|Jing and Jing Pro by TechSmith|
Jing is free image and video capturing software that you can share instantly over the web, IM, email, or even just save to your desktop. You simply download Jing to your desktop and it will sit at the top of your desktop. By creating a Jing capture, you easily create a unique URL that can be sent to anyone.
Jing Pro is an upgrade that allows more features.
If you want to use Jing for video capture, you simply take your mouse, click and drag the area of the screen you want to capture and click. Then select to “Capture Video.” You can either record with narration or not – that’s up to you! Once you’re done recording, it will automatically upload your video to Screencast – where you can store up to 2 GB of storage, and access direct links and embedding code for your videos.
If you want to use Jing for image capture, you simply take your mouse, click and drag the area of the screen you want tot capture and click. Now, instead of click “Capture Video,” you’ll click “Capture Image.” Jing allows you to add text, arrows, boxes, and even highlighting areas to your image. You can save it, copy it to the clipboard, or send it to screencast!
So, how can you use Jing (or other capturing alternatives) in your classroom? Here are some quick ideas for you:
There are a few things to remember while using Jing: