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Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 by | Filed Under: Cool Sites

Jing  is an amazing free tool that allows you to capture anything happening on your computer screen as an image or a short video that you can then share for free with anyone.

I use Jing just about everyday now that I’ve discovered it. It makes it so easy to snap a screenshot or video and share them easily with friends, family, and co-workers.  I use it as part of my job as a reference librarian to show people how to navigate the  databases, library catalog, and internet. I use it at home to take screenshots of things I’d like to share with my friends. And I’ve even used it to show my mom how to access things on the web.

When you arrive at the site, you can watch a short video that describes Jing and shows you how to use it. It runs just over a minute long. You can also scroll past the video to read about the features Jing offers.

Once you’ve decided to give it a try, you can click the blue Free Download button to download the program to your computer. Now all you have to do is install it.

You can check out free tutorials by scrolling down the main page to where it is labeled Step by Step Tutorials and clicking Jing Tutorials.

After you’ve installed it, and open it up you’ll find it on the side of your screen as little yellow orb. Click the orb and you get  three buttons to use. If you click the + button you’ll be able to capture your screen and make short videos. If you click the pictures button, you can check out your history, and the gears open up the Jing interface that give you more options to customize the program, or exit it.

This is an incredible tool that I can’t believe is free. So go c



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2 Responses to “Jing”

  1. Jadesqr says:

    Hey Amanda, Great ‘Productive’ website; Thanks!

  2. volsed says:

    Awesome tool! Thanks for the recommendation!

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