Jun 3, 2013 // eLearning Tools

The Best Screencasting Software for You

Are you planning to create a screencast for your online course, but you aren’t sure which software to use? We have found the best screencasting software for both Mac users and Window users. Screenflow  is a great option for the Mac users. It allows the user to easily record your screen, and features great video editing options when you need to create a professional video for your online course. DigitalChalk: The Best Screencasting Software for YouScreenflow is extremely user friendly, so whether you are a first time user or experienced user, you can create a great video for your students. Screenflow is also a relatively inexpensive option for this type of software at $99 per license.

  • User friendly
  • Large number of editing options
  • Allows you to add subtitles
  • The videos you create are easily uploaded to YouTube to Vimeo

Camtasia is a great choice for the Window users, because it creates a simple process to capture and edit what you record. This helps all of the new users to learn quickly and become a pro in no time. If you are already familiar with creating screencasts, then you can jump in and begin creating quickly. Camtasia costs more at $299, but is one of the best all around tool for Windows.

  • Record your Powerpoint presentations
  • Built in video editor
  • Easy to upload to YouTube
  • Various export options

Bekah Stinehour

Technical Writer

Bekah is a customer advocate, marketing assistant, and a technical writer for DigitalChalk. She graduated from Auburn University in 2012 and has been working with DigitalChalk for three years.

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