Screencast videos are used to show how a website, software or mobile application works. They can be used to walk people through your application, and show them how to use new features without making them read through pages of text. The uses for screencast videos are nearly limitless, and using this video is more effective than traditional methods, like static text or images.
One of the simplest, most common types of video out there is also one that so many companies manage to get really wrong. We’re talking about screencasts. Videos are everywhere, and they’re usually too long, boring, and suffer from easily correctable faults. Whether these videos are out of focus, or hard to follow, there are easy solutions to these problems. If you’ve ever thought about how to make a sharp screencast video that people will actually want to watch, this post is for you. Here are step-by-step instructions, and a video guide, to show you the ropes.