Free Screen Recording and Audio Recording software

I need a free software to record screen along with audio in Windows environment. Maybe along with screen capture facility.

I need it for educational purposes where i can record a excel session and distribute it to my pupils which they can run independently on their own laptops.
gram77Asked:
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Download Jing from TechSmith site and with that you can make yourself free videos.  It makes the videos in Flash format and users will be required to have Flash Player installed.

www.techsmith.com/jing
gram77Author Commented:
Jing allows recording for 5 minutes only in it's free version.
EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
Cam studio is open source and quite well known.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/camstudio/
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
It can be gotten from camstudio.org but that version has 'bloatware'
gram77Author Commented:
camstudio looks complex to install and configure. I'll give it a try
gram77Author Commented:
I downloaded camstudio and installed it. It installed successfully, however, on clicking on the desktop icon for camstudio the program failed to load.

Looks like this is a complicated piece of software to configure and bring to use.

vlc player is much easier to install, configure and use. The screen is captured, however, not the voice

Voice can be pre recorded and played with the screen recording

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gram77Author Commented:
VLC player is pre configured for recording videos. and is easy to use.
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