Icecream Screen Recorder has everything you need for fuss-free screen capturing. The program creates screenshots and screencasts, records full screen or selected areas, captures video with audio, and features drawing tool and additional options for controlling the recording.
The program features two modes that are Capture screen and Screenshot. User can select a desired area of the screen or record on-screen activity in a full screen mode. There is a drawing panel with a number of basic drawing tools like brush, rectangle, oval, and arrow. Using these tools, you can comment on the screenshot or video, highlight important information and make notes. Besides, there is a standard text tool with the ability to choose font color and size.
The program supports multiple additional options such as audio recording, particularly, it is capable of recording system sounds and microphone, setting minimum disk space and max file sizes, hiding desktop icons, showing or hiding mouse cursor, showing countdown before recording, disabling screensaver, highlighting mouse cursor and even more. Videos are saved in MKV format which is supported by the majority of video players. Screenshots can be saved as images in JPG or PNG format (customizable in Settings), URL, or copied to buffer. Minimum selected are supported by the program is 30x30px and maximum is fullscreen.
Icecream Screen Recorder now supports recording tasks, all you need to do is set the time for the start and stop and the program will record video within selected area for you at the needed time. Note that the screensavers and Windows sleep mode will be blocker automatically. This free, lightweight and fast application will be a great alternative to pricey and complicated screen recorders.
The program is available on multiple languages and can be downloaded without registration.
Changelog for this release:
'Old History' fix
2.66Ghz Intel®, AMD or any other compatible processor / faster processor for netbooks;
1GB of RAM (4GB for better performance); 150MB to 5GB of free disk space
Turning off countdown before recording, changing output video format, adding watermark, adding tasks is not available in Free version of the program. Video recording has a 10 minutes limit in Free version of the program.