uTiPu (also known as TipCam) is a free screen recorder that records your screen with a special high performance screen capture driver. The TipCam’s control pad can be minimized into a mini toolbar to prevent interruption during recording.
One of the great features of TipCam screen recorder is that it lets you directly upload videos to uTipu, and share with your friends online.
Update (27th Feb. 2016): The download and homepage links are updated now.
TipCam offers a number of paramerters. Beginner users should use the default parameters and don’t attempt to change any setting. After you have recorded some videos, the control pad is not necessary anymore and can be minimized. If the video is to be uploaded to YouTube, it should be recorded in 480 X 360 resolution. Voice narration can be recorded to replace the sound track.
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If you are performing a standard screen recording, you should not increase the frame rate, otherwise it will cause the video quality to degrade and increase the upload or download time. Mirage Mirror Dirver by DemoForge LLC is the third party device driver that is used by uTIPu. The Mirror Driver will attempt to gain access to the video hardware so Windows will shows some warning messages.
If you want a web based screen recorder, you can try ScreenJelly.
Here are some of the features of TipCam Free Screen Recorder:
- Supports VNC screen driver as capture driver
- Supports Mirage mirror driver as screen capture driver
- Customize the title, description and tags for the tip
- The TipCam control pad can be minimized to a mini toolbar during recording
- Insert text notes to the video
- Record voice narration after recording
- Records a remote session on any computer that supports local or remote VNC server
- Records a video from a different PC that support VNC service and accept connections support 5900
- Public tips are shown on the recent tips page the next time the list is refreshed
- Make the video private or public
uTIPu is a free screen recording software and is extremely easy to use.