Aiseesoft Screen Recorder is an intuitive application that enables you to record content from our desktop, and it can be useful in numerous scenarious, whether you wish to capture an online video, create a tutorial or record gameplay. It can also display a video feed from a connected webcam on your desktop, and it allows you to record audio from multiple sources.
When selecting the capture region, you can choose from a list of preset dimensions, click a specific window or fine-tune the area manually. Of course, it is also possible to record full-screen videos.
If a webcam is available, you have the option of displaying the camera feed in a window on your desktop and include it in your recording. This is a feature gamers should find very useful, as it enables them to record their reactions while they are playing.
Once you have started a recording, you can monitor the size and duration of the output file, pause the capture process or send the application to the system tray.
Global shortcuts are available for starting, stopping, pausing and resuming the capture process, and the hotkeys can be customized.
Finally, after finishing your recording, you can preview it before saving the video, and it is also possible to take snapshots.
Unfortunately, while it is possible to customize the video quality and frame rate, you can only save the clips to WMV or MP4 files. While you can use other applications to convert these videos to other formats, it would have been great it more encoding options were available.
On the whole, Aiseesoft Screen Recorder is a well-designed application that provides you with a simple method of recording screen videos. It is capable or capturing content from your desktop or a connected webcam, but a limited number of output formats are supported.