Top 5 Screen Recorders

CamStudio

camstudio

CamStudio can be downloaded via the link below:
http://camstudio.org/

  • Cost: FREE
  • Open Source: YES
  • Operating System(s): Windows Only

 

Open Broadcaster Software

obs

Open Broadcaster Software can be downloaded via the link below:
https://obsproject.com/

  • Cost: FREE
  • Open Source: YES
  • Operating System(s): Windows (OSX and Linux coming soon)

 

KRUT

krut

KRUT can be downloaded via the link below:
http://krut.sourceforge.net/

  • Cost: FREE
  • Open Source: YES
  • Operating System(s): Windows and Linux

 

ezvid

ezvid

ezvid can be downloaded via the link below:
http://www.ezvid.com/ (WARNING: The installer will try to trick you into installing extra software. Don’t do it.)

  • Cost: FREEish
  • Open Source: NO
  • Operating System(s): Windows

 

VLC

vlc

VLC can be downloaded via the link below:
https://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html

  • Cost: FREE
  • Open Source: YES
  • Operating System(s): Windows, Mac, and Linux
Posted in Screencasting, Video Editing

5 Ways to Screen Record in Linux

Recording a video of your desktop is easy when you have the right software. These programs are freely available for anyone to download and use on a Linux operating system. You might also be interested in these Free Screen Recorders for Windows.

Simple Screen Recorder – SSR

simplescreenrecorder

Simple screen recorder can be downloaded via the link below:
http://www.maartenbaert.be/simplescreenrecorder/

  • Cost: FREE
  • Open Source: YES
  • Operating System(s): Linux Only

Kazam

kazam_screen_recorder

Kazam can be downloaded via the link below:
https://launchpad.net/kazam

  • Cost: FREE
  • Open Source: YES
  • Operating System(s): Linux Only

 

RecordMyDesktop

Record_My_Desktop

RecordMyDesktop can be downloaded via the link below:
http://recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/downloads.php

  • Cost: FREE
  • Open Source: YES
  • Operating System(s): Linux Only

 

VokoScreen

vokoscreen

VokoScreen can be downloaded via the link below:
http://www.kohaupt-online.de/hp/ (also, the site is in German, ;)

  • Cost: FREE
  • Open Source: YES
  • Operating System(s): Linux Only

 

VLC Player

vlc_media_player_screen_capture

VLC can be downloaded via the link below:
https://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html

  • Cost: FREE
  • Open Source: YES
  • Operating System(s): Windows, Mac, Linux

 

Posted in Screencasting, Video Editing

How to Download and Install FontForge

FontForge

Here is how to download and install the free program FontForge, for Windows. I am using the Chrome web browser to download, but the steps will be similar with other browsers too.

Step 1:

Search for the download source (or just click on this link: http://fontforge.org/)

fontforge download - Google Search

Step 2:

FontForge

Step 3:

FontForge -- An Outline Font Editor - Browse Files at SourceForge

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Download FontForge -- An Outline Font Editor from SourceForge

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FontForge -- An Outline Font Editor _ Free Home & Education software downloads a

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FontForge 2012-07-31 Setup

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FontForge 2012-07-31 Setup

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FontForge 2012-07-31 Setup

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FontForge 2012-07-31 Setup

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FontForge 2012-07-31 Setup

All Done!

Once you have installed FontForge, you can open it by clicking on the start menu (button in the bottom left corner) and it should be under ‘All Programs’

Posted in Graphic Design, Tutorials

How to Download and Install Audacity

Setup - Audacity

Here is how to download and install the free program Audacity for Windows. I am using the Chrome web browser to download, but the steps will be similar with other browsers too.

Step 1:

Search for the download source (or just click on this link: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/windows)

audacity download - Google Search

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audacity download - Google Search

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Audacity_ Download

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Audacity_ Windows

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Audacity_ Windows

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Program Manager

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Setup - Audacity

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Setup - Audacity

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Setup - Audacity

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Setup - Audacity

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Setup - Audacity

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Setup - Audacity

All Done!

Once you have installed Audacity, you can open it by clicking on the start menu (button in the bottom left corner) and it should be under ‘All Programs’

Posted in Audio and Music, Tutorials

How to Download and Install gPick

Here is how to download and install the free program gPick, for Windows. I am using the Chrome web browser to download, but the steps will be similar with other browsers too.

