Frequently Asked Questions
Evidence from sites like ShowMeDo tells us that users are far more comfortable trying new software if they've seen it in action.
We upload our screencasts to our accounts at YouTube as long as the videos are relevant to the viewers of the site and fit with the sites terms and conditions.
Screencasts show the user how they can use it to achieve their own goals - this is a very powerful motivator. The calm, confident voice of a professional voiceover artiste will make the user feel in control and they will be ready and happy to test your software.
See many examples here, these show how screencasts are used to demonstrate application software, web-based applications and web sites.
We have compiled a list of companies and websites that use screencasts to enhance perception of a product or service, educate users , and demonstrate software. View the list here.
Yes, there are a selection of tools including CamTasia, SnapzPro and RecordMyDesktop that enable you to create your own screencasts. It's not all about the software though; there is no substitute for experience... and that's where ProCasts really come into their own.