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Screencast-o-Matic Records Screencasts in HD

Still looking for a quick and easy way to record screencasts? Regular Business Hacks readers know that we're big fans of ScreenToaster, having used it for countless exclusive how-to videos. But Screencast-o-Matic, one of the first browser-based screencasting tools, just leapfrogged it by adding support for high-def (1,280x720) recording. Here's an example:

Once you've finished recording your screencast, you can save it to your PC in MP4 format or upload it to your YouTube account.

What's more, the service now highlights mouse clicks and enlarges the cursor so viewers have an easier time tracking what you're doing. Nice!

Try Screencast-o-Matic for yourself -- it's free, and doesn't even require an account -- and let us know how you think it compares with ScreenToaster. The battle of the screencast tools is definitely on! [via Digital Inspiration]

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