Step 1:

Search for the download source (or just click on this link: https://code.google.com/p/gpick/downloads/list)

gpick download - Google Search

Step 2:

Downloads - gpick - Advanced color picker written in C++ using GTK+ toolkit - Go

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gpick_0.2.5.msi - gpick - gpick_0.2.5

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gpick_0.2.5.msi - gpick - gpick_0.2.5

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gpick_0.2.5.msi - gpick - gpick_0.2.5

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Gpick 0.2

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Gpick 0.2

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Gpick 0.2

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Gpick 0.2

All Done!

Once you have installed gPick, you can open it by clicking on the start menu (button in the bottom left corner) and it should be under ‘All Programs’

Posted in Graphic Design, Tutorials

How to Download and Install Gimp

Setup - GIMP

Here is how to download and install the free program Gimp, for Windows. I am using the Chrome web browser to download, but the steps will be similar with other browsers too.

Step 1:

Search for the download source (or just click on this link: http://www.gimp.org/downloads/)

get gimp - Google Search

Step 2:

GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program

Step 3:

GIMP - Downloads

Step 4:

Download GTK+ and GIMP installers for Windows from SourceForge

Step 5:

GTK+ and GIMP installers for Windows _ Free Graphics software downloads at Sourc

Step 6:

Install Gimp

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Setup - GIMP

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Setup - GIMP

Step 9:

Setup - GIMP

All Done!

Once you have installed Gimp, you can open it by clicking on the start menu (button in the bottom left corner) and it should be under ‘All Programs’

 

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How to Download and Install LMMS

Here is how to download and install the free program LMMS, for Windows. I am using the Chrome web browser to download, but the steps will be similar with other browsers too.

Step 1:

Search for the download source (or just click on this link: http://lmms.sourceforge.net/download.php)

lmms download - Google Search

Step 2:

Download LMMS

Step 3:

Download LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) from SourceForge

Step 4:

LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) _ Free software downloads at SourceForge

Step 5:

LMMS 0.4

Step 6:

LMMS 0.4

Step 7:

LMMS 0.4

Step 8:

LMMS 0.4

All Done!

Once you have installed LMMS, you can open it by clicking on the start menu (button in the bottom left corner) and it should be under ‘All Programs’

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How to Download and Install Scribus

Install Scribus 6of6

Here is how to download and install the free program Scribus, for Windows. I am using the Chrome web browser to download, but the steps will be similar with other browsers too.

Step 1:

Search for the download source (or just click on this link: http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Download)

scribus download - Google Search

Step 2:

Scribus

Step 3:

Download - Scribus Wiki

Step 4:

Download Scribus from SourceForge

Step 5:

Scribus _ Free Audio & Video software downloads at SourceForge

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Install Scribus 1of6

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Install Scribus 2of6

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Install Scribus 3of6

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Install Scribus 4of6

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Install Scribus 5of6

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Install Scribus 6of6

All Done!

Once you have installed Scribus, you can open it by clicking on the start menu (button in the bottom left corner) and it should be under ‘All Programs’

 

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How to Download and Install ufRaw

Here is how to download and install the free program ufRaw, for Windows. I am using the Chrome web browser to download, but the steps will be similar with other browsers too.

Step 1:

Search for the download source (or just click on this link: http://sourceforge.net/projects/ufraw/)

ufraw download - Google Search

Step 2:

UFRaw _ Free Graphics software downloads at SourceForge

Step 3:

Download UFRaw from SourceForge

Step 4:

UFRaw _ Free Graphics software downloads at SourceForge

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Setup - UFRaw

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Setup - UFRaw

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Setup - UFRaw

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Setup - UFRaw

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Setup - UFRaw

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Setup - UFRaw

That’s it. Once you have installed ufRaw, you can open it by clicking on the start menu (button in the bottom left corner) and it should be under ‘All Programs’

Posted in Graphic Design, Tutorials

How to Download and Install MuseScore

Here is how to download and install the free program MuseScore, for Windows. I am using the Chrome web browser to download, but the steps will be similar with other browsers too.

Step 1:

Search for the download source (or just click on this link: http://musescore.org/en/download)

Download MuseScore

Step 2:

Download _ MuseScore

Step 3:

Thank you for downloading MuseScore _ MuseScore

Step 4:

Download MuseScore from SourceForge

Step 5:

MuseScore 1

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MuseScore 2

Step 7:

MuseScore 3

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MuseScore 4

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MuseScore

That’s it. Once you have installed MuseScore, you can open it by clicking on the start menu (button in the bottom left corner) and it should be under ‘All Programs’

Posted in Audio and Music, Tutorials