How can I record a video?

TechSmith SnagIt allows you to record whatever is happening on your screen; this can be any application (e.g. coding software, technical software, or any other kind of content). If you can see it on your screen, you can use this to record it using SnagIt.

Getting started

  1. Visit ACT's instructional guide on how to record a video.
  2. Visit UTSC's instructional guide on Pre-recording lectures and course videos using SnagIt (PDF download).
  3. Visit the official SnagIt tutorials (see in particular record a video with SnagIt) for more in depth tutorials to get you started and sharpen your skills.

Looking for tips on how you up your webcam game? Review the tips in How to Look and Sound Fabulous on a Webcam by Prof. Gary Gould (Ryerson University), covering how to position your devices, lighting tips, framing, audio, etc.