Creating screencasts

You’re free to choose any tool to create screencasts. It’s important, that you provide an .mp4 video of appropriate quality (resolution and presentation).
Recent browsers should be able to play your video.

Your screencast should only show the reported bug +/- 10 seconds – try to avoid screencasts that are longer than 1 minute. You should have the sounds switched off unless required for the report.


Suggested tools for desktops

Screencast-O-Matic (free)>> http://screencast-o-matic.com

  • Videos can be created as .mp4 files
  • Up to 15 minutes per video
  • Good video quality
  • Windows & Mac OS
  • Optional upgrade with more functions

Open Broadcaster Software (free)>> https://obsproject.com/

  • All features accessible for free
  • Windows & Mac OS

Find a video tutorial here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJnwUJ7zuVs


Suggested tools for mobile devices

AirServer (ca. 15 USD)>> http://www.airserver.com/

  • Videos can be created as .mp4 files
  • High video quality, but big files
  • Windows & Mac OS
  • Find tutorials on YouTube
  • All operating systems (Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS)

Reflector App (ca. 15 USD)
>> http://www.airsquirrels.com/reflector/

  • Videos can be created as .mp4 files
  • Useful functions
  • Easy handling
  • Find tutorials on YouTube
  • All operating systems (Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS)

Mobizen (free, Android only)
>> https://www.mobizen.com

  • Free
  • Android only
  • A bit complex to set up for the first time

Alternative: Record your bug with a second device or an extra camera! 


Note:
videos must not be cut (exception: "thinking aloud" videos). 


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