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Screencasting with Jing


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An overview of how to use Jing for screen capture and screencasting.

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Screencasting with Jing

  1. 1. Screencasting with Jing BEN ANDERSON WWW.TECH4CLASSROOMS.COMCopyright
  2. 2. Outline What is Jing What does Jing Cost? What is a Screencapture? What is a Screencast? Jing and Screencasting Installing Jing Setting Jing Preferences Screencaptures with Jing Screencasting with Jing Sharing and Educational Uses of JingCopyright
  3. 3. What is Jing? Jing captures anything you see on your computer screen, as an image or short video, and lets you share it instantly. It is a free piece of software from that must be installed on your computer. They also make a more robust product for screenrecording called Camtasia and Camtasia StudioCopyright
  4. 4. What Does Jing Cost Jing is Free When you install Jing you must create a account associated with a valid email address. is TechSmiths media hosting solution that Jings uses to host your content. You get 2 GB of storage and 2 GB of bandwidth per month for Free. You can also save Jing files to your own computer via and FTP server.Copyright
  5. 5. What is a Screencapture? A screen capture is a snapshot of your computer screen or a portion of your screen much like a still photograph.Copyright
  6. 6. What is a Screencast? A screencast is a video recording of your computer screen or a portion of it while you are performing some task on it. If you want to narrate what you are doing on the screen you can record audio at the same time you’re recording the action on your screen. When published to the Web, this is known as a screencast.Copyright
  7. 7. Jing and Screencasting With Jing you can record both screencaptures and screenrecordings. Screenrecordings can be published as screencasts.Copyright
  8. 8. Installing Jing Download from Install on your computer Setup a account Start Using JingCopyright
  9. 9. Setting Jing Preferences Default account at Capture hotkey Connection Settings Choose Audio Input Share OptionsCopyright
  10. 10. Take a Screen Capture with Jing Step 1 – Mouse over the Jing sun and click capture Step 2 – Click and Drag cursor around what you want to capture Step 3 – Click on Capture ImageJing CaptureWindowIn the Capture windowyou can give thecaptured image a name,highlight areas withcolor, add call-outs,arrows, and text.Copyright
  11. 11. Annotate Screen Capture Step 4 – Annotate your screen capture with the comment and drawing tools.  Highlight certain features or areas of the image  Add colored arrows  Add text boxes or callouts  Draw highlightsCopyright
  12. 12. Share a Screen Capture Step 5 – Upload your screen capture to Save it to hard drive or copy and paste it into an application.Copyright
  13. 13. Create a Screencast – Before You Begin Before you begin screen recording, make sure you have the following. Quiet place to record A good quality microphone A webcam if you have the pro version of JingCopyright
  14. 14. Create a Screencast with Jing Step 1 – Mouse over the Jing sun and click Capture. Step 2 – Click and Drag your cursor around the part of your screen you want to capture. Step 3 – Click Capture VideoCopyright
  15. 15. Create a Screencast with Jing Step 4 – Wait for the count down before you begin speaking and recording your video. Step 5 – Click Stop when you are finished recording.A video of how to doa screen recordingwith Jing. Playactual video on nextslide.Copyright
  16. 16. Publish and Share Your Screencast Step 6 - Preview your recording Step 7 - Give it a name Step 8 - Upload it to your account or save it to your local hard drive.Copyright
  17. 17. Sharing Your ScreencastOnce saved as a video file, your screencast can beshared on a variety of websites. YouTube TeacherTube Facebook Blip.TV Any website or blogScreencasts can also be shared on mobile devices.Copyright
  18. 18. Educational Uses of Jing Record lectures Record announcements Record audio and video feedback for students Introduce assignments each week OtherCopyright
  19. 19. Free Screencasting Resources Visit to find more free resources for Screencasting and lots of other technology programs. Free Technology Resources for Schools www.tech4classrooms.comCopyright