Last modified on May 23rd, 2019 at 3:13 pm


Description and Overview

Video capture software that allows for easy screen capture, webcam recordings, or both.

Great for

Producing short videos.

Classroom Uses:
  • Videos for flipped and online learning
  • Lecture capture
  • Video assignments
  • Free basic account (allows for 15 minute long videos)
  • Pro and institutional accounts available
Ease of use


Set Up Time

Medium. Microphone necessary, webcam optional.

Getting Started

Begin by creating a free account at the Screencast-o-matic website. Then, click Start Recording and follow the prompts to download the recorder. Drag and drop the corners of the recorder to cover the portion of your screen you want to appear in the video. Be sure to test your microphone before recording your full video.




Privacy & Accessibility (add captions to your videos using Screencastomatic’s CC services)

While tools have been evaluated for accessibility standards, it is up to you to verify that created works meet accessibility guidelines at your institution. For more information, contact your campus Disability Services department.

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