Free Screen Recording Programs for Windows
We have to admit that the video is more acceptable than the conventional words to convey message to target audience. With the popularity of video, throngs of screen recording programs swarmed into market.
There are many analogous screen recorders can help record video from screen. If you don’t know choose what to use, this article will give you some solution, illustrating a few good recorders, which you can use it for totally free.
BB FlashBack Express
BB FlashBack Express is the freeware version of BB FlashBack released by Blueberry software in April 2009. It is a completely free Windows-based recording program to capture onscreen activities and save as AVI or Flash format to create high quality tutorial and demo videos.
Key features of BB FlashBack Express
Record screen: the program can record any video and audio file streamed on screen, it also supports to record external voice via microphone. It can record window, region even the whole screen.
Record webcam: it can record picture-in-picture webcam video. Any streams in webcam can be captured inerrably, and it can work with all software with webcam, such as Yahoo! Messenger, GTalk, MSN, Skype etc.
Share instantly: the program has integration with some video sharing websites. Just with one click, you can share the recordings to YouTube, Blip.tv, Revver, and Viddler etc.
Expression Encoder Pro
Expression Encoder Pro is a professional streamlined video production program, which is the first encoder to support Smooth Streaming. With it, you can capture video, audio and both video and audio file from computer screen to make demo videos.
This program provides advanced function to its users to enhance, encode and deliver easily. The enhance function can help to crop and cut, add captions and insert metadata to make the video playback well. Encode video or live stream in H.264 or VC-1. With the publishing function of this program, it simplifies the delivery of your recordings.
SMRecorder is a Windows-based free recorder that runs on all windows operation system. With user-friendly interface, it’s easy to navigate users to record screencasts from computer screen with high quality. You can choose parts of or entire screen as recording area.
This program can record desktop activity to make your own desktop tutorial video. You can choose the full desktop or desktop region to record. This program can also record audio from speakers, you can tick on or off “Record Audio” to enable or disable audio recording.
It also support to record camera video, you just need to select “Camera Video” in Capture Type. After recording, the program will save the final file to AVI format.
The three programs mentioned above all have its own distinctiveness to record screencasts from screen and they are all freeware, you can choose any of them to help record computer screen on Windows and output as standard video file.