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Two Great Apps for Creating Educational Screencasts on Chrome

April 27, 2015
Following the post we shared a few days ago featuring some powerful Chrome apps for taking screenshots, today we are sharing with you two great tools you can use on your Chrome to record screencasts.These web based apps will provide you with an easy way to create educational tutorials and step by step  guides to share with your students.

1-  Screencastify
"Screencastify is a simple video screen capture software (aka. screencast recorder) for Chrome. It is able to record all screen activity inside a tab, including audio. Just press record and the content of your tab is recorded. So you can easily create a screencast for video tutorials, record presentations etc. It also supports desktop capturing, allowing you to record anything on your screen (not just tabs). Videos are recorded as webm/vp8 files with ogg vorbis audio and can be saved to disk or uploaded to Youtube or Google Drive with a single click. "

Watch this video to learn more about Screencastify

2- TechSmith Snagit
"With TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ you can take screenshots or screen recordings of anything on your screen including your browser, desktop, and applications you have running. TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome™ will share your screen, so you can share your ideas and insights with anyone you’d like."

Watch this video to learn more about TechSmith Snagit