Category Archives: Screencapture tools

Tools used to capture screenshotes

24 – SnagIt

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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
Websitehttps://www.techsmith.com/snagit.html
Categories: screencapturescreencasting

Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning:

  • 2015: 24  2014: 30  2013: 31  2012: 42  2011: 47  2010: 42  2009: 25  2008: 21  2007: 26=

Comments from some of those who selected Snagit as one of their Top Tools

“Snagit gets more versatile each year” Roger Mundell, 2015

“amazing tool for training documentation- create to capture screenshots and to create easy to read/follow “how to” tips using their graphics and shapes etc” 2015

“SnagIt is also available on the Mac and PC and is the best screen shot tool I’ve ever used. I also spoke at the beginning of the Mac Power Users episode #240 about how I use SnagIt for screencasting feedback during the grading process.” Bonnie Stachowiak, 2015

57 – Jing

jing

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
Websitewww.techsmith.com/jing.html
Categories: screencapturescreencasting

Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning:

  • 2015: 57  2014: 54  2013: 27  2012: 26  2011: 18  2010: 17=  2009: 20  2008: 26  2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected Jing as one of their Top Tools

“I use Jing to create short instructional videos, and then store them online at Screencast.com” 2015

“great little screencast tool” Mike Collins, 2014