Screencasting tools are used to record your computer’s screen which could contain audio qualities. You can make demonstrations or tutorials by recording your screen. I had previously written about some screencasting tools in articles titled How to make videos with Camtasia Studio, Record Screencast with VLC media player and Screen Recording. But today I want to introduce you to free online screencasting tools for making videos.
Online screencasting tools are web-based apps that enable you to record a Screencast from a web browser. With just a click of a button, you can start recording even without installing any application on your PC. So if you ever want to record a quick Screencast without downloading or installing any application on your PC, then online screencasting tools are your best options. So let me quickly introduce you to some online screencasting tools.
Online Screencasting tools:
Screenr: Screenr is a web based app that allows you to record your screen. Screenr is an easy tool to record screencasts. Screenr doesn’t just let you record screencasts, it also allows you to publish them. You do not need to install anything on your computer. Mac and PC users can use this app and its free to use. It produces good video and audio quality. Simply visit screenr.com, click on the record button to get started, drag the recording frame to the area of the screen you want to record, ensure you are recording with audio if you want and click record.
Screencast-o-matic: Screencast-o-matic is yet another free web-based screencast app that allows you instant Screencast recording with no application installations. Screencast-o-matic works on same principle as screenr. You can as well upload your recorded screencasts to video hosting site like Youtube.
ScreenCastle: Screencastle is an online free screencasting tool that lets you record your screencasts directly from your web browser. Simply visit the website and click on the big red button to get started. You can as well record your Screencast with a good audio quality if you desire using this web app.
Of course there are so many free and premium screencasting tools out there, but someday you may have a necessity to record a Screencast and may not have the time to download and install any application. Cloud computing has revolutionized the way we use computer and we are even going to see more web-based apps in few years to come. Online screencasting tools make it even easier for you to record screencasts and publish them to the web.
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