Monday, April 13, 2015

Sharing Your Screen for Learning or Troubleshooting Problems

Have you ever had someone try to explain a problem with their computer that they are having over the phone or through an email? Maybe you've been on the other side and tried to get help with something that you are just not sure about.

Whichever side of the help you are on, my guess is that it may have been a frustrating experience. Unless is is a common problem it is often difficult to help with something that you cannot see, but it doesn't have to be this way. Checkout these easy to use screen sharing tools that almost anyone can use to quickly demonstrate and record what is happening on their computer.

ShowMeWhatsWrong.com
Generate a help URL so someone can send you instant screen recordings to help trouble shoot computer issues.

Quick ScreenShare
Share a screen live. Even lets you remotely control mouse and keyboard.

Screencast-O-Matic
One-click screen capture recording on Windows or Mac Computers that you can download and share.

If you are a Chrome user, here are two additional favorite screencast extensions you may want to take a look at:

What other tools do you like to use for ScreenCasts?