Super fast full screen capture icon

Super fast full screen capture

Utilising the latest OS X technology and hardware accelerated goodness.

Simple editing interface icon

Simple editing interface

An uncluttered yet useful interface, with the tools you need directly accessible.

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Tools tools tools

Super intuitive pan/zoom, shapes, fades and more. iShowU Studio lets you point out what’s important quickly and easily.

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Built specifically for screencasts

Mouse and keyboard visualization, audio annotations: just some of the tools tailored specifically for the creation of 'screen based’ content.

Built in Camera capture icon

Built in Camera capture

Plug in any OS X compatible camera and capture footage from that in realtime. Or add it later, your call.

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We love colour

iShowU Studio is aware of colour-tagged footage, giving you accurate results all the way from import, preview through to final render.

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Share your creation

Get your result “out there”! The entire “share” panel focuses on what your end users need. Quicktime? No problem. Web? No problem! iDevices1? Yep! 1080p? Sure! YouTube, Vimeo as well? You got it!

1Apple iPhone 4 and above, iPad 2 and above, iPad Mini.

Gorgeous "Full Screen" editing interface icon

Gorgeous "Full Screen" editing interface

Designed from the beginning to both operate and look fantastic when in full screen.

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Designed in Italy, created in New Zealand

What would have happened if Enzo Ferrari had met Burt Munro? We’ll never know, but in iShowU Studio we’ve combined the passions of a NZ coder (they’re an odd bunch) and Italian designer to create what we think is the best, gorgeous user experience in a video editing application for Mac.

Comparison

iShowU v1/HD iShowU Studio
Realtime capture1 Yes No
User editable Capture Area Yes No
Crop unwanted areas before publication No Yes
Full non-linear editor! No Yes
Record microphone audio Yes Yes
Record system audio Yes Yes
Record iSight camera Yes2 Yes
Record Mouse movement & clicks Yes Yes
Record Keystrokes Yes Yes
Embed watermarks Yes2 Yes
Add additional picture media Yes 2 Yes
Add additional movie media No Yes
Add additional existing audio No Yes
Add additional existing microphone audio No Yes
Add shape objects (lines, arrows, etc) No Yes
Add custom text objects No Yes
Freeze-frame at any time, for any duration No Yes
Camera position modification (aka: Pan/Zoom) No Yes
Share/Export directly to iPod/iPad compatible formats No Yes
Upload to YouTube Yes2 Yes
Upload to Vimeo No Yes
Full screen editing interface No Yes
  1. Realtime: Recording of footage where the final result is ready when you stop recording, without the need to encode/composite after recording is finished
  2. iShowU HD / HD Pro only

iShowU Studio Changelog

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Instant Capture

No need to export the video for it to be usable1. Once recording is complete you can immediately email it, or drag it into a video editor for further editing.

1Excludes Low CPU mode on OSX 10.6.

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Record Keyboard & Mouse

Show your viewers the keys you’re using to perform tasks (HD Pro only). Identify when you’re clicking the mouse by using a mouse action.

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Record from iSight & DV cameras

Personalize your presentation using your built-in iSight camera, or indeed any connected camera!

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Real-time Preview

Immediately see what you’re going to capture, before you record!

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Upload to YouTube or Blip.tv

Upload your finished product directly to YouTube or Blip.TV2. Built-in presets to get the best quality.

2Add upload functionality to your site. See the Upload API documentation.

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Supports Pro Apps

Includes built-in presets for Final Cut. Finished recordings can be dragged directly from iShowU HD into the timeline. (HD Pro only)

Point & Shoot icon

Point & Shoot

Don’t be restricted to capturing only the full screen. HD lets you specify your own capture area. Say goodbye to “post cropping” of video.

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Real-time super fast scaling

Want to record at half the size? 2560×1900 into 720p? Now it’s no longer a problem – iShowU HD has realtime super quick GPU scaling.

Comparison

iShowU HD HD Pro
Realtime capture Yes Yes Yes
Pause/Resume Yes Yes Yes
Follow Mouse Yes Yes Yes
Record microphone audio Yes Yes Yes
Record system audio Yes Yes Yes
Custom presets Yes Yes Yes
On the fly GPU scaling No Yes Yes
Custom backgrounds No Yes Yes
iSight/Webcam support No Yes Yes
Automatically detects and scales full screen apps1 No Yes Yes
Upload to web2 No Yes Yes
Embed watermarks No No Yes
Record Keystrokes No No Yes
Support for all CoreAudio inputs3 No No Yes
Specific support for Final Cut Express/Pro4 No No Yes
Low CPU usage mode (L/SL only)5 No No Yes
  1. Keynote, World of Warcraft, etc. iShowU HD will automatically capture the full screen when an application itself goes “full screen”.
  2. YouTube, Blip.TV and Howcast built-in.
  3. Multi Channel Mixer (OSX 10.6 only). HD Pro lets you capture every audio channel independently (so if you want to remix just one later, that is possible).
  4. In general, Final Cut prefers video with no “skipped frames”. iShowU HD Pro lets you specify whether or not gaps in a recording should be filled or expanded to fill the correct frame duration.
  5. Low CPU mode is available on builds for machines running Leopard or Snow Leopard only (versions with number < 2.3.8). Put another way, Low CPU mode isn’t available for Lion, Mountain Lion or Mavericks.

