Macworld 2009: Techsmith’s Jing Pro

While I got to see a preview of Camtasia for Mac, it’s not ready for public viewing. What I can show you though, is the “Pro edition” of Jing released earlier this month.

Katie Lewis of Techsmith demos some of the new features Jing “Pro” offers, which includes:

  • YouTube export and uploading
  • MPEG-4 export, great for editing and podcasting
  • Jing branding removal

At $14.95 per year, Jing Pro comes at a decent price for the convenience of screencasting on the fly. Do note that the free version of Jing is still available complete with complimentary hosting on Screencast.com

One thought on “Macworld 2009: Techsmith’s Jing Pro

  1. May i suggest another screencasting tool ?

    ScreenToaster – http://www.screentoaster.com

    ScreenToaster is a free web-based screen recorder designed to capture screen activity in real-time then embed videos in blogs and websites. It works in all browsers and doesn't require any download.

    – Live audio capture
    – Embed webcam in screen capture
    – Subtitles
    – Accelerated or slow-motion playback / Pauses
    – Upload to Youtube
    – Download your screencast in .avi

    What bloggers say about ScreenToaster:
    Techcrunch, Michael Arrington : “The ease of use is just awesome. It takes literally seconds to create and publish a screencast.”
    Digital Inspiration, Amit Agarwal: “ScreenToaster Does a YouTube for Screen Videos.”
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    ReadWriteWeb, Frédéric Lardinois: “ScreenToaster is definitely a contender for being one of the best and easiest to use tools available.”
    Mashable, Jennifer Van Grove: “We think ScreenToaster is an excellent solution that brings advanced screencasting options to all levels of computer users. … It’s a safe option to recommend to clients, friends, and family members.”
    Master New Media, Robin Good: “And again, more than anything else ScreenToaster is by far the simplest and most immediate screncasting tool to use out there. If you want to know what I think, here it is: ScreenToaster is going to toast them all. Seriously.”

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