The Question I’m Asked the Most
I get lots of concerns sent to me weekly. There is one that I get asked more frequently than any other. That is, “what are you utilizing to make your videos.” Usually, people ask that due to the fact that they would like to know how Im highlighting my mouse pointer in my videos or how Im producing the moving oval cut-out of my webcam.
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Introductions of Screencast-o-matic.
In 2015 March I published a total video summary of Screencast-o-matic. You can see that video.
Screencast-o-matic is the tool that I use to produce nearly all of the videos that appear on my YouTube channel. Screencast-o-matic is readily available in a browser-based version and in a desktop “deluxe” variation. I use the desktop version unless Im using my Chromebook..
The luxurious version of Screencast-o-matic is the paid version that costs $1.65/ month. One of those cropping choices is to utilize an oval. When Im making longer videos Ill likewise make use of the clip combining tools, transition tools, and text overlay tools that are available in Screencast-o-matic.
Typically, individuals ask that since they desire to understand how Im highlighting my mouse guideline in my videos or how Im producing the moving oval cut-out of my web cam.
One of those cropping choices is to utilize an oval. When Im making longer videos Ill likewise use the clip merging tools, shift tools, and text overlay tools that are available in Screencast-o-matic.
A Comparison of Other Screencasting Tools.
Last fall I developed a chart and wrote an in-depth comparison of free screencasting tools. In my ranking of free choices, Screencastify came out on top. That chart and ranking can be seen here.