Screencasting tools

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Adobe Captivate : Rapidly create simulations, software demonstrations, and scenario-based training. Free Trial, Download 

AllCapture : Capture your desktop activities in real-time and create your demos, software simulations and tutorials. Free Trial, Download

Bulent’s Screen Recorder : Captures video, sound and pictures of anything you see on your screen. Any part of the screen or a window or the entire desktop can be recorded
Free trial, Download

CamStudio : Record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into Streaming Flash videos (SWFs). Open Source, Download

Camtasia : Record your screen to create training, demo, and presentation videos, aka screencasts. Free Trial, Download 

CaptureWizPro : A professional tool for capturing anything on your screen, even tricky items like the entire contents of scrolling areas, drop-down lists, tool tips, mouse pointers and screen savers. There’s also a high-performance recorder for capturing streaming video or creating demos. Free Trial, Download

DemoBuilder : Capture your activities in a running application and then edit the recorded material to add a voice-over narration track or background music, visual effects, annotations, comments and other elements that will add to the efficiency of your presentation. Free Trial, Download

Flash Demo Builder : Its powerful screen capturerecords keypresses and mouse movements to show clearly how some processes and applications work. Free Trial, Download

FlashDemo Studio : Record your PC screen activities in real time.  Publish as Flash movies. Download

FreeScreencast : Record your screen, upload, and share with ease. Hosted

GoVIew : Capture your computer screen and audio, then instantly share your recording online. Hosted

Instant Demo : Screen Recorder Software. Free Trial, Download

iShowU HD Pro : Realtime screen capture from your Mac. Free Trial, Download

Jing : Always-ready program that instantly captures and shares images and video…from your computer to anywhere. Pro version available. Download 

Playback : For creating screencast tutorial videos in any subject using an iPad. Annotate your presentation slides as you talk.

 Screenbird – “record your screen like a boss” Hosted

Screencast-O-matic : online screen recorder. Hosted

ScreenCastle : One-click screencasting. Hosted

ScreenFlow : Professional screencasting studio (for the Mac). Free Trial, Download

ScreenJelly : Records your screen activity with your voice so you can spread it as a video via Twitter or email. Hosted

Screenr : Record your screen. Hosted 

ScreenRecord : A screen recording tool (for Mac) that allows the user to capture continuous images on the screen as a Quicktime movie. Free Trial, Download

ScreenToaster : Record your screen online. Hosted 

Screeny : capture your videos or images at any size (for Mac) Download

 TipCam – easy-to-use professional screen recording software for Windows. TipCam Pro available for purchase. Download

TurboDemo : Capture screenshots and explain software, PC applications, websites and products with animated demos and tutorials. Free Trial, Download

Viewlet Builder : Automatically reproduces the movement of your cursor, allowing you to create Flash tutorials or simulations that exactly mirror the way your product or web site works. Publish your finished tutorials as small, secure Flash files that can be delivered over the Internet. Free Trial, Hosted

ViewletCam : record PC applications, PowerPoint presentations, animations, and video directly from your PC screen and generate Flash movies for use in demos, troubleshooting, training classes, and presentations. Free Trial, Hosted

Webinaria : Create software demos and share online. Hosted

Wink Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software (like a tutor for MS-Word/Excel etc). Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users. Download 

Wondershare DemoCreator : Screen Recorder to Record Screen Activities as Video Demos. Free Trial, Hosted