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Four Top Open Source Screencast Applications

Mar 02, 2012, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitry Kaglik)

[ Thanks to Lee Schlesinger for this link. ]

When you want to show people how to accomplish something on their computers, nothing works better than video. You can capture all the action on any desktop using any of several open source alternatives. We picked four applications that cover a range of users? needs. FFmpeg, recordMyDesktop, VLC, and CamStudio, between them, offer GUI and command-line usage, run on Linux and Windows, and provide basic or advanced functionality. The one thing they have in common is that they?re all free and open source software.

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