Record a Screencast with Screencast-O-Matic

Getting Started

  1. Sign in via our single sign-on (SSO) portal at with your St. Lawrence University credentials. If your students will use Screencast-O-Matic, it's wise to have them sign in at least once to activate their account.
  2. Click Start Recorder
    • If you do not have the Screencast-O-Matic application installed, you will be prompted to download and install it
  3. When the application opens, choose your recording options
  4. Click Record

If at any point you are prompted for an access URL, it is If you are asked to confirm your plan, it is a Team Plan. St. Lawrence University accounts have no time limits and include all of the Deluxe features such as: video editing, video playlists and channels, cloud hosting, and a stock image library.

For additional documentation and tutorials, visit:

Using Screencast-O-Matic in your teaching?

Video Channels are a single location for your students to access all of your recordings. You can create a class channel to host your pre-recorded content and create a separate channel to allow students to submit their own recordings (e.g., their presentations).


Article ID: 54811
Fri 6/1/18 3:15 PM
Mon 3/30/20 1:45 PM