Software for Annotating Video & Presentations

 

Create, edit, and share videos your way.

UBC faculty, staff, and students looking to create and annotate videos have access to several different desktop and mobile video editing applications. These tools offer various different features and can be suitable for a wide range of video projects, such as creating interactive and whiteboard annotation videos. The comparison chart below may be used as a guide to help faculty, staff, and students identify which tool is best suited to their project needs.

 

Camtasia Snagit VideoScribe CLAS Kaltura
Platforms
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Cloud Storage Available 2GB 2GB unlimited* unlimited unlimited

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Commenting Limitations:
– Kaltura: text comments only

2 FIPPA Compliant:
– Camtasia, Snagit, and VideoScribe: only FIPPA compliant if users save videos on their personal devices.

*Sparkol provides unlimited storage of videos made within VideoScribe only

TouchCast Free TouchCast Paid ShowMe Free ShowMe Paid Explain Everything Collaborate*
 

Devices



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3rd Party Media Hosting 2GB 20GB 1 hour 50 hours 2GB
Pricing Free Version $29 USD/month Free Version $9.99 USD/month $3.99 USD/month

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Phone
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FIPPA Compliant:
– TouchCast Free, TouchCast Paid, PlayBack, ShowMe Paid, and Explain Everything Collaborate: only FIPPA compliant if users save videos on their personal device.

*Alternate Explain Everything app:
– Explain Everything Whiteboard is also available on the App Store as a one time purchase. It contains most of the whiteboard features that Collaborate has but does not have other features such as real-time collaboration or access to the clip art library.

 

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