Screencapture Tools

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Free Screencapture Software

Screencapture Software is a quick and simple way to create tutorials,or demonstrations that students can use to review or practice.

SMART Board software allows capture of classroom demonstrations.

Nik Peachey's blog: Free software that could make interactive whiteboards obsolete.

Jing Project This handy, little tool (currently free for Mac and PC) instantly captures and shares images and video...from your computer to anywhere.

Cam Studio: CamStudio is a free PC screen and audio recorder. It creates AVI video files and can turn those AVIs into Streaming Flash videos (SWFs)

Wink http://www.debugmode.com/wink/ Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software. Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users.

Video Editing. Tutorials for editing in Camtasia, Final Cut, iMovie and MovieMaker.

Video Converters

http://www.squared5.com/ MPEG Streamclip is a powerful free video converter, player, editor for Mac and Windows. It can play many movie files,convert MPEG files, and it can encode movies to many formats, including iPod. MPEG Streamclip can also download videos from YouTube and Google by entering the page URL.

http://www.zamzar.com Zamzar is a free online video file converter. It will host up to 100 MB files and there is not software to download. The program emails you the converted file.

Purchased Software

Camtasia is a commercial (not free) screen reading software for PCs from TechSmith that allows you to record, edit, enhance and share your productions.

Captivate Adobe Captivate 3 software (not free) enables anyone to rapidly create powerful and engaging simulations, scenario-based training, and robust quizzes without programming knowledge or multimedia skills.

www.screencast.com Screencast.com is a solution to manage and share videos, images, documents, or anything else online. It is hosted by Tech Smith and is a commercial product.