Screencasting with CamStudioThis user manual will show you how to download, install, configure, and use CamStudio(along withMicrosoft PowerPoint) to create a screencast.Requirements:1. Headset2. CamStudio 2.0 (Download from http://camstudio.org/)3. Lossless Codec (Download from http://camstudio.org/)4. Microsoft PowerPointConfigure CamStudio:1. Download and install CamStudio2.0 and the Lossless Codec from http://camstudio.org/2. Plug your headset into your computer3. Open CamStudio
4. Click Options – Video Options and make your settings look like the following and then click OK:
5. Click Options – Record audio from microphone6. Click Options – Audio Options – Audio Options for Microphone and make your settings look like the following, then click OK:7. Click Options – Program Options – Minimize program on start recording8. Click Options – Enable Autopan9. Click Options – Keyboard Shortcuts and make your settings look like the following, then click OK:
10. Click Region – Full Screen11. You are now ready to start using CamStudio to create your own screencasts!Make your screencast using a PowerPoint file:1. Make sure your headset is plugged in, then start CamStudio2. Open up your PowerPoint presentation3. Open up CamStudio and make sure its window is selected4. Hit F8 (to start recording)5. Select the PowerPoint windows and run your presentation as a Slide Show (by default, in PowerPoint, the keyboard shortcut for this is F5)6. Deliver your presentation with audio narration7. When finished, press F9 to stop recording8. You will now be prompted to give you recording a file name and save it somewhere on your computer9. Navigate to the directory where you have saved your recoding, and open it to check whether it plays back properly10. Congratulations, you have just made a screencast!