Screencast is a digital recording of screen output in real time used in presentations, brainstormings, tutorials and demos. Usually one have to install and use his own screencasting application to save the screen output into a video file wich have to be edited and published through videosharing sites.
With ScreenToaster everything becomes more simple and available for everyone:
- Connect to the ScreenToaster home page
- Click on the Start Recording button
- Press ALT+S to start recording the screen output
- Then, press ALT+S again to stop recording
After visualizing the video draft you can add comments in audio using the microphone or subtitles, and save the screencast in the users’ area by clicking on Publish it. The embedding code to insert the video on your blog will be available. It’s almost immediate.
This way you avoid installing softwares on your PC, generating huge typical screencast session files, editing them and uploading them online.
Quality is what surprises most. In this kind of filming, quality is really essential for the users to visualize important details such as the cursor, the text, the interface elements like the buttons, menu, etc. ScreenToaster, besides making it more simple, guarantees remarkable quality.
Here’s a screencast developed at the time this article was being written, check it out:
This is a project by Iteria SARL, a French start-up capable of this huge step after getting financing from an angel investor in September/08. It had financed the prototype itself before that.
ScreenToaster, a great service!