Google + venues are proving to be one of the most popular new social network, but no built-in option to record.
Until Google adds functionality such, we found five solutions to help you record your next Hangout - free. Although I strongly suggest the pros + G to invest in specialist software, our solutions are sufficient for meeting places for consumers to capture and provide easy options to share as well.
Check out the gallery of our five tips to the test - which vary from quick and easy browser-based options for more advanced software downloads - and we will know in the comments alternative media have recorded their meeting places.
A very easy to use option ScreenCastle gives the ability to record full screen or resize the register of the dimensions in pixels. Unlimited service, ScreenCastle record from the time they hit record until you are ready to stop. You then have to upload the recording site.
There are several options open for you to share - a direct link to watch the video, an embed code to put in place, and a direct link to the FLV file. ScreenCastle also automatically generates an image preview of images - very handy.
Once downloaded, Pixetell is in the top center of the screen as a small black icon. When you're ready to record, just hover over the icon and select "registration screen. "It will automatically select the window that opened later, but you can adjust this by clicking on another window, or change the size of the manhole.
While in record mode screen, Pixetell adds a menu bar and from the screen, which lets you pause, stop, etc. Once the recording is reduced to a small timer, unobstrusive. When you stop recording, the player window opens Pixetell.
You can then review the clip, and explore actions and export options. Pixetell offers upload directly to YouTube. So far this export, you can grab the FLV format, AVI, MOV, WMV and OGV. Although it is a fantastic tool, screen recording is just a string in the bow Pixetell - we recommend a look.
Screenr is smooth, soft and social development. There is one - which only allows you to record up to five minutes. The recording is based on the browser and instant and you can change the size of the recording window to match.
Once your five minutes, you can add a description to your clip, then sign into Screenr through one of their accounts of social media to build-in the exchange of Facebook and Twitter, the option of posting on YouTube to generate an embed code or URL to share Screenr directly. As far as downloads go, you can save the MP4 file below to your computer.
Ingenious tools include the ability to subscribe to a user's feed RSS Screenr or add a bookmarklet to your toolbar Screenr quick start for recording. Pro Accounts range from $ 19 to $ 289, but even the most expensive option still limits recordings to 15 minutes.
4. BB FlashBack Express
Blueberry Software FlashBack Express is a free download for Windows users. Although the program seems a bit dated, certainly does the job.
It consists of two parts - the recorder and player. The recorder opens in a window familiar look and gives you the option to record the full screen, an area within a box to crawl, or simply a browser window (which is especially useful for places of assembly). Once you've recorded the clip, you can view the player. You can find the basic editing options of the hand, as the ability to upload directly to YouTube or to export the video as Flash (SWF or FLV in both), or AVI.
The best part about FlashBack Express is no recording time limit that is assigned by the free disk space. Standard and Pro Editions are also available for £ 55 (approx. $ 90) and £ 124 (approx. $ 200).
A browser-based option, Screencast-O-Matic is easy to use and is tried, tested and recommended. Once you've reached the "start recording", you can resize the window to fit your Hangout - just press the red record button and then click "Done" when finished.
Then you can download the clip, and upload to the site or YouTube SOM. Video download options include MP4, FLV (Flash) or AVI. The free version limits recordings to 15 minutes. The recordings have a logo Screencast-O-Matic at the bottom right of the video. If you want to lose the logo can be upgraded to Pro for only $ 12 a year, which also offers advanced editing options. It also means that the recording time is limited only by the local disk.