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Is there a screen capture program that records what i do on the screen and saves it as some type of video file?

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Hi,

I'm looking for a program that will capture what I do on the screen and then save it as a video file.

Is there anything like this?

Thanks,

JK
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JK yeah as Woodendude said in his first replay,

http://www.techsmith.com/download/snagitdefault.asp?lid=DownloadSnagIt    is probably the best and well known but there are others too.

good luck

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Actually Woodendude I just notice you pointed him towards Snagit, thats for screen captures not video captures.

JK this is the one you want from Techsmith http://www.techsmith.com/products/studio/default.asp?lid=CamtasiaStudioHome.

Camtasia is it's name, its pretty good too and has quite good video compression rates after you record.

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Snagit captures image, text, video and web, webcam, the works.
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OOooh look so it does ;)  I am sure i never used to do that!   Anyway yep yer right on that one... :)
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lol....  : )
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It has been a couple of years since I used it ya know, i always used to use Camtasia.  I guess thats why they have taken Camtasia down the route that it comes with video editing tools, now I bet Snagit does not have editing tools?

Heh don't answer that I don't want to know if it has or not :P  But jakekula o may want to know from you :)
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 jakekula, here's the editing part of the snagit tour, I use Snagit 6, this is 7, Snagit comes with snagit and snagit studio which is where your editing is done.

http://www.techsmith.com/products/snagit/ tour/edit.asp
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heh!  so it does then!   So they are a bit sneaky they have two products doing the same thing...

Bed time for me now :)
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