Screencast-O-Matic is fast, free, and easy to use screen capture software. It can be launched directly from your browser for an easy screen capture experience.

Quick Facts #

  • Price: Free for recording videos up to 15 minutes and editing tools. Paid plans available with more features
  • Platforms: Web, Mac, Windows, Chromebook, iOS, and Android
  • Recommended For: Beginners
  • Where to Access:

Things To Know #

With Screencast-O-Matic you can take screenshots (pictures of your screen), or screen captures (video of what’s happening on your screen).

When screen capturing there are options to record just the screen, just a webcam, or to record both a webcam and screen at the same time, along with your computer audio. You can also adjust the size of the screen capture to record a specific part of the screen, and use your microphone for narration.

Screencast-O-Matic offers basic video editing tools for free. You can add and animate text, image and video overlays, use video effects, and add free music and sound effects.

Videos can be saved directly to your computer or uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo, or a cloud storage drive like Google Drive or Dropbox.

Getting Started Guides #

Screencast-O-Matic Beginners Guide

Screencast-O-Matic video tutorial guides

Additional Resources #

DKC Guide to Free Video Editors – A list of the free video editing tools we support in the DKC.

Want More Help? #

Reviewed by Anastasia Zanyuk 08/05/22

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