UH Hilo Distance Learning

Screencasting - Screencast-O-Matic

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View the UH Hilo Distance Learning Team website or email the UH Hilo Distance Learning Team at uhhilodl@hawaii.edu.

General Introduction to Recording your Desktop

Screencast-O-Matic is a free online screen-casting application. This is easy to use screen-recording application utilizes your web browser and is not dependent on your operating system (PC or Mac). After recording your lesson, the application will create a video file that can be upload to YouTube for sharing.

Watch the Screencast-O-Matic overview video to see the functionality of the application. (2:10)

Beginner's Guide to Screencasting (8:01)
Free version

  • Real-time recording
  • Ability to record screen + webcam
  • 15 min clip limit
  • Software will create an uploadable MP4 video file (for YouTube)
  • Free version does not include a video editor
  • Download the Cheat Sheet

Create an account and/or log into Screencast-O-Matic

Premier Version for all UH Hilo Faculty

Premier Benefits

More Tutorials

Premier access is available by invitation only. Invitations are automatically sent to all UH Hilo Teaching Faculty members. If you have not received an invitation, please contact Cindy Yamaguchi @ cynthiae@hawaii.edu to request an account upgrade.

Updated 01/16/2023

Next - Uploading your recordings to YouTube.