Video creation tools for education

If you’re an educator looking to use video, Screencast-O-Matic offers the most robust, easy-to-use and cost-effective solutions available for video creation, management, and sharing.


Available on Chromebook, Mac, and PC

Everything you need to create, share and manage videos for education

Screencast-O-Matic enables schools and universities to use the video platform end-to-end or to integrate the recording and video editing tools within existing learning management systems, hosting services, and intranet.


Flipped or blended learning


Lecture capture


Video announcements


Teacher to student mentorship (see research)


Student assignments


Simple screen and webcam recording with easy video editing

  • An easy-to-use video editor with a full suite of editing tools.
  • Mix and match recordings with imported video and audio files.
  • Use the script tool to create perfectly timed lessons.
  • Automated and interactive captioning to support accessibility.
  • In-app publishing to computer, YouTube, Google Drive, or use our Screencast-O-Matic Video Management System.

NEW! Take your videos anywhere, with green screen! Learn More

Extensive suite of video editing tools


Animate video with transitions and overlay effects.


Import video, audio, and images from other devices.


Zoom in/out and highlight areas of your video.


Add and edit narration, music and system audio.


Hide/show, scale/crop webcam or enable green screen.


Add and style text, images, blurs and shape overlays.


Learning management system and education integration

  • Integrate with Canvas, Moodle, Schoology, and D2L Brightspace.
  • Single Sign-On (SSO) from LMS with support for Google Account and SAML.
  • Add videos to LMS announcements, assignments, discussions, etc.
  • Launch Screen Recorder from within LMS.
  • Create student video assignments with channel recorder.

Integrate with the tools you are already using


Secure video management and sharing tools

  • Collaborate across your team with manager, contributor and viewer roles.
  • Share your videos in playlists by classroom or topic.
  • Configure permissions and privacy settings for videos.
  • Share with links or embed codes and quick share to LMS.
  • Utilize analytics and understand how your class engages with your videos.

What our community is saying

Tips and Tricks
Tutorial Videos

Using App for Canvas 01:29

Using Canvas LTI Plugin 02:13

Using App for D2L 03:04

Adding D2L LTI Plugin 01:22

Using App for Moodle 02:35

Adding Moodle LTI Plugin 01:54

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