49 – Screencast-O-Matic

UP 43 places in 2020

Screencasting free and easy, with one-click screen capture

Website: screencast-o-matic.com
Cost: Free and premium versions
Availability: Online or Download

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning:
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 79
Top 100 Tools for
Education: 27

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 49 2019: 92 2018: 77 2017: 73 2016: 31 2015: 27 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: 82 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from those who selected Screencast-O-Matic as one of their top tools

“Allows me to easily record lessons and announcements for my students.

“We do a lot with this tool for explaining internal ICT tools and workflows etc” Teacher, Netherlands, 2020

“I make all my screencasts for my workshops with screencast-o-matic and share them via YouTube and Stream.” Teacher Trainer, Netherlands, 2019

“Simple to use and low-cost screen recording tool. Great for recording how-to videos for the classroom.” Instructional Designer, Canada, 2019

“I use Screencast-o-Matic to produce instruction videos. I use it to demonstrate work processes and for blended learning.” Wilfred Rubens, 2018

“love this tool for screencasting. It’s affordable, easy to use and still allows for basic editing. Great for lecture recording or recording how-to video guides.” Emily Clark, Canada, 2019

“Easiest way for me to create (free) videos demonstrating how to use software, create web pages, and give feedback to faculty and students” Rebekah Roehrs, Trainer/Instructor, USA, 2016

“I have used this tool to show students how to navigate certain websites or to demonstrate how to do an activity. I have also used it in my Masters classes in every class that I have taken so far.” Stephanie Martin, Primary/Secondary (K12) Teacher, USA, 2016

“Easy to use and affordable screenrecording tool.” Emily Clark, Instructional Technologist, Canada, 2016


Quick Guide to Screencast-O-Matic

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