Internet has made it lot easier for us to find solutions related to studying, gaming, technical skills, and much more. Solutions are in form of text guides or video tutorials. These days audience want to find quick solution so they prefer videos rather than text guides.
I myself has learnt a lot from video tutorials on internet and also have created tutorials using screen recording software.
If you also want to create tutorials, I have collected a list of best free and paid screen recording software.
Best Screen Recording Software
TinyTake is a free screen capture and video recording software. Capture screen or record videos upto 120 minutes. Its your choice you want to record whole screen or some particular portion of screen.
They also give you option to annotate your videos, set the start and end time for annotations for particular video frame.
This software supports
Windows 7 & above
Mac OS X 10.8 or above
They provide both free and paid options for user. Free version is available for personal use and paid version can be used for commercial use.
To know more about the pricing plans and features included, Read Here.
If you are looking for fast free screen recording software then Screencast-O-Matic is best tool to start with. In free version you can record videos upto 15 minute and in paid version record for longer time.
You can either record screen, webcam or both. You can upload videos directly to YouTube, screencast-o-matic.com or directly save it to your computer. In paid version you can directly upload videos to Dropbox, Google drive and Vimeo.
To check out the pricing plans and more features this tool includes Read Here.
Camstudio is a PC screen recorder to create video tutorials in AVI format. You can add video transitions and screen captions to the video using Camstudio. You can show or hide cursor during video capturing in cursor controls. Select the screen size area to record and selection of output quality. Download it in your PC and run the setup.
Rylstim Screen Recorder
This free screen recorder just captures the screen and do not record audio from Microphone. Options available for Mouse are to show left button click with red ripples and green ripples on right button click. Ripple effect will only be shown in view recording.
This recorder comes with both Free and Paid Version. In free version you can record webcam, screen, Mic and PC sound. You can add notes at recording time. You can share video directly to Youtube or Export to Flash – SWF and FLV or Export to AVI Format. You can only highlight cursor in free effects.
Icecream Screen Recorder
Icecream screen recorder is available with both free and paid membership. It allows you to record particular screen area or whole screen. There is also a drawing panel available with which you can add arrows or text to the screenshot or video you record.
While recording you have the option to zoom in and out, mouse effect, steps tool to elaborate your tutorial better. You can add watermark or logo to the output video and select high, low or medium video output quality. Also you can record webcam video along with screen recording.
Its really good to start creating video tutorials for free. To know about more features available in free and paid version Read Here.
Ezvid videos recorder offers similar features as available in Icecream screen recorder like drawing panel and webcam recording. An easy screen recording software for Windows in which you can capture video in one click. Pause the recording anytime, capture full desktop screen or a particular section of screen. Record and synthesize computer speech. Record upto 45 minutes and this software never leave a watermark on the recording.
You can add title, description, keywords to the recording directly within this tool. Video get auto saved while recording and also this tool creates presentation for the captured video. You can directly upload your recording video to YouTube with Ezvideo.
In the last Camtasia, the one of top choice of users to create video tutorials as well as can be used for video editing.
The new version of Camtasia can edit video upto 4k resolution and from library you can use stunning effects to make your tutorials better. Add intro slides with motion graphics to grab the attention of user.
The multitrack timeline made the editing really easy. Adjust and edit the video, audio and music file faster.
You can either record video or you can import videos and use annotations and transitions to make the video presentation better for the audience.
You can also adjust the pitch of music and voice over in audio effects. So if you really want to create user engaging tutorials then you can go with Camtasia.
No technical skills required, anyone can create a cool video with this screen recording software.
To know more about the features and pricing plans Read Here (https://www.techsmith.com/camtasia-pricing.html)
So know you decide which software you want to go with? Most of above softwares have free recording option, and paid softwares are offering trial version for users.
So go through all screen recording softwares and choose which one will be best for you. If you have tried any other free screen recording software reply in comments and I will add the software to the list.