Tools to Create How To Videos on Windows 7

April 24, 2019

 This post lists some tools that can be used to help create demos.


Magnify Clicks


Use the Windows 7 Magnifier to magnify where you click.


See [link] for overview and shortcuts.



Turn on magnification as you demo with WindowsKey and '+'

Turn off magnification as you demo with WindowsKey and ESC



Screen Record and Video Editing


Check out the Super Business Bundle from Movavi which contains:


Movavi Video Editor Business         
Movavi Video Converter Premium – Business         
Movavi Screen Capture Pro


Evaluate @ [link]

Buy @ [link]



Highlight your Mouse Pointer


PointerFocus @ [link] allows you to:

  • cursor highlighting,

  • mouse spotlighting,

  • keystroke visualization,

  • magnification and

  • on-screen annotation

Buy @ [link] for $12.50.


Presentation Assistant @ [link] also allows you to do the same thing. Buy @ [link] for $29.95





  • Magnifier icon from [link]

  • PointerFocus screen clip from [link]

  • Movavi icon from [link]

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