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I was looking on youtube how to screen record and was wondering if this was the easyest way?
YouTube - How to screen record on mac

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I don't know about the easiest, but the cheapest way - if you have snow leopard, is to use quicktime X which offers a screen recording (Launch quicktime X then go to File->New Screen Recording)

Personally, I use iShowU HD as that's what I happen to feel comfortable with, but if I didn't use that I'd probably go cheap and use quicktimeX.

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Jing if you don't have Snow Leopard.

I personally like screenflow.

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I don't know about the easiest, but the cheapest way - if you have snow leopard, is to use quicktime X which offers a screen recording (Launch quicktime X then go to File->New Screen Recording)

Personally, I use iShowU HD as that's what I happen to feel comfortable with, but if I didn't use that I'd probably go cheap and use quicktimeX.
when i click quicktime it goes in my dock but nothing happens
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Screenflow does the job for me.
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Well, it will probably double bounce, but no window will necessarily pop up, it'll say quicktime in the upper left corner, and then you can use the file menu and assuming you're on SL with quicktime X, you should see an option for screen capture.

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alright thanks im still getting used to mac
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No worries, when one starts with a Mac, especially if coming from the world of Windows, it can take some getting used to in terms of the differences.

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I use a program called Screenflick
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I use iShowUHD Thats a pretty slick app

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