Chapter 18Producing Videos Without a Camera

Chapter Objectives

  • Learn the software applications available to make videos without a camera.
  • Understand how people are using them to make videos they then sell.

So what if you don’t want to be the camera operator, editor, audio person or grip and you don’t want to work with a videographer or partner? No problem—you can still be a video producer without even turning a camera on. With nothing more than a reliable internet connection, you can create all kinds of marketable educational and how-to videos using video screen capture software.

This software makes what are called video screencasts. I’ve also heard them called video screen captures. A screencast is simply a recorded movie of your computer ...

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