Screencast-O-Matic 1.3 User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "A genuine please to use!"

    January 25, 2013  |   By bob3160

    Version: Screencast-O-Matic 1.3

    Pros

    Easy to use. does what it advertises, flexible and constantly improving.

    Cons

    I'd like to see an improvement in it's editing ability.

    Summary

    I've now used this program for almost 1 year and am happy that I've purchased the paid version. I use it every time I produce a tutorial.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Its a good screen recorder,its easy to use and does hd!"

    January 18, 2013  |   By reviewingbosses

    Version: Screencast-O-Matic 1.3

    Pros

    Easy to use
    Free of charge
    HD video results
    easy to publish and tag
    compatible with devices
    choice of adding webcam shot
    automatic connect to sound and video!

    Cons

    there's a circuit that follows your mouse in the video but not a reason to not use this program!

    Summary

    it is a super good program! I started with the site then decided to download it to my pc and it works great and creates a fast and good video does not require allot from a computer! it is free and makes HD videos which most do not and this one allows you to publish on the site for the program or on YouTube and more!

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Poor customer service"

    December 18, 2012  |   By worths1

    Version: Screencast-O-Matic 1.3

    Pros

    For me, the software worked. And it's simple to use.

    Cons

    Editing tools are not as precise or as easy to control as I would expect.

    Poor customer service

    Summary

    I would still be using the software if I could. I teach and I used it to record lectures. While the software is probably less sophisticated than others, it was sufficient for me.

    I needed it on a near daily basis. One time it froze. It now no longer works. I have emailed customer service. Initially they responded, but now they do not. I have requested a refund, but I've heard nothing.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Trial works, Product doesn't"

    December 17, 2012  |   By suddenv

    Version: Screencast-O-Matic 1.3

    Pros

    "Less Expensive" (if it works)
    Video quality is good.
    Editing tools

    Cons

    Audio would not play back.
    Only records home screen. (I have triple monitors)
    No easy way to contact vendor.

    Summary

    I am very disappointed and frustrated with Screencast-O-Matic.
    When I downloaded the trial software, it worked perfectly.
    When I purchased the licensed product the audio will not playback.
    I have installed the additional codecs without any luck.
    The video recording works fine, but the audio will not playback.
    It just hisses and squaks.
    I have tried each file format, and all codec and audio settings to repair it.
    After too much time troubleshooting, I need to move on.
    I purchased the BSR Screen Recorder 6 and it worked perfectly on install.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Worked Great"

    December 9, 2012  |   By goldfinger79

    Version: Screencast-O-Matic 1.3

    Pros

    Does what it says
    Easy to set up the screen area to record (drag/adjust the box)
    Saves video in different formats

    Cons

    Does not allow you to choose the working folder

    Summary

    It worked as described. I did not try to record audio because I did not need it for the simple video I was recording so I don't know how well audio recording works. But the video is very easy to record and to save. Compared to some expensive solutions available, this is a very good program. I did not notice any unwanted browser addons or other things being installed.

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