If you’re looking for Free screen video recording software for program demonstrations or tutorials you can use ScreenVirtuoso. Standard edition of this freeware app lets you record desktop activity on the screen and saves the clip in AVI format.
ScreenVirtuoso with intuitive user interface lets you record a selected windows or rectangle area on the screen. You can choose to record audio and optionally annotate a screen with virtual notes or speech bubbles. You can pause/resume recording at any time with F4 hotkey, use Hotkeys F3 to start/stop the recording. These hotkeys save lot of time instead of accessing the record/pause/stop buttons from the program interface.
Recording Video using ScreenVirtuoso
After installing the program to your Computer, run it. From its interface, select Rectangle on the screen by pressing Ctrl+R or hitting Rectangle icon. Select the area on the screen and click the left mouse button, the program displays size of the area screen in that region.
Press F3 button to start recording, use the mouse pointer in the selected area, press F3 again to stop the recording. Recorded video will be saved in AVI format. On clicking “Play” button the default media player plays the video. By default program saves recorded AVI video files in My Documents.
ScreenVirtuoso is free for non-commercial use, works on Windows XP/Vista/7.