About CamStudio - the open source screen recording software
CamStudio is an open source software which can be used to record all the screen and audio activity on your computer to create standard AVI video files. The built in SWF producer of ths software can convert these AVI files into streaming flash videos.
The CamStudio software was originally released by a company called RenderSoft as an open source software in the year 2001. The source code of versions 1.0, 1.4 and 2.0 are now available at SourceForge website. Later on in the year 2003, the company was acquired by eHelp Corporation and an updated version of CamStudio (CamStudio 2.1) was released under a proprietory software license only. Finally the company is now being acquired by Adobe.
The CamStudio 2.5 Beta 1 release version was released in 2007 as free source once again. The latest version of CamStudio is the CamStudio 2.6. CamStudio is very useful in many ways. Some of the uses of CamStudio are listed below.
Uses of CamStudio Software
Some more features of CamStudio
You can also add screen captions to the video recordings and you can even personalize your video. CamStudio also comes with its own Codec which produces high quality audio with smaller file size compared to other popular codecs. You can have complete control over the video output. It is possible to use custom cursors to record the full screen or a part of the screen on your desktop and you can also reduce or increase the quality of the recording. CamStudio comes with a built in help file so you can use the help feature to get the answers that you need about CamStudio.
CamStudio is completely free to download for personal as well as commercial projects. This software can be downloaded from The CamStudio website. http://camstudio.org/.
How to Install CamStudio
It is very easy to install CamStudio Software. Download the software from CamStudio website indicated above. Once the binary file is downloaded, follow the instructions given below to install CamStudio.
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