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Jul 21, 2023

Screencastify Among Google ‘Extensions Starter Kit’ List

Jarrod Rice
Content Lead

Effective communication through video has become increasingly important. Whether you're an educator looking to engage your students, a professional aiming to streamline your workplace communication, or an everyday creator sharing your ideas with the world, having a reliable screen recorder is crucial. 

Enter Screencastify: the simplest and most powerful screen recorder and video-creation platform. Screencastify stands out as the leading screen recorder for Chrome, enabling users to capture, edit, and share videos in seconds.

In fact, Screencastify was recently added to the Google Extensions Starter Kit list. The list of just 16 extensions includes those that Google officially recommends for any user to “Do more with your browser”. Other extensions on the starter list include Google Translate, grammarly, Zoom, honey, Pocket, and more!

The Screencastify Chrome extension allows users to record their desktop, browser tab, or webcam, with the ability to edit straight from their browser. Users can also share video multiple ways, assess effectiveness with our Interactive Questions tool and analytics, and request video submissions from anyone on nearly any device at the click of the Submit button.  

Here are some additional highlights of the Screencastify Chrome extension:

Join a massive community of video creators 🤝

  • Millions of weekly users rely on Screencastify for their video communication needs.
  • Hundreds of millions of videos have been recorded, showcasing the platform's popularity and trustworthiness.
  • Screencastify is incredibly easy to learn and use, making it accessible for users of all skill levels.

Create engaging videos with our easy-to-use screen recorder 🎬

  • Record your browser tab, desktop, or your webcam to create videos.
  • Use your microphone to narrate and for more engaging videos.
  • Annotate your video in real time to highlight key points.

Simplify video editing ✂️

  • Trim the start and end of your videos, ensuring a polished final product.
  • Use the pen tool to draw on your tab, emphasizing key elements.
  • Merge, crop, and add text to enhance the visual appeal of your videos.

Share with your audience, wherever they are 🌍

  • View and share videos on Google Drive, or share to Google Classroom.
  • Export videos as MP4, animated GIF, or MP3.
  • See who’s viewed your videos, and add Interactive Questions to check viewer comprehension.

Video for education 🎓

  • Educators can create instructional videos to engage students of any age, and provide feedback that saves time and increases impact.
  • Flipped classrooms and language practice become more accessible through Screencastify’s recording abilities.
  • Interactive Questions allow educators to gain a better assessment of student comprehension.

Video at work 💼

  • Eliminate emails and share personalized and engaging messages with customers and colleagues.
  • Reduce the number of meetings and hassle of coordinating schedules by sharing video updates or instructions instead.
  • Use Screencastify to create enduring materials for employees, from training and onboarding videos to performance reviews.

Video for everyday creators 🎨

  • Screencastify has empowered countless creators, from YouTubers to personal trainers, to bring their ideas to life.
  • Capture and share everyday, meaningful moments.
  • Leverage Screencastify’s intuitive features and easy-to-use interface to create videos that resonate with people all over the world.

Install the Screencastify Chrome extension today and start creating video in seconds!

Jarrod Rice
Content Lead

Here to help every user get the most from Screencastify.