I wish to create tutorial files to be played in Quicktime or Windows Media Player. These would comprise action within a window like those created by Lynda.com:
I'd like to hear recommendations from people who are familiar with the necessary software.
I've found these:
All claiming to be the best.
I have Snagit 8, which will do the job, but it produces very large files and although it's excellent for screenshots, it's not very flexible with video.
Does Quicktime Pro record screen action? Or does it just play files recorded by other programs? I note that the Lynda.com tutorials play in Quicktime by default (on my machine at least), but that there are no controls in the window for stop, fast forward, etc. Is this standard, or is that just the way it's been set up?
Your help is appreciated. I'm happy to pay for a good product, but I've no objections to free stuff either. :o)