Windows 8.1 Desktop Recording Software


Can somebody please Recommend any Windows 8.1 Desktop Recording Software? I have a web based course coming up and I could like to record it if possible.
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Brian BEE Topic Advisor, Independant Technology ProfessionalCommented:
I found Snag-it by Techsmith is very good for both desktop recording and screen capture.
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
I've been using High Criteria's Total Recorder Professional Edition for many years:

I've used it on many versions of Windows, including 8.1. It's not free, but at $36 USD/CAD is reasonably priced:

For your purposes, the Standard Edition may be fine and it is just $18 USD/CAD:

You may compare the features here:

As a disclaimer, I want to emphasize that I have no affiliation with this company and no financial interest in it whatsoever. I am simply a happy user/customer.

If you want software that's free, lots of experts here at EE (and elsewhere) recommend Audacity:

It's probably excellent, based on the favorable comments I've seen, but I don't use it myself because I'm very satisfied with Total Recorder. Regards, Joe
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:
I have been using Open Broadcaster Software ( recently. Its open source so free. I have been using to so I can layer windows/inputs including my webcam so training videos etc. and its a goo alternative. Works on Windows 7/8/8,1 and 10

David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Camtasia Studio (free but full trial available), or CamStudio.  Also Camtasia Studio has a much better editor.

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