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Getting Started with Jing: Videos

Need an easy way to create, annotate, and share screenshots? Wish you could create brief video tutorials for your colleagues or students? Jing, a free screencasting tool from TechSmith, can help! By the end of this session, you'll be able to download and

Capturing and Saving a Video

Step 1. Hover over the Jing ball and click the capture node.

Step 2. Place the cursor in the upper most corner of the area you want to capture. Click and hold the left mouse button, and drag the cursor until the area you wish to capture is selected. Let go of the left mouse button.

Step 3. Click the VIDEO icon to capture the highlighted portion of the screen as a screenshot.

Step 4. The video will begin recording. If you need to stop, press pause. Once you have completed your video (5-minute limit), press stop.

Step 5. Choose a destination for your screenshot. If you wish to save to your computer, click the floppy disc icon and choose a location. Do not proceed to the next step. If you wish to save to screencast.com, click the screencast.com icon and proceed.

Step 6. If you have chosen to upload to Screencast.com, click VIEW ON SCREENCAST.COM.

Step 7. Click SHARE to get the screenshot link and/or embed link.

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