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Posted by Bhavesh On March - 25 - 2011

Here are 3 Best Free Alternatives to Camtasia Studio.

Camtasia Studio is a powerful tool which helps in producing professional quality videos from the activities that you perform on your computer screen. Camtasia Studio is a screen video capture software which is famous around the globe for its professional quality output. Before initiating recording you can define the area of the screen that you want to capture as a video. Of course you can use the whole screen to be recorded as well but defining the area is quite a good tool. You can also include your voice as a audio and your webcam’s video in the final recording. Camtasia Studio is available for Windows and Mac.Here are free alternatives to Camtasia Studio that provide some of the similar features.


Jing is the best free alternative to Camtasia Studio. Jing is a screen-casting computer program using which you can Take a picture or make a short video of whatever you do on your computer. Later you can share the same with others. This is very much like recording the video of your computer desktop. Using Jing, you can upload these pictures and videos to the Web, FTP, computer or clipboard. Jing automatically creates a URL to the image that can be shared with others. A sign up is required to use the software. Jing comes very handy when you have to explain someone about few procedures that you want them to carry out in their computer. It is a task which could be very hectic and would need a lot of time otherwise.

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Works With: Windows        Mac OS X


CamStudio is another good free alternative to Camtasia Studio. CamStudio is a free Screen Recording Software using which you can record the activities which you perform on your computer and can save it in a video format. You can narrate the progress in your own voice in real time and the same will be included in your video recording or you can also use its screen captions in your recordings which is quite easy to use. With the unique Video Annotation feature of CamStudio, you can even personalize your videos by including a webcam movie of yourself which will appear as a video in video in your final recording. Working on CamStudio is quite easy and it proves to be a decent tool to explain what you want others to do to perform a particular task.


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Works With: Windows        


ScreenToaster is a good replacement for Camtasia Studio. ScreenToaster is an online screen recording software. The best part of ScreenToaster is that you don’t need to install any software and you can start recording the activities that you perform on your computer screen. ScreenToaster proves its worth when you  have to record video of your screen on an urgent basis. You can Register with ScreenToaster and you can use it anytime anywhere. ScreenToaster offers screen-casting as well. So now you can explain the procedure to a particular task to someone else in real-time. You can even use ScreenToaster to embed your screen-casts in your website. ScreenToaster is free to use.

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Works With: Windows    Linux    Mac OS X

You can also check out free alternatives to Web Snapper, alternatives to Sony Vegas Movie Studio or alternatives to CyberLink PowerDirector.

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