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I am looking for a good video screen capture program. I am looking for something to record my primary monitor so it will allow me to keep a word document open on the other to hold key points while making a tutorial. I would like to have control over when it is zoomed in, Basically during main parts of the tutorial i want full view of the screen, but in certain parts i want certain area's zoomed in on seemlesly in one video clip.

What program will do that?
+ rep to the first person who lets me know of something that i end up using.
Edited by starpwnage - 8/13/11 at 7:22pm
    
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post #2 of 11
Use the key "PrtSc" then past to paint.
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post #3 of 11
Fraps/Hypercam

Wouldn't zooming have to be post production?

Also I'm a little confused by your description still, do you want to record two screens or just one?
post #4 of 11
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I should of been more specific by saying i was after video screen capture software, but the second line were it said record should of gave it away...

@taylorsci, Fraps records windows, not entire desktops, and ive had bad experinces with hypercam however i will try it again. Im not sure, i have seen people use the screen capture software to zoom in automatically somehow.
    
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post #5 of 11
Windows 7 have "Problem Steps Recorder" that you might want to check out: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd320286

If you're making computer-related tutorials, it might work.
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I had a look Duckie, but it doesnt look like it records video.
I tried hypercam again and it plays back the videos way to quickly for some reason...
    
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give this a try...CamStudio ive used it in the past and i liked it
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camtasia is good.
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post #10 of 11
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Thanks guys, Just downloaded and tried out the trial of camtasia, very happy with the results, + rep to those who suggested.
    
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