Download Video Tutorials - Best Software & Apps

  • CamStudio

    2.7.2

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fully comprehensive screen shot app

    6
    1192 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
    542 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
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    Platform
    Windows

    A comprehensive project management tool for aspiring writers

    7
    43 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
  • Stickman

    5.6

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Draw awesome stickman animations

    5
    163 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
  • Streaming Video Recorder

    6.1.7.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Easily record and convert live videos

    5
    167 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
  • Nero Platinum

    2016

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The ultimate multimedia suite

    6
    74 votes
    • PROS: Very comprehensive suite, Powerful, Includes recovery tool, Video tutorials, The AirBurn mobile app
    • CONS: Launcher takes over the whole screen
  • Crazy Talk Animator

    2.14

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Complete 2D animation tool

    7
    112 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
  • ActivePresenter

    3.5

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Active Presenter: Free Screen Recording and Screencasting for Professionals

    7
    48 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
  • Desktop Activity Recorder

    2.00

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Save screencast tutorials in AVI or Flash

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

    Evolution 12

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create a beautiful and professional website in a few steps

    7
    35 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
  • Facetune for iPad

    2.5.2

    License
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    Platform
    iPhone

    Make yourself look a million dollars

    0
    2 votes
    • PROS: Range of powerful retouching tools, Fun learning curve, Video tutorials, Lots of filters and frames
    • CONS: No 'instant fix'
  • Macromedia Captivate

    2.0.0.5166

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create your own animated tutorials

    4
    29 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
  • Explore PowerPoint

    Varies with device

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Making Microsoft PowerPointEasy with Free Explore PowerPoint

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    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
  • ScreenSteps

    2.9.3

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make step-by-step video tutorials

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    • 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