Features of Jing Free software Single computer User friendly (learn it in minutes) Share a file or link instantly over web, IM, email. Make comments verbally on students’ homework Take a snapshot of a webpage or document Highlight, frame, or point out specific things on pages. Capture and share five minute videos
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System Requirements for Jing Windows xp Vista Windows 7 Microsoft.Net framework 3.0 Broadband Recommended
Pros and Cons for Jing
Features of Camtasia Studio Single- user license $299.00 Records activity from computer screen Able to Edit videos Share videos PowerPoint Add-in to record and produce PowerPoint presentations from within Microsoft PowerPoint
System Requirements for Camtasia Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 Microsoft DirectX 9 or later version 1.0 GHz processor or minimum (recommended: 2.0) 2.0 GB recommended 115MB of hard-disk space
Pros and Cons for Camtasia
Recommendation Jing is a user friendly screencast program. Nice and easy form to capture snapshots of onscreen activity. Great software to utilize with IM or email. Camtasia is an advanced software that I would recommend to utilize for online courses. Awesome way to record onscreen activity. The videos are very professional looking.