Recordings are limited to a maximum of 3 or 5 minutes, why?

We believe quick, concise screencasts are the best and found that users switch off on long waffle filled videos.

Animated Gifs for everyone!!

UPDATE: we are working on a much improved Gif creation for QuickCast, currently though...

If you select an area and the dimensions – width or height are less than 300 and the video length is 10 seconds or less, we will also output an animated Gif which is automatically linked from the published QuickCast page for that video. Here's an example QuickCast with an additional animated Gif

Is it only available for the Mac?

Currently, we have previously beta tested for Windows but at this stage the Mac version is our focus.

I'm on an older browser and the videos don't work correctly

We have designed and built QuickCast to support modern browsers, this allows us to use techniques to improve the experience for supporing browsers.