Today we look at automation from a different angle. It is the start of a new series that covers the “tools we use”. This post is about our favorite screen recording (“screencasting”) tools. The term screencast compares with the related term screenshot; whereas screenshot generates a single picture of a computer screen, a screencast is essentially a movie of the changes over time that a user sees on a computer screen, often enhanced with audio narration.
Screen recorders are handy tools used to record the computer’s screen, i.e. record the ongoing activities on the screen. The more advanced tools do provide live-capture enhancements, post-capture video editing options and more.
Here are the tool we use: