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Software Applications

This is a guide summarising current convenient and recommended software applications available for use by library staff.

Screen Capture


Product name Adobe Captivate
Producer Adobe
Cost $500 (purchasable via IT)
Function Screen capture, editing and e learning
Web site
  • e-learning capabilities
  • Create storyboards
  • Many different types of interactions
  • A range of Project templates



Product name


Producer Screencast-O-Matic
Cost $15  (Free version had time limit and watermark.
Function Captures screen usage and records video
Web site
  • Screencasts
  • Includes audio
  • Save to a range of file types
  • Very easy to use.
Product name Jing
Producer Techsmith
Cost Free
Function Screencast
Web site
  • Screencast
  • Allows saving to a variety of file types
  • Very easy to use
  • Fairly basic functionality