iShowU HD Pro
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iShowU HD Pro is the pinnacle of realtime capture. Faster than ever with more features to boot! Create tutorials, make a demo for the web, record your favorite game (World of Warcraft!), collaborate on UI design, show tech support what's really going on with that broken program.

Features:
  • Instant Capture: No need to export the video for it to be usable1. Once recording is complete you can immediately email it, or drag it into a video editor for further editing.
  • Record Keyboard & Mouse: Show your
What's New
Version 2.3.7:

Changes
  • Changed system under Mavericks to try to work around a potential crash issue.
  • Rebuilt with new Mavericks toolchain. Let us know if you discover any problems.
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks Support. Those of you with Retina MBP's - try H.264, I think you'll be surprised (read: hardware H.264 encoding!)
  • Added some common output sizes to the preset drop down (720p, 1080p).
  • Added "quality" feedback for the video quality slider.
  • For OS X 10.8.4+: 5-10% better recording performance.
  • Added an option to drop late frames. It's enabled by default. Affects only OS X 10.7 and later.
  • Added better instructions on enabling support for assistive devices, for both OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
  • Split out the 'advanced' options (iShowU HD Preferences) into their own tab.
  • When assisting user enable "control this computer", iShowU now opens the Security & Privacy preference pane when running under OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
Fixes
  • Fixed hang on startup when detecting graphics cards.
  • Fixed a crash in HD specific to OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
  • With help from Thomas A, discovered and fixed a problem recording using mirrored displays on OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
  • With help from Brandon T, enabled the "Green Screen" discovery workaround (iShowU will auto detect and prompt you if it can detect a bad AVF recording situation).
  • Fixed crash when converting audio to mono with some USB headsets.
  • Fixed bug where preview overlay should show too large on Retina machines.
Version 2.3.7:

Changes
  • Changed system under Mavericks to try to work around a potential crash issue.
  • Rebuilt with new Mavericks toolchain. Let us know if you discover any problems.
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks Support. Those of you with Retina MBP's - try H.264, I think you'll be surprised (read: hardware H.264 encoding!)
  • Added some common more...
Requirements
Intel, OS X 10.7 or later



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iShowU HD Pro User Discussion (Write a Review)
ver. 2.x:
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TomBodetti5413 reviewed on 10 Jun 2013
I have purchased and used this software in the past, however the current version has some engineering issues which have not been corrected. If you are running 10.7.X this software will cause a CPU event, near 98 percent, so you will either need to update to the next higher operating system and take your chances that the product will eventually be fixed or continued to be updated or be content with a product that does not work. This product for its price point is a good product but you will have to constantly fight with bugs, sound issues, since this product uses sound flower, you may experience various issues with regard to being able to record, at times you will find that you cannot record and when you can record, once you close the software you will no longer have audio on your computer, (sound flower locks up the settings) over all it can be a nice program and I will say that they do work very hard at the shiny white box, but of late things have not been as good, no update for a long time now, I wonder if they have all the driving force they had back three years ago when things were going along a good deal better. certainly try out the demo, because you may find some issues.
[Version 2.3.6]

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shinywhitebox ltd (developer) replied on 19 Jun 2013
We're aware of some issues at the mo (e.g: green screen sometimes on Retina machines). Always available via support@shinywhitebox.com if you want to discuss issues further. Neil is currently in Europe with limited connectivity over the next week, but Robert is around.
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+5

Peter-Emil reviewed on 23 Jan 2012
Difficult to choose from an array of screen capture apps with equal quality. iShowU HD Pro is no winner, but certainly worth a try. Some UI-issues though; the "draw"- and "point"-mode use a VERY small font for explanation in a HUGE granite-black floating HUD. And the addition of a small mini-HUD for record & pause is good, but you can't position it your way.

The use of Soundflower isn't a iShowU HD exclusive; Screenflick, Screenium and Screenflow are using it as well.

Haven't recorded it for hours, so don't know how well iShowU HD will behave as Drtyrell969 states.

Overall a decent app.

But for anyone just looking to record their screen without any extra's (my kids like to screencapture their Minecraft Worlds) good old QuickTime Player comes to the rescue; just use control-command-N and off you go...
[Version 2.2.4]


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+49

Magosilvan reviewed on 10 Dec 2011
It is available a newer version: 2.2.7 with improvements and bug fixes.
[Version 2.2.4]


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+48

Drtyrell969 reviewed on 14 Nov 2011
Absolutely HORRIBLE product. You have to install something called SoundFlower to get sound out of applications. Yeah awesome, except it doesn't work. You do a tiny test movie, fine. You go more than 10 minutes, or an hour, or more and nothing. Huge file with empty sound. Save your money.
[Version 2.2.4]


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+4

lcj005 reviewed on 08 Jun 2011
Great product. Bit weird to start with, but once the GUI's gotten used to, it just works.
[Version 2.2.2]


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EndoLab reviewed on 12 Mar 2011
I didn't try other similar app before this one but I can tell you that is very well done, stable and easy to use.
[Version 2.1.5]


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Neox reviewed on 19 Jul 2010
iShowU HD is simply the best screen recording app you can get, in my opinion. I have used camtasia, the more expensive Screen Flow, Snapz Pro X, jing and a couple others and none of them were as easy to use as iShowU HD. This app is also highly configurable and makes it easy to get really good results. I highly recommend this application to anyone that needs screen recording capability. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed. If you are looking at this vs screenflow try iShowU app as it is still half the price of ScreenFlow and offers many of the same functions and makes it very easy to use.
[Version 2.1.5]

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Smilingbird replied on 21 Oct 2010
NEOX, did you try Screenium as well? What was/is Screenium lacking in comparison to iShowU HD Pro?

Thanks!
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Neox replied on 21 Oct 2010
I didn't try Screenium, but it looks similar. I did try ScreenFlow which also seems to be popular. Personally I didn't like ScreenFlow and its, well, flow. And I really did not like its price and its activation scheme.
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Smilingbird replied on 21 Oct 2010
Thanks, NEOX, for your reply. I'll try both of them soon... And let people know here.
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Mrs Ryan Susan J reviewed on 01 Jan 2010
AWESOME APP AWESOME SUPPORT!!
The app installed easily, the instructions are very clear and easy to understand, and I had one question of clarification and got a response almost immediately.
I highly recommend both the product and the company.
[Version 2.1.2b]


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jdoe506 reviewed on 22 Jan 2009
Amazing app, I've used it for a while and I love it. It just keeps getting better and the dev is very responsive. There are always a few things that could be changed and added (this goes for almost every app), and thankfully some of those will be coming.
[Version 2.1.1]


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trenti commented on 01 Sep 2008
After launching the app the computer (latest MacBook 2,4GHz 4GB Ram) freezes! Reproducable here. Can't use the app, unfortunately.
[Version 2.0]

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shinywhitebox (developer) replied on 01 Sep 2008
We're aware of the problem and are trying to find a fix. I figure we must be doing something that the X3100 doesn't like. We will be posting info on the forum when it's done (and of course, there will be an update to the software).
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shinywhitebox ltd (developer) replied on 19 Jun 2013
BTW: If there's a crashlog - could you post this to support@shinywhitebox.com?
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btgxcell had trouble on 01 Sep 2008
I have same problem as the comment below.

http://forums.shinywhitebox.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1133
[Version 2.0]

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shinywhitebox (developer) replied on 01 Sep 2008
We're working on this one... there will be an update when it fixed (soon as possible we hope).

Eat_A_Peach rated on 03 Apr 2014

[Version 2.3.7]



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Brentwin rated on 10 Jun 2013

[Version 2.3.6]



TomBodetti5413 rated on 10 Jun 2013

[Version 2.3.6]



Tedsfe rated on 13 Jan 2012

[Version 2.2.4]



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Jennylover rated on 05 Jan 2011

[Version 2.1.5]



+14

Smilingbird rated on 03 Dec 2010

[Version 2.1.5]


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Date:07 Feb 2014
Platform:Intel 32 / OS X
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iShowU HD Pro is the pinnacle of realtime capture. Faster than ever with more features to boot! Create tutorials, make a demo for the web, record your favorite game (World of Warcraft!), collaborate on UI design, show tech support what's really going on with that broken program.

Features:
  • Instant Capture: No need to export the video for it to be usable1. Once recording is complete you can immediately email it, or drag it into a video editor for further editing.
  • Record Keyboard & Mouse: Show your viewers the keys you're using to perform tasks (HD Pro only). Identify when you're clicking the mouse by using a mouse action.
  • Record from iSight & DV cameras: Personalize your presentation using your built-in iSight camera, or indeed any connected camera!
  • Real-time Preview: Use any picture or image as a watermark by dragging it directly onto the preview. (HD Pro only)
  • Upload to YouTube / Blip.TV: Upload your finished product directly to YouTube or Blip.TV2. Built-in presets to get the best quality.
  • Supports Pro Apps: Includes built-in presets for Final Cut. Finished recordings can be dragged directly from iShowU HD into the timeline. (HD Pro only)
  • Point & Shoot: Don't be restricted to capturing only the full screen. HD lets you specify your own capture area. Say goodbye to "post cropping" of video.
  • Real-time super fast scaling: Want to record at half the size? 2560×1900 into 720p? Now it's no longer a problem - iShowU HD has realtime super quick GPU scaling.


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