If you want to make video to share your ideas, spread the word, or share knowledge, then screen recording is a possible solution for you. Here is the list of some awesome free screen recording software for creating e-learning materials, manuals, presentations, screencasts, and demonstrations for training, education, business presentations, customer support, and similar applications.
TinyTake is built by MangoApps and is completely free screen capture software that enables users to take screenshots of their desktop and record video of any activity. You can save them on your local storage or share them. After installing this software, you have to register in it with your valid e-mail address.
TinyTake has a attractive and modern looking interface that allows you to customize it before you save it or upload it. You can add various shapes in it, crop it and insert text. In TinyTake you can capture a screenshot or video upto 120 minutes.
TinyTake works on Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8 desktops and requires a minimum of 4GB of RAM.
But it’s video has TinyTake watermark for few seconds.
Atomi System’s ActivePresenter captures and saves onscreen video and images and audio narration quickly and easily. ActivePresenter comes in free, standard, and professional editions. In free edition you can record video in WMV, AVI, MPEG4 and WebM format with no watermark and no time limit.
ActivePresenter comes with powerful features like you can edit audio and video with common operations like cut, crop, delete, join, change volume, split. You can add comments with shapes, zoom-n-pan effect, cursor path and caption. When you start new project it offers you four profiles to choose from.
SRecorder is simple and user-friendly screen recording programs, which lets you quickly and easily record the live activity from any area of the screen. It allows you to record the entire screen or a region of your choice, with or without sound with several output options. You can save these video in mp4 format on your local computer.
Along with the recording feature Srecorder offers you history log. History log lets you view the file on Srecorder’s website using your web browser if you uploaded your recording.
It works on Windows XP, Vista, Win 7 and Win 8
CamStudio is a great tool to record all screen and audio activity on your computer. It creates AVI video files of this recording and if you wish, you can convert them into Flash format. It also gives users the ability to add annotations/closed captions and the option of adding a timestamp to the video output. With this little programs, you can create demonstration videos for any software program.
You have total control over the output of your video. You can choose to use custom cursors, to record the whole screen or just a section of it and can reduce or increase the quality of the recording.
Icecream Screen Recorder, a free tool that enables you to capture any area of your screen either as a screenshot or a video file. Icecream Screen Recorder handles any type of screen capturing tasks, including recording a selected area with system sounds and microphone audio, taking screenshots and saving them to clipboard or as image files or even uploading them by URL.
It is easy to use software that offers a complete suite of tools and options for professional screen capture. With it, you can record webinars, games and Skype videos in HD, and much more in a quick and hassle-free way.
In Icecream you can schedule your screen capture sessions for specified date and time for the beginning and end of the recording process. Also you can choose to show or hide the mouse cursor in a recorded video in setting panel.