ScreenFlow Rocks – Mac Screencasting Studio – Review

For my post on Social Business Cards I included a screenshot walking through my new website along including inline video (picture-in-picture) from my iSight camera. TJ asked what software I used, so I thought I’d elaborate on how I created this screencast. Screenflow is a kickass application for doing screencasts on a Mac. I’ve used Camtasia, Jing, and other applications before but ScreenFlow was by far the best solution. I purchased ScreenFlow for use in the membership website I am putting together, among other things, and have loved it ever since – although this is the first video I’ve actually published.

Features include:
- Record from desktop, iSight, video camera, microphone, and computer’s audio AT THE SAME TIME
- Full editing studio
- Video Actions, Callouts, Audio Actions, etc
- 3D video positioning
- VERY easy narration of presentations
- High quality exporting

ScreenFlow also won the Best Mac OSX Leopard Application and Best Mac OSX Leopard Graphics and Media Application at The Apple Design Awards 2008.

You can download a fully functional demo of ScreenFlow here. You can do everything that the paid app can do – except the movies that are exported have a watermark. The application is $99 for the full version and worth every cent. Pick it up here. And guess what – they have a full library of screencasts on how to use their Screencast Studio…

Other Reviews:
ScreenFlow: The killer screencasting app is here
ScreenFlow: Screencast for the Mac with Style
Digital Web Magazine Review: ScreenFlow

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One Response to ScreenFlow Rocks – Mac Screencasting Studio – Review

  1. TJ October 27, 2008 at 1:07 pm #

    I heard that is the best. We have used it at work for product demos like crazy lately. I have only used iShowU before. Never this one. I’ll have to look into that if I ever need to do some screencasting.

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