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I've seen a lot of these cool info-diagram style voice-over videos like this one for Google Plus One:

What types of tools are required to make something like that?


Here are a few more examples of the types of videos I am wondering about creating:

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Jing is for OS X too, try it out! – slhck Jun 22 '11 at 8:00
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To do something like the google's video you posted you will definitely need something like After Effects or other more powerful video editor and some patience to get things done.

To create a simple screencast video you should check this SU question:

Mac OSX screencast solutions

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Nice. After Effects looks like what I want to use if I want to create the animated portion. Is it the industry standard or are there any similar tools? – cwd Jun 24 '11 at 15:36
I am pretty sure it is the industry standard, specially being a part of Adobe CS5 studio pack – Felipe Sabino Jun 24 '11 at 18:24

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