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On Windows I used an application called Camtasia Studio for making videos/movies or computer screen recordings.

I'm new to a Mac and wanted to know what was available on a Mac OS X to do computer screen recordings like Camtasia Studio?

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I saw a previous post asking this question.

I saw there is iShowU and it works great!

Sorry for not doing that sooner.
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cp-apple - There are a few applications for screen recording on mac.

1. Screenium -

2. IShowU-

3. ScreenFlow -

And I have used both IShowU and Screenflow and they both work very well.

And if you need a good application to write and record your speeches of you reading your words aloud, add movies, images and titles and then easily publish your finished presentation to websites or weblogs see VideoCue at:

Also, if you are looking for an application that you can hold a live webcasting with, see Wirecast:

I hope this helps.

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another vote for snapz pro x, fast, easy, and all around pretty good, for fullscreen recording be sure to check the "smoother but more CPU intensive capture" or else it won't know what you wan't it to capture, so it'll just capture you desktop for 10 minutes.
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iShowU and ScreenFlow to me are the two most superior.

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Really? the iShowU and it works great? thanks for that software man... how about the download link of that screen recording software?

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My personal favorite is ScreenFlow, but there are plenty of others out there. =)
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Snapz Pro is limited to writing to the startup drive. That sucks if you have limited space.

volta88, I'm not sure what you are describing, but can't say I've seen that issue.

ScreenFlow seems to be the best OS X capture software out currently. After capturing the whole screen, you edit within it where you can easily hilite and zoom to things of interest, etc.

I thought I heard that the people behind Camtasia Studio were coming out with a Mac variant.

CameraTime - Time lapse photography for novice and advanced users.

When asking questions, post the version of your software. You'll receive better answers.

Please post your results to the thread as it is good feedback.
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I know Screenflow allows you to have video and edit it in the same program. Does Screenium and iShowu allow this or do you have to add other programs for this?
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