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A good screen recorder?


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Does anyone know of a good screen recorder for OS 10.5? A free one?
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What do you mean by screen recorder?

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Sorry if the term "screen recorder" is incorrect I mean a program that records a movie of your desktop as you work.
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http://www.varasoftware.com/products/screenflow/
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THere is a full list here

http://www.pure-mac.com/screen.html#snapzpro
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Thanks peoples! I love screenflow... shame about the price Will have to look elsewhere!
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Have you had a look at snapz pro x its not free ($20) but a really good app.

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Yeah it looks good, and $20 is much better than $100!
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Ah? I just downloaded screen flow and it seems to free?

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yes that is the trial, it has a water mark on the videos you make and correct me if I'me wrong there is a time limit the video?

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There is no time limit but it does have that watermark ever present. There are plenty of low cost or free applications out there, but I loved Screen Flow so much that I forked over the $80 (educational discount) for it.

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Upgrading to SL for US$29, and using Quicktime would be a great option for you too.
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As 6String mentions, if you're on Snow Leopard, QuickTime X (included) does a fine job of recording the whole screen. It doesn't have all the options of something like Screenflow, but for recording the screen it does the job very well.
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I used Quicktime to record a video tutorial of how to make custom icons on a Mac. It did a fine job. I'm not sure why you would need anything more.
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I used Quicktime to record a video tutorial of how to make custom icons on a Mac. It did a fine job. I'm not sure why you would need anything more.
If you still have access to it, perhaps you could post a link for the OP to see it, and anyone else who wants to see it for that matter.
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