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I need a lightweight screencasting software recommendation, something that wouldn't slow the computer down too much.

I've previously tried to use one software for recording while I played a video game, but everything became a lot slower as a result.

Any recommendations?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

See this post from

Five Best Screencasting Tools.

The three free ones (links and descriptions in link above):

  • Jing
  • CamStudio
  • Screentoaster
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Which one is the fastest and least resource hungry? – Click Upvote Jan 27 '11 at 16:24
Camstudio is by far the best, I experienced almost no difference whatsoever while it was recording. Brilliant! – Click Upvote Jan 27 '11 at 16:54

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