UH Hilo Distance Learning

Screencasting - ScreenPal (formerly Screencast-O-Matic)

Need assistance with your Online Course(s)?

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

Important Note: Screencast-O-Matic has been rebranded as ScreenPal with a fresh look and a new URL: ScreenPal.com .

However, the tools will work the same as they always have and all of your content will still be there when you log in. And you’ll be automatically redirected to it.

Also, if you use the desktop application, you’ll be prompted to update it when you launch from ScreenPal.com the first time.

General Introduction to Recording your Desktop

Watch the ScreenPal overview video above to see the functionality of the application. (1:30)

ScreenPal 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 uploaded to YouTube for sharing.

Why use ScreenPal?

  • Real-time recording
  • Ability to record screen + webcam
  • 15 min clip limit
  • Free video editor
  • Software will create an uploadable MP4 video file (for YouTube)
  • Download the Cheat Sheet

Premier Version for all UH Hilo Teaching Faculty

Free for UH Hilo Teaching Faculty
Create an account and/or log into ScreenPal

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 03/22/2023

Next - Uploading your recordings to YouTube.