Screen Capture Comparison

Product Summary Features Purchasing Options Where to get help
Camtasia Camtasia is recommended for instructors who want the ability to do more advanced editing, annotations, animations, etc. Easy to use after  learning curve
Many editing options including visual effects, green-screening, multi-track timeline and content animation.
Purchase license for download Camtasia Website
Echo 360  A great option for instructors who currently have live captured courses with ELO and want something easy and quick to use, which can be easily published and hosted through EchoCenter. Canvas integration
Easily published and hosted through EchoCenter
Free and available to all current Engineering/LAS online instructors through ELO. ELO
Panopto This option is recommended for all instructors at ISU, particularly if you would like to place individual lectures within modules inCanvas. Easily Accessed from withinCanvas. Provides secure access to students. Canvas integration
Easily published and hosted through Panopto
Free available through ISU viaCanvas. Available through ISU.
 QuickTime Comes free with the suit of Apple products such as iTunes. QuickTime is known for the ability to watch movies but it also allows you to create recording on your computer. Quick video and editing
Limited editing, but easy to use
Free with Apple computers and available for download on PC. Apple
VoiceThread VoiceThread allows for threaded, asynchronous communication between students and instructors. Great option to allow students to easily respond to videos. Canvas integration Free limited version.
Purchase license versions.
 ELO Design &
VoiceThread Site
WebEx A great option for instructors who currently have live captured courses with ELO and want something easy and quick to use, which can be easily published. Canvas integration Free available to all current Engineering/LAS online instructors through ELO. ELO
Zoom Zoom is a web conferencing tool. That does have a the option to record your meeting as the host, so that you can save and share the mp4. Easy to use and record Free available to all ISU instructors. Capture Team at ISU