What is Screen Recording Software?
Screen recording software allows a user to use live-action recording to capture navigation or other movement on their computer screen.
Other Common Names
Other common names for screen recording include:
While there are a variety of free and fee-based tools available, including Camtasia and Screencast-o-Matic, the principle properties that any screen recording software share include:
- records live-action images on your screen, including the movement of your mouse
- records voice narration while navigating the images on your screen
Insights Captured from What's Your Formula?
Elements that Bond with Screen Recording
Some screen recording software also allows you to edit your video, publish to the internet, or save the video to your local drive. Screen recordings can serve as stand-alone resources that provide short, on-demand bursts of information in the moment of need (also known as microlearning), which you can explore in more detail here), but they can also be important components of larger learning programs when bonded with any of the following elements: