These of us who’re utilizing Screencastify’s free plan could have some decisions to make on Monday when the modifications that Screencastify introduced again in August take impact.
Beginning on Monday, October third Screencastify’s free plan will restrict you to having simply ten movies in your account at a time. Beforehand, you may have as many movies as you wished in your account so long as they have been every lower than 5 minutes. The brand new free plan limits you to 10 movies, however the movies can now be as much as half-hour.
You may nonetheless export your movies, however not as MP4 information within the free plan which limits what you are able to do with the exported video file. So when you discover that you just bump up in opposition to the ten video restrict, you’ll be able to export one or delete one to get again below that restrict. However keep in mind that Screencastify can be now limiting you to half-hour of export time within the free plan. That is a change from the earlier limitless export time.
Screencastify vs. Chrome OS Screencasting
Screencastify constructed its status by being one of many first firms to supply a screencasting software for Chromebooks. Then in June of this 12 months Google added a screencasting software to the Chrome working system. In doing so it seems that Google goes after a few of Screencastify’s market share.
The free model Screencastify nonetheless has extra enhancing choices than the Chrome OS screencasting software. That mentioned, when you do not want all of these choices and simply want some fundamental enhancing features, the Chrome OS screencasting software might be going to be your better option now as a result of it provides limitless video storage (by way of Google Drive).
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