Guidelines for Screencasting a Spoken Tutorial

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While capturing, make sure that

- The activity displayed on the screen and the corresponding cursor movement are in sync with the audio
- Select a suitable capture area (at least 800X600 pixels)
- The cursor can be utilized to highlight the spoken text
- Irrelevant movement of the cursor should be avoided as it may cause distraction
- If you commit a mistake while using the software during the recording, you may choose to explain the mistake as 
  well, to the viewer. This will help the viewer to understand the problem and the possible solution for the problem


- recordMyDesktop produces a file(default out.ogv) that contains a video and audio recording of 
   a Linux desktop session
- Any Video Converter is a universal video converter with an easy and simple user interface.  It supports 
   a wide range of video formats - AVI, FLV, MOV, MP4, MPG, M2TS, MTS, RM, RMVB, QT, WMV, OGG, OGV
- Camstudio captures the screen and saves the movie in AVI format.  Generally, the AVI file-size is 
   very large.  To reduce the file-size and to convert the AVI file into a WMV file, one needs to use an editing 
   software or video converter
- Windows Movie Maker is an editing software that is available for all the latest Windows versions
   A net-search will provide other video converters one can use in order to convert an AVI file into WMV format

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This page has been created by Nancy Varkey on 27th April, 2010

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