Capturing videos from your computer – Why you want to do?

Offices are busy places. Everyone has a pile of work to get done and not much time to devote to learning new computer processes. This means that when a co-worker asks how to to do something with their computer, it’s not uncommon that you just end up doing it for them.

The easiest way to get this boring work disappeared is capturing the instructional videos, send it to your co-workers. Pick up ActivePresenter – best screencast software in the world now and get things started.

How to Capture Video

You’ll be glad to know, there is a better way! Capture a video of the process by recording your computer screen, and then share the video with your co-workers. This makes it easy to explain something to multiple people, and creates a resource that can be referenced in the future.

Sound too good to be true? It’s not! All you need is a screen capture program and your computer! Ok, maybe a couple other things, but those are the essentials to start with.

Snagit video capture


  1. Download and install Activepresenter here.
  2. Open what you want to record on your screen
  3. Click start recording.
  4. Select the area you want to include in your recording
  5. Click record
  6. Do the thing
  7. Click stop
  8. Share your video!
  9. Stop repeating yourself
  10. Tell your friends about Snagit so they can do it too!

Why capture video?

Now that you have the “how” figured out, why on Earth would you want to do this? A few scenarios might include:

  • Record yourself on webcam to make a video
  • Record a webinar
  • Record live streaming video, like a company meeting
  • Record skype & google hang out video calls

What are some ways you can start using video in the workplace? Let us know in the comments!

From: Techsmith blog.

You may want to read: Best free + Paid Screencast Software for 2017


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