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Screencast-O-Matic

How to Use

  • Go to the Screencast-O-Matic website
  • Click Sign Up at the top right corner of the page
  • Click Start Recorder to bring up the Screen Recorder
  • If you haven't downloaded the Launcher, you will need to do this at the bottom of the page
  • Drag and resize frame to the area that you want to record
  • Choose the settings that you want for the recording
  • Click on the "Rec" Button (red circle) to start recording
  • Click on the Done button when finished recording
  • Save or Upload the video file
  • Copy or share link

Tutorials

Screencast-O-Matic has a number of tutorials on their YouTube channel.

Here is their welcome video to help you get started.

Tips

  • Write the script
  •  Remember your audience
  • Use clear, concise and explicit language
  • Keep within determined time frame
  • Rehearse 2-3 times
  • Record in a quiet location
  • Pause while recording to avoid making any errors
  • Edit and clean up