Tools we use: Easy and Free Screen recording tools

Tools we use: Easy and Free Screen recording tools

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:

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Our Copyfish extension was stolen and adware-infested **[Solved]**

Our Copyfish extension was stolen and adware-infested **[Solved]**

Update Tuesday, August 1:

Copyfish is back under our control! A new, clean and safe version of Copyfish 🐟 (reviewed by Google) is now available for download. The stolen and infected version has been disabled by Google on users machines to protect the users due to the changes made after the transfer from our account.

Many blogs reported about this theft, quoted and linked back to this report. As we do not want to pull the rug from under them, we decided to not update and change this blog post any further. Instead we leave it online as it is for others to learn - so hopefully they do not make the same mistake as we did.

We updated the banner image of the blog post to reflect that the issue is resolved.


The original blog post starts here:

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Facebook joins Cyber Valley

Facebook joins Cyber Valley

The Cyber Valley initiative of the the German state of Baden-Würtemberg is only half a year old, and today the FAZ reported some initial successes. While most founding partners are German companies and universities, Facebook is joining it as well - which probably means setting up some kind of research lab in this part of Germany.

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