Although there are many paid software like Camtasia Studio to record screen captures, a simple handy screen recorder is pretty useful to capture screens in video formats. Cute Screen Recorder is a freeware tool which allows you to easily record your screens for sharing. The tool is able to record all screen activity on your computer and create it into video of specified formats mp4,flv,swf and wmv video.
You can either specify the full screen or center of the screen or custom screen size. You can select the region to capture by dragging the mouse on the screen. You can specify the format of video as well as the bitrate and also the framerate. You can record with audio and without audio based on your requirement.
Cute Screen Recorder is a simple yet effective screen recorder.