Tag - Screen capture
Aimed at those who create screencasts, YouTube videos and other instructional material that involves screen capture, animation, annotation and editing, TechSmith's Camtasia has been updated to version 2.0, which brings a more intuitive editing interface to the program, along with higher quality output that is 40-60 percent faster to produce. The new version also introduces a blur effect to hide sensitive information.
Snagit, a popular screen capture solution for Windows users, has now been designed from the ground up as a native Mac application, TechSmith announced today. The company is celebrating the release with a slew of tutorial videos, and a contest to spread the word about the Mac version -- prizes of which include a MacBook Pro, an iPad, and an iPod Touch. The Windows version of the software has more than seven million users, and over 100,000 people participated in the public beta program, which began 11 months ago. The $50 program's current version includes a license for both the Windows and Mac versions.
TechSmith has launched a beta version of its screen capture tool, Snagit for Mac. The current version can capture screenshots from the desktop, a window, a region or a scrolling widow -- viewing beyond the screen borders, either horizontally or vertically. It offers button-click and hot-key captures and allows for timing delays as well. All captures are automatically saved for later recall.
KavaMovies 1.3 ($35) is a movie database application that allows users to organize the movies they have seen, the ones they want to see and those that are a part of their collection. The application also connects to the internet to obtain extra information about each movie such as actors, directors, genres and more. Version 1.3 includes a new Awards section that lets users see which movies were nominated for any year's Academy Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards, etc. The update also features new settings that allow users to control which information is displayed in the browser. [Download - 4.3MB]
Floola 5.2 (free) is a utility that allows a user to manage their iPod or Motorola phone. Floola can copy, rename, delete music, videos and photos, add artwork and lyrics, manage playlists and keep podcasts up-to-date. It can also convert files like YouTube videos to a format that is compatible with the designated device. The new release includes a rewritten iPod notes manager and improved compatibility with iTunes 8.2. Several of the translations have also been updated including French, German, Italian, and Russian. [Download - 15.7MB]
EasyWMA 3.0 ($10) is a tool for converting wma, asf, flv/wmv audio, real media, and ogg vorbis files to aiff, mp3, m4a, or wav so that they can be used in iTunes. The application has a simple interface that feature drag-and-drop support and is also capable of performing batch conversions. The update has added support for the flac audio file format. [Download - 4MB]
rooSwitch 1.5 ($19) allows users to manage multiple profiles for almost any applications data by simpling dragging the application to the main window. It can be used to manage multiple versions of an applications preferences, settings and data files, and features the ability to switch between them. Version 1.5 includes a new option for locking a profile which will prevent any changes to the active profile from being saved when switching to a different profile. The update also includes a document preference to immediately switch to new profiles as they are created, and the ability to select multiple profiles at once for deletion. [Download - 1.1MB]
RSS DreamFeeder 2.5 ($50) is a Dreamweaver extension that can help users create and edit RSS feeds. The tool allows users of Adobe's Dreamweaver to publish RSS feeds without having to retype any of the content and without the need for prior XML or RSS knowledge. Version 2.5 is now compatible with with CS4 and features improved RSS and ATOM generation. The update has also added an automated entry removal feature that automatically removes a feed entry if the source is removed. [Download - 3.2MB]
iPod Converter 2.4 ($30) is a tool for converting video files to the mp4 format for use on an iPod. The software can covert most common video files including AVI, WMV, MOV, MPG, ASF, and DivX. Within iPod converter users can crop video area, the bit rate, frame rate and video resolution. The 2.4 update includes a new style rangebar and displays the range of time that is currently displayed. [Download - 10.4MB]
iPrint 2.0 ($15) allows users to select data within an application that they would like to print. The selection of data can be done through the use of a keyboard shortcut or a popup Dock menu and allows users to print only the material they desire to print. A new Preferences window has been added which allows users to set a default option of always displaying both the Page Setup and Print dialog boxes, always bypassing both the Page Setup and Print dialog boxes, or displaying just the Print dialog box. The applications graphics have also been improved along with other small internal improvements. [Download - 1.5MB]