By Synium Software GmbH

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Screencasts are the most effective way of explaining how to work on a Mac to friends, relatives, colleagues or customers. Screenium will help you demonstrate a workflow by making capturing it easy. Start the recording and forget about it while you concentrate on what you do best — equipping your viewers with knowledge.

Screenium 2 offers a choice of four capture modes: capture the entire screen, a single window, a freely selectable area on your screen or have an area follow your mouse pointer.
Screenium 2 also introduces a completely new and built-in video editor. Now it is also possible to create stunning compositions of your captured videos directly in Screenium 2.
Whether it is cutting, adding transitions, organizing your screencast with chapter marks, or adding effects and animated forms and text, Screenium 2 offers all the features you need to create sophisticated screencasts.

■ Cut and edit you video directly in Screenium 2
■ Organize your video with chapter marks
■ Emphasize you mouse clicks or focus on the menu you were working in by adding zoom effects in the video editor
■ Animate text and shapes in the video editor to hide sensitive information or to highlight menu entries
■ Customize cross fade animations and brush up you screencast with special effects
■ Edit audio and add audio filters to improve sound quality
■ Have Screenium hide your desktop wallpaper and icons during capture.
■ Record everything you hear from your Mac's speakers along with the video.
■ Connect a microphone or use your Mac's integrated mic to record your voice.
■ Integrate a video from any QuickTime-compatible webcam or from your Mac's integrated iSight.
■ Have your mouse pointer and your clicks stand out with the included mouse visualization.
■ Control main features with freely assignable keyboard shortcuts.
■ Export your captured videos into any QuickTime format available on your Mac.

A comprehensive user guide as well as an ever growing number of Q&As and videos delivering tips and tricks will make your first steps in podcast production so much easier. Start recording your first videos today — with Screenium 2.

User Reviews:

"Fantastic app. I tried every app I could find to seemlessly and flawlessly record full screen from my second monitor, with sound, to an external drive"

"An absolutely great app, thoroughly impressed with it. Very easy to use with some very good features. It records up to 60fps with EXTREMELY high quality"

"It's faster than most and you can't beat the price. The video is top notch and the audio works flawlessly"


What's new in Version 2.1.8

Fixed a bug that lead to mouse click visualizations not being visible when clips were cut
Fixed a bug that lead to unlocalized strings appearing in the user interface



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Customer Reviews


I have had the worst experience with this app. It crashes constantly, captured recorded videos can’t be saved, exporting freezes. I can’t open files unless I use File > Open. Drag-and-drop and “Open Recent” do not work most of the time. Sometimes I can’t even open more than one file at a time - even small files - without the program crashing. The mouse-capture works half of the time and the fact that I have to use a third-party audio plug-in is unprofessional. Also, it’s terribly difficult [impossible?] to find where Screenium caches Composition files in the library.

I’m moving on to another screen capture app. Recording instructional videos is time-consuming enough. Dealing with a faulty app isn’t worth my time.

Waste of Money for Busted App

Let me join in with the chorus of other reviewers by saying: Don’t buy this app. I tried the demo for my Let’s Play channel and loved it. I bought it based on that experience. That was about a year ago - and I have not had full functionality since. I contacted Screenium support and they have been insultingly unhelpful. Do yourself a favor and get iShowU HD.

Use Quicktime Instead

Don’t buy this. It crashes and doesn’t work. You will be wasting your money.

Quicktime -- which COMES WITH YOUR MAC — does beautiful screen and audio capture, and will in fact also do the same for any iOS device you plug into your Mac.

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  • Mac App Store Price: $39.99
  • Category: Video (Mac)
  • Updated: Jan 02, 2014
  • Version: 2.1.8
  • Size: 39.1 MB
  • Language: English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
  • Seller: Synium Software GmbH
Rated 4+

Requirements: OS X 10.6.0 or later

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