Camtasia Studio, CamStudio and Jing are good software programs for screen recording, according to LifeHacker. Other highly rated screen recording programs include Screenflow and Screencast-O-Matic.
Camtasia Studio by TechSmith is a versatile screen recording program for Windows and Mac OS. It offers full-screen and single-window recording and allows users to save recordings in multiple file formats. Camtasia Studio also offers audio editing and direct YouTube uploading.
Jing, another TechSmith program for Windows and Mac OS, is a streamlined screen recording and screenshot application. Recordings have a five-minute time limit. The basic version of Jing is free, and users who want additional features may purchase an annual subscription that allows saving in multiple file formats, YouTube uploading and webcam recording.
CamStudio is a free program for Windows. It does not have editing capabilities, but it allows users to export recordings to editing programs.