Download Video Tutorials - Best Software & Apps

  • CamStudio

    2.7.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fully comprehensive screen shot app

    6
    2650 votes
    • PROS: Excellent for tutorials and tech support, Lots of handy video editing style features
    • CONS: Only outputs to AVI and FLV
  • Autodesk Maya

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution

    7
    495 votes
    • PROS: Industry standard 3D animation package, Many objects and animations, Open Python scripting language, Lots of video tutorials, 64 bit support
    • CONS: Very lengthy installation, Slow startup, Hard for beginners
  • Scrivener

    1.2.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A comprehensive project management tool for aspiring writers

    7
    116 votes
    • PROS: Multiple ways to view the same document, Easy organization options, Several different document type templates, Full screen view option, Various tagging/labeling options, Comprehensive video and interactive tutorials, Auto-saves work
    • CONS: Some bugs still need fixing
  • Streaming Video Recorder

    6.1.7.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easily record and convert live videos

    6
    275 votes
    • PROS: Records and download video, Useful for recording games and tutorials, Supports batch download, Converts videos
    • CONS: Downloading can be slow, Lots of settings to configure
  • Crazy Talk Animator

    2.14

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Complete 2D animation tool

    7
    207 votes
    • PROS: Creates impressive 2D animations, Tutorials and video help, Integrates with other design packages, Powerful morphing elements
    • CONS: Complicated to learn, Hard to learn
  • Facetune

    1.0.10

    License
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    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Make yourself look a million dollars

    7
    15 votes
    • PROS: Range of powerful retouching tools, Fun learning curve, Video tutorials, Lots of filters and frames
    • CONS: No 'instant fix'
  • Nero Platinum

    2016

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The ultimate multimedia suite

    7
    194 votes
    • PROS: Very comprehensive suite, Powerful, Includes recovery tool, Video tutorials, The AirBurn mobile app
    • CONS: Launcher takes over the whole screen
  • ActivePresenter

    3.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Active Presenter: Free Screen Recording and Screencasting for Professionals

    8
    49 votes
    • PROS: Easy to record computer screen and create video tutorials, Can easily convert between several video formats
    • CONS: Cons, Export options limited to SCORM and PNG and JPEG images
  • Stickman

    5.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Draw awesome stickman animations

    6
    213 votes
    • PROS: Includes lots of ready-to-use material, Video tutorials, Hours of entertainment to be had
    • CONS: Quite difficult to use at the beginning, Not many sharing options
  • Movavi Video Editor Business

    14.3.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create custom tutorials or marketing videos

    4
    3 votes
    • PROS: Records your screen live, Offers a variety of editing tools
    • CONS: Free trial is limiting, Expensive compared to more popular video editors
  • Desktop Activity Recorder

    2.00

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Save screencast tutorials in AVI or Flash

    6
    127 votes
    • PROS: Allows microphone connections for better sound, Simple to use
    • CONS: Doesn't allow much sound editing
  • WebSite X5 Evolution

    Evolution 12

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create a beautiful and professional website in a few steps

    7
    193 votes
    • PROS: Helpful step by step video tutorials, Customizable or preset templates, Options for ecommerce, No programming knowledge needed, Security options, 12 months free web hosting
    • CONS: May be too simple for advanced users
  • Explore PowerPoint

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Making Microsoft PowerPointEasy with Free Explore PowerPoint

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: The guides are easy and quick without any lengthy video tutorials or ambiguous guide books, Once installed, requires no internet
    • CONS: To work on some devices the app may require installing certain hardware, The app contains in-app purchases
  • Macromedia Captivate

    2.0.0.5166

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create your own animated tutorials

    6
    78 votes
    • PROS: Gives you full control over events and actions, Powerful audio and video editing tools, Wide range of effects
    • CONS: Only exports video files to .swf or .exe, The Timeline takes some getting used to if you’ve not used one before
  • Melody Assistant

    7.6.3h

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful score editor with audio recording/playback capabilities

    8
    76 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to connect MIDI keyboards, Plenty of video tutorials, Makes creating scores easy
    • CONS: Only supports MIDI
  • Facetune for iPad

    2.5.2

    License
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    Platform
    iPhone

    Make yourself look a million dollars

    5
    5 votes
    • PROS: Range of powerful retouching tools, Fun learning curve, Video tutorials, Lots of filters and frames
    • CONS: No 'instant fix'
  • Curio

    Standard 7.4.2

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Comprehensive mind mapping and note taking software

    7
    3 votes
    • PROS: Free form interface and tools, Place items and elements anywhere, Accepts images, audio and video, Change style and look easily, Lots of video tutorials
    • CONS: Quite complex to use all features properly, No iPad version for recording ideas on the move
  • ScreenSteps

    2.9.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make step-by-step video tutorials

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Builds tutorials clearly and logically, Quick to record and annotate, Exports to a huge range of formats
    • CONS: Requires taking time to read tutorials first, Taking screen shots can be tricky, No Windows 7 support yet
  • Curio

    Professional 7.4.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Professional mind mapping and note taking software

    6
    1 vote
    • PROS: Free form interface and tools, Place items and elements anywhere, Accepts images, audio and video, Change style and look easily, Lots of video tutorials, Create your own templates, dossiers and encrypt projects
    • CONS: Quite complex to use all features properly, No iPad version
  • Net Profile Switch

    5.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Windows
    Web Apps
    Android
    iPhone

    Create profiles for multiple networks

    9
    3 votes
    • PROS: Takes the stress out of network switching, Easy to configure different profiles
    • CONS: No instructions on how to configure DNS and SMTP
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