Screencapture & Screencasting Tools

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Last updated: October 4, 2016 at 15:51 pm

Tools used to capture screenshots and screencasts (recorded screen activity). Listed in alphabetical order.


ACA Capture Pro
It captures screen images, web pages, Flash, icons, etc, it creates videos of your computer screen.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


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Rapidly create simulations, software demonstrations, and scenario-based training.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016: 39  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/adobe-captivate/


Articulate Replay
Create screencasts with Articulate Replay.
Cost:  Free with Articulate Storyline  |  Available: Download


BB Flashback
Record, enhance, share. Create compelling demos and tutorials with BB FlashBack screen recorder.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


BSR Screen recorder
Captures video, sound and pictures of anything you see on your screen.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


CamStudio
CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download


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Techsmith’s Camtasia is a tool to record, edit and enhance on-screen activity in the form of screencasts.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016: 24  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/camtasia/


Capture Assistant
Capture Assistant is a convenient and easy-to-use text and graphics capture tool.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Capture WizPro
Capture or record anything on your PC fast.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


award-128Clarify
Use multiple screenshots to tell your story. Mark them up, add some text and export them as a document to PDF, Word or Dropbox.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016: 92  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/clarify/


clip2net
Share screenshots and files the easiest way.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download/Hosted


Demo Builder
Demo Builder provides an easy way to create tutorials, presentations or demonstrations that show how software and systems work.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Explain Everythingaward-128
An interactive whiteboard and screencasting app that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost everywhere.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016: 95  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/explain-everything/


Faststone Capture
A powerful, lightweight, yet full-featured screen capture tool that allows you to easily capture and annotate anything on the screen.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


Gadwin PrintScreen
Want to create a screenshot suitable for saving or printing? Then just hit a key on your keyboard. Oh yeah, you’ll have to download this program first.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


Greenshot
A free screenshot tool optimized for productivity.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download


Instant Demo
Screen Recorder Software for Presentations, Training and Support
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


iShowU
iShowU is a “realtime” video screen recorder for Macs.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


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Techsmith’s Jing is a free screencasting program that lets you capture anything you see on your computer screen, as an image or short video, and share it instantly.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016: 109  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/jing/


KingKong Capture
Capture onscreen images fast and easy.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


MWSnap
MWSnap is a small yet powerful Windows program for snapping (capturing) images from selected parts of the screen.
Cost: Free |  Available: Download


PrtScr
Captures full screen, rectangle selection, freehand selection, or active window.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


Replay Video Capture for Mac
Use it to record online video, and anything else playing on your screen.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Rikisoft EasySnap
Get any part of your screen captured and saved automatically with speed and quality.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


Screenbird
Screenbird is a full cross platform video screen capture tool and host.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


ScreenCastle
Online screen recorder
Cost: Free |  Available: Hosted


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Screencast-O-Matic makes screencasting free and easy, with one-click screen capture, online or you can download and install the application on Mac OSX.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 100 2ools for Learning 2016: 31 See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/screencast-o-matic/


ScreenDash
Capture screenshots from your computer, webcam & iPhone.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Download


ScreenFlow
Screencasting and video editing software for Mac.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted


Screenhunter
An award-winning screen capture software solution to capture any part of screen image, print, edit screenshot with annotations.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Download


Screenpresso
Screenpresso captures your desktop (screenshots and HD videos) for your training documents, collaborative design work, IT bug reports, and more.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Download


ScreenRecord
ScreenRecord is a screen recording tool that allows the user to capture the screen as a Quicktime movie.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download


Screenshot Captor
A best-in-class tool for grabbing, manipulating, annotating, and sharing screenshots.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


ScreenSnapr
Effortlessly share images: show the world what you see with ScreenSnapr.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


Screeny
Screeny makes screen capturing easy and gives you the freedom to capture your videos or images at any size.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download (for Macs)


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Techsmith’s Snagit is a screen capture tool that lets you grab an image or video of what you see on your computer screen and then add enhancing text and other effects.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016: 26  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/snagit/


SnapIt
Easy to use screen capture software which allows you to easily capture anything on the screen including windows, menus, full screen, rectangular regions, web pages and take shots of moving images.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


TinyGrab
Take a screenshot and share it with your clients or friends in less time than it took you to read this sentence!
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


TurboDemo
Capture screenshots and explain software, PC applications, websites and products with animated demos and tutorials.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


ViewletBuilder
Create Flash tutorials or simulations that exactly mirror the way your product or web site works.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


ViewletCam
ViewletCam is the fastest, easiest way to record PC applications, PowerPoint presentations, animations, and video directly from your PC screen.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Voila
The ultimate screen capture app for Mac.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Webinaria
Tools to create software demos.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


websnapr
websnapr lets you capture screenshots of (almost) any web page.
Cost: Free and premium versions |  Available: Hosted


Wink
Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software (like a tutor for MS-Word/Excel etc).
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download