There are a variety of utilities that would help you to capture video from a desktop screen, webcam, game, and other sources. An output result can be saved as a video file with users preferences. For example, you may choose a quality, video format, and output folder before you start recording. Also, some utilities have a small library of visual effects that can be applied to your videos. It is convenient when you want to create a clip for YouTube and upload it instantly. Besides, the most of recording tools allow you to take screenshots and record sounds separately. There are also utilities that are suitable for making screencasts and video guides.