I need a FREE screen capture tool to create tutorials at my new job and settled on Wink.  The Wink site states:

“Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software (like a tutor for MS-Word/Excel etc). Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users.”

My initial use of the program proved favorable. Wink is easy to use and even generates Flash  tutorials for easy, simple sharing.

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  1. Brad Kovach says:

    I’ve used Wink before. It’s a fine screen recorder, but I can never figure out how to make the captures less than 600 megabytes.

  2. nhokanson says:

    In your project settings try changing the frame rate. As with any screen capture tool (ie. SnapzPro for a Mac, etc.) you will want to keep your “tutorials” short and to the point. In Wink you can also delete frames to shorten your presentation/tutorial (and decrease the file size); then, render as Flash.

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