Unit 3: Create a Screencast/Video using Screencast-O-Matic


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Create a Screencast

Steps to creating/recording a screencast with Screencast_O-Matic:

  1. Log into to www.screencast-o-matic.com.
  2. Open your presentation, webpage, or application that you would like to record.
  3. Press the "Start Recording" button to open the recorder.
  4. Once the recorder opens, set the recording dimension, (720p, 1080p, or full screen).
  5. Record your screencast, you can toggle between applications (e.g. - Web Browser, Presentation, Spreadsheet, etc.)
  6. End the recording (Remember you have 15 minutes of recording time)

Test Screencast

My First Video Recording (Test #1)

My Second Video Recording (Test#2)


  • Can I save my recording as a video on the Screen-O-Matic site?
  • Can I record in 1080p, 720p, and widescreen formats?
  • Can I use an external microphone to record?


Home Page


Unit 1: Teacher Presence


Unit 2: Registration for a Screencast-O-Matic Account and Discovering the application features