Defining and categorizing Camtasia is becoming more and more complex with every new version. What used to be the reference tool for screen capture and screen recording is now also a feature-rich multi-track video editor, producer, and enhancer. Thus, praising its professional HD-quality video recording capabilities is only going half the way.
Bandicam is a lightweight screen recorder for windows that can capture anything on your PC screen as high-quality video. Also, it makes it possible to record a certain area on a PC screen, or capture a game that uses the DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan graphic technologies.
Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with games using DirectX or OpenGL graphic technology. In its current form Fraps performs many tasks such as showing how many Frames Per Second (FPS), screen capturing software with a push of a customizable buton.
CamStudio is a program capable of recording the screen and audio activity from your computer and create standard AVI video files. The program has a built-in SWF Producer that turns AVI files into Streaming Flash videos (SWF). You can also use the program to create video-based information products you can sell.
FastStone Capture lets you capture static and moving images of your computer screen in many ways. Opportunely, you can tell the program how to proceed once you’ve finished a capture. Thus, you can save the snapshot directly to a file, copy it to the clipboard or send it to a printer. Likewise, you can open it on any Microsoft Office program, upload it to an FTP server or send it by email.
Despite its extremely ease of use, you do not need a tool like SnagIt to take a screenshot of your desktop or of any active window on your screen. Windows offers you simple key combinations for that – what Windows lacks and SnagIt has plenty of is image editing and enhancing tools, creative effects, a direct link to your favorite social network, and a simple webcam and screen recording function.
Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot software tool for Windows. Features: - Quickly create screenshots of a selected region, window or fullscreen; you can even capture complete (scrolling) web pages from Internet Explorer. - Easily annotate, highlight or obfuscate parts of the screenshot.
RivaTuner Statistics Server is a powerful frame-rate monitoring and a helper application for RivaTuner graphic cards. The program offers you on-screen display and high-performance videocapture services for other graphics card utilities. It provides per-pixel alpha channel support and advanced visual effects for compatible skins.
ZD Soft Screen Recorder is a Windows utility that comes in handy if you need to create video tutorials for your applications or record game walkthroughs. The program lets you choose between multiple video capturing modes, offers you quality output files, and helps you take snapshots.
Screenshot Captor is a tool designed for grabbing, manipulating, annotating, and sharing screenshots. It is optimized for taking lots of screenshots with minimal intervention with easy to add and edit callout arrows and text boxes. It features great special effects, including automatic active window enhancement, ragged edge splicing, pixelation, smart text removal, and many more.
Jing is a very handy tool you can use to take snapshots and record videos from any portion of your screen. What is really special about Jing is that it allows you to share your recently created snapshot or video instantly through Screencast.com, without requiring to save the file first and upload it manually. The program is so intuitive that even complete beginners can use it effectively.
Magnifying and capturing are linked: - graphic functions image editing, lengths and angle measuring, color picking, highlighting and writing on screen - computer accessibility functions for visually impaired mouse position highlighting, movable lens on the screen with which you can click everything under it, caret tracking (= text insertion point), color inversion.
WebEx Recording Editor is a screen capturing application which supports three operating modes: recording (screen capture); playback; video edition. Screen video thus recorded can have audio narration and be converted to WMV format through the editor's export feature. The package comes with a set of comprehensive help files for each operating mode.
Hit your Print Screen key and ScreenShot will save, modify, email, copy to clipboard, print and display your present screen. It is easy to use and even provides you with complete automation for each process. No nag-screens, includes cursor capturing.
Ashampoo Snap is a screenshot and video recording solution for your PC. You can capture anything you see on your screen as images or videos and add additional information, e.g. texts or arrows. Also, you can use the integrated text recognition to copy entire pages of text or share your processed images with friends and family.
Gyazo is a practical software tool that allows you to share any portion of your screen instantly, in a way that couldn't be easier. The program also allows you to record the action on your screen for up to 7 seconds and share it as a GIF file in the same simple way. To do so, you just need to define the area of your screen to be recorded or captured, that's it!
oCam allows you to record contents in your PC screen, including online videos. It provides a simple interface with one-click start/stop recording. You can resize the recorder area using your mouse. oCam supports a variety of codes and output file formats such as MP4, MV4, FLV, VOB, and WMV.
Movavi Screen Capture Studio can be used to capture photos and video clips of your desktop screen, along with audio. It can capture online streaming video, Skype calls, webcam feed, and any other video source. It built-in video editor lets you polish your video with stylish filters, special effects, and other video editing tools.
Gadwin PrintScreen is a free to use application that allows you to capture the screen easily. You can perform full screen captures, or only capture a specific window. There are also six different image formats to choose from, and each one can be resized.
Camtasia is very useful software developed by TechSmith Corporation. Camtasia has the right tools for creating professional screen videos… without formal training. With Camtasia, you can easily generate effective videos that help you train, teach, sell, and more. Camtasia makes communication easier everywhere!
ScreenHunter Free is a simple program to make screenshots. Being free this application provides you with basic functionality without any advanced features. The application will let you capture a full screen, active window, or rectangular area. Upon your choice the capture may be saved as a .png, .gif, or .jpg file, in color or in gray scale.
BB FlashBack Express allows you to record your computer screen, sound, webcam input, etc. and saves them as Flash and AVI videos. It can record either the audio playing on your computer or microphone input. It comes with useful features such as scheduling the recording at specific time, stopping the recording when file size exceeds a limit, etc.
With this screen capture freeware, you can edit captured images and saved to the bmp, jpg, gif, png, tiff image format.
BB FlashBack Pro is a program that will let you record every action on your computer screen. You can create polished tutorials and presentations, record the full screen or just a window or range and specify up to two sources for the sound that the program will record.
Free Screen Video Recorder is a simple-to-use application that lets you both capture still snapshots of any screen area as well as record the screen activity to video files. Though it combines the main functionalities of two different types of tools into a single one, Free Screen Video Recorder also manages to be compact, neat, and lightweight.