Name: [002] Ian Ozsvald
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Screencasting with CamStudio [ID:181] (3/4)

in series: Make ShowMeDos with CamStudio

video tutorial by Ian Ozsvald, added 04/07

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Making a ShowMeDo video is very easy - press the Record button, do your stuff, then Stop. That's all there is to it! Once CamStudio has written the AVI file you are free to edit it, make another take or get on with submitting it to us.

Here I recap the main CamStudio settings then walk you through making a video and show you where the finished AVI file will appear.

Uploaded on 9th April 2007, running time 3 minutes.

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the videos were great, but where do I retrieve my videos?

Also, can I save them to an external drive once I find them?

Also, when my video is recording, an area in the center of my computer screen is encircled with green markers. Is my video being captured outside of that area as well?

11. oakley sunglasses outlet Fri, 12 Mar 2010 21:35

I am interested in camstudio, I have watched your 4 videos, but I still have a few questions. the main one is - after I record a video, where is it, or how do I find it, for the life of me I can NOT find it. I have looked everywhere. can you please send me a video "how to find a newly made video". thanks

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9. new royals jersey Sun, 24 Jan 2010 09:27

loved learning about the f8, f9, & f10 buttons. Thanks!

8. anonymous Tue, 13 Oct 2009 02:18

very useful and educative tutorials

7. anonymous Sat, 10 Oct 2009 20:57

good overview.


6. anonymous Wed, 07 Oct 2009 04:28

Although short but very impressive, many thanks

5. anonymous Mon, 07 Sep 2009 06:46

I was struggling with the CamStudio configuration until I watched your tutorial. Great stuff! Thanks.

4. anonymous Tue, 28 Jul 2009 07:28

thank you for good.

3. anonymous Thu, 23 Apr 2009 18:32

it will be great if it actually show how to do some of the stuff, like screen annotation. Thanks.

2. anonymous Tue, 14 Apr 2009 20:55

Nice coverage of the semantic aspects of Camstudio.

Once again Ian nails it.

Good work.

I plan to use it to develop online teaching content.

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