iShowU HD Pro Changelog

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Flexible presets

Small snippets or full screen shots – iShowU comes with super-useful, built-in presets to help get you on your way, and you can create your own with just a few quick clicks.

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Instant recording

No more waiting for encoding, as soon as you stop recording your video is instantly available.

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Easy to use

Just drag the capture rectangle over what you want to record and hit enter. There’s only one button (that’ll be the one labelled “record”) between you and video bliss.

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You're in Control

Don’t want to record system audio? Microphone level too low? Video too big? iShowU has simple settings to control your capture, and does so from a single-window interface, so you can’t get lost.

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Understands your mac

iShowU is a Universal Binary and also knows what monitors you’ve got connected (so you’re not restricted to capturing just one screen) – drag the mouse wherever you want to go and iShowU records it all.

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Take the Night Off

Don’t sit and watch the recording, waiting for the right point to stop it. Setup a recording timer then go out for dinner!

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One-Click Publishing

Zero effort encoding and publishing of your movie directly to the web from within iShowU. Supports iPod/iPad and also 1:1 high quality H264.

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Other cool features

  • Captures mouse positions (or not)
  • Supports any QuickTime compression method (OSX 10.6)
  • Pause / Resume recording
  • Compatible with OSX 10.5+
  • Can automatically feed completed videos to Stomp
  • Made by a good Kiwi

Comparison

iShowU HD HD Pro
Realtime capture Yes Yes Yes
Pause/Resume Yes Yes Yes
Follow Mouse Yes Yes Yes
Record microphone audio Yes Yes Yes
Record system audio Yes Yes Yes
Custom presets Yes Yes Yes
On the fly GPU scaling No Yes Yes
Custom backgrounds No Yes Yes
iSight/Webcam support No Yes Yes
Automatically detects and scales full screen apps1 No Yes Yes
Upload to web2 No Yes Yes
Embed watermarks No No Yes
Record Keystrokes No No Yes
Support for all CoreAudio inputs3 No No Yes
Specific support for Final Cut Express/Pro4 No No Yes
Low CPU usage mode (L/SL only)5 No No Yes
  1. Keynote, World of Warcraft, etc. iShowU HD will automatically capture the full screen when an application itself goes “full screen”.
  2. YouTube, Blip.TV and Howcast built-in.
  3. Multi Channel Mixer (OSX 10.6 only). HD Pro lets you capture every audio channel independently (so if you want to remix just one later, that is possible).
  4. In general, Final Cut prefers video with no “skipped frames”. iShowU HD Pro lets you specify whether or not gaps in a recording should be filled or expanded to fill the correct frame duration.
  5. Low CPU mode is available on builds for machines running Leopard or Snow Leopard only (versions with number < 2.3.8). Put another way, Low CPU mode isn’t available for Lion, Mountain Lion or Mavericks.

iShowU Changelog

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Powerful Presets

Stomp takes in big videos and spits out small ones, and does it so easily, even Grandma can do it. Included are presets for popular devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPod Video, Apple TV and YouTube) make converting videos a snap.

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Core Image Effects

Leverage the impressive Core Image effects built into OSX for your videos. Want to add a blur? Correct colors? Change a bit of gamma? Stomp makes it easy with simple to use effect GUIs — you can even stack multiple effects at once.

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Batch Processing

Batch processing takes Stomp to a whole new level. Feed Stomp a list of videos, choose your format and walk away. Stomps intelligent batch processor makes quickwork of even the longest conversions, all without any user intervention.

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Super Simple Cropping

Dead-easy. Drag a box around your video and Stomp crops the movie. That’s it, no more searching for parameters or pixel width. You can also scale videos with a single click. Manipulating your videos has never been this easy.

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Pretty

Stomps single-window interface means you’ll never need to search for the right sub-menu; everything is right in front of you. But don’t let looks fool you, that single-window is where all of the power lives…

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Other cool features

Use all of the codecs of QuickTime, with a better interface, all without having to have a QT Pro license

Stomp Changelog

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