A free screen recorder that effectively screenshots and captures images from your computer screen
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Free Screen Recorder lets you capture video and audio from your computer and saves it to a video file. Created by Amazing-Share, this program is available for free. If you want to be able to save files longer than 10 minutes; however, you will need to purchase a license.
The interface is user-friendly, allowing you to focus on the video you are making. Audio can come from two sources: a microphone or the computer’s sound. For example, if you want to make a video demo of a software program, you can record using a microphone so you can narrate the video. Using the computer’s sound for recording is ideal for situations like recording games or videos.
It is possible to get a mix of the computer audio and the microphone audio if desired. This involves changing a few audio settings on your computer, which may be easier to do with some audio chipsets than others. Using this method, it is possible to record both sides of the audio from a video conference call and combine them into the same file. This often requires the use of an additional audio recording program so that you can edit the audio separately.
Additional features of the program include combining multiple clips and trimming a clip to remove any part of the capture that you do not need. There are some bugs in this process that may cause crashes depending on your setup. It may take a bit of tinkering to get everything working.
Overall, this is a very useful tool that can make recording short screen capture videos free and straightforward.