are great for teaching or sharing ideas. Think about your digital life. All the time you’re sitting at your desk. Think about your apps, Websites, IMs, emails, and everything that makes up your digital world.

Teachers may benefit greatly from screencasting, which is the practise of videotaping your computer screen for the benefit of your pupils. One of the finest ways to record lesson and how-to films to share with your students is using screencasting software. However, you require more than simply a webcam to employ screencasting technology in the classroom.

The right screencasting software, app, or extension is critical for sending videos to your students’ devices. Some of the best screencasting programs are desktop video recorders. You can download and install these apps on your device and then use them for recording and screencasting as needed. below we have mentioned the best screencasting apps. 

Here is the list of Best Screencasting Apps

Screencast-O-Matic

Welcome to Screencast-O-Matic.com. Screencasting is an easy way to share your ideas, collaborate with others, and create dynamic titles for your videos. This video will show you the basics of how to create a screencast on our website. A recording dialog box will appear where you can select the size of the recording area and record your webcam.

Click the circular button in the upper left corner of this box to start recording. You are now ready to start recording! Click anywhere on the screen that you want to record and click Record at the bottom of the dialog box.

Vmaker

If you have simple requirements and just want to record basic screencasts, Vmaker is worth a look. The free version has no watermark and there are no recording restrictions. You don’t have drawing tools or many customization options in this version, but you can quickly and easily record a video (screen, webcam, or both screen and webcam) and then download or send it. And if you find that you like Vmaker, you can upgrade to the paid version and get drawing tools, 4K video, and more.

Loom

If you’re looking for a way to quickly capture what’s on your screen, Loom might be just the tool for you. It’s available as a free and paid product, with three plans (Pro, Business and Enterprise). The free version offers screen and camera recording (with a speech bubble), allows viewers to comment and react, offers 480p resolution, and provides viewer insights (number of views of your video). Video editing software are limited, but you can trim footage and create GIF thumbnails.

When recording with the free Google Chrome extension, you have the option to record a tab or the entire screen. Loom is also available as a downloadable app, which is helpful if you have a weak internet connection that makes recording with the Communication extension for Chrome browser difficult. With the app, you get the same functionality as described above.

CamStudio

CamStudio can record screen and audio activity on your computer as AVI or SWF video files. You can add captions to the recordings, use custom cursors and record the whole screen or just a part of it. CamStudio is a free software solution for creating screen tutorials and other types of screencasts. With CamStudio you can create optimized streaming Flash videos – SWF files – from your recordings.

Camtasia

Camtasia’s video capture interface is simple and straightforward. You select the recording area, decide whether or not to include webcam and microphone inputs, and click Record. The built-in Video editor is a different story. There’s a comprehensive list of editing options, but they don’t feel oppressive. Click-and-drag effects and a good selection of default media are on the left side of the app, while detailed properties and adjustments appear on the right when you select an item in the timeline.

Camtasia offers excellent Attractive videos for those who are not comfortable with the free video editing software. Creating surprisingly professional intro and outro segments and inserting them into our test video was a matter of seconds. Our only issue was with the interactivity features that let you add quizzes or clickable buttons to your project. Configuring these elements was easy enough, but previewing the video and exporting the final product were noticeably more complicated after adding the interactivity.

Microsoft Teams

The free classroom version of Microsoft Teams gets an A+ for PC-loving teachers. If you’re a Microsoft Office 365 devotee, you can rejoice because the full version is already installed. we have dedicated article for Microsoft Teams guides.

If not, the free Teams software offers all the perks. You can set up Online Collaboration tool for classrooms, share resources, create assignments, and more. You get unlimited chat and search, video tutoring, and 10 GB of file storage per person.

Screenflow

Screenflow is a screen recorder, video editor and publishing tool. You can record your screen or audio files on your computer. The good news is that you don’t need to be a professional to use this tool. All you have to do is purchase the license, download the program, install it on your computer and start using it. You can use Screenflow to record anything on your computer screen, and it also works with iOS devices like iPad and iPhone.

Screenflow Features: Intuitive User Interface ScreenFlow has a beautiful, intuitive user interface that makes it easy for you to create incredible videos. You’ll be able to edit yourself like a pro without ever having to read a manual or watch a tutorial.

Explain Everything Whiteboard

Explain Everything Whiteboard, while not a typical screencasting tool, provides everything students need to create lively presentations for iPad, Android, and Chrome, and in a browser. Instead of recording their browser window, students start with a blank screen and preload slides, websites, images, videos, and more.

Then they record the slides as they talk, draw, and control the presentation. The preloaded content guides students to plan ahead and organize their thoughts before hitting the record button. This is a great model for building organizational skills.

Filmora Scrn

Filmora is no stranger to the world of video creation and editing. Like the popular video editing tool Filmora 9, FilmoraScrn is just as intuitive, fun and free to use. Screencasting, for example, often requires the use of on-screen tools to explain or instruct concepts. To assist, FilmoraScrn provides a changeable cursor. If you want to draw attention to a specific element so that viewers can follow your every move, simply change the size, shape and color of your cursor to make it stand out.

Other features include recording from your computer and WebCam simultaneously, using a second image or video in your main footage (such as a facecam for games), adding annotations, importing from over 50 file formats, exporting video in multiple formats, recording the entire screen or just a section, and creating tutorials with the tutorial feature set.

ScreenFlow

Record any part of your screen or a video camera, iOS device, Microphone, or computer audio. Edit the recording to add images, text, music, animations, and transitions. Export the final result as MP4, MOV, M4V, or animated GIF.

Final Words

 Screen recording and screencasting apps can seem like nebulous, complicated tasks, but the process is easier these days than ever. There are a number of programs available for both Windows and Mac computers that make screen recording quite simple. In this article, we’ll go over all the factors you should consider when choosing a screen recorder, including video quality and file size, ease of use, included editing tools, and the types of audio sources the software can record. We’ll also go over the various reasons why you might want to use screen recording software in the first place.

Amy Hinckley
Amy Hinckley
The Dell Inspiron 15 that her father purchased from QVC sparked the beginning of her interest in technology. At Bollyinside, Amy Hinckley is in charge of content editing. Emma's interests outside of working include going for bike rides, playing video games, and watching football when she's not at her laptop.

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