5 steps to create a seamless screencast

Choose a recording software, tidy up your screen, and hit record. It’s not nearly as daunting as it seems.

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The use of video is rising, but it can be intimidating for beginners.

Thankfully, screencasts make video creation more approachable. If you’re eager to use more video in presentations, tutorials, webinars or even emails, screencasts are a great place to start.

Regardless of your goal, project or strategy, screencasting makes it easy to dip your toe into video. It’s a great tool for anyone who wants to show—instead of tell—and it’s a cinch to get started.

Follow these five easy steps:

1. Choose your screen recording software.

First, decide which software to use. There are plenty to choose from. For greatest ease, get a screencasting tool that also has a built-in video editor. Using a screen recorder and editor together makes creating screencasts much simpler.

2. Prepare yourself (and your screen) for recording.

Always tidy up your screen before showing it off in your recording.

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