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Great for screenshots

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I use Jing everyday to send screenshots to customers and co-workers, and I love it. Being able to send a URL link instead of an actual image is incredibly convenient. The video feature is ok too, but it could definitely be better quality.


Features removed, looking for alternatives

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The most recent update to Jing has removed all the social uploading features as well as FTP uploading. I've been digging to find an app with FTP uploading like Jing's and have yet to find one outside of TechSmith's paid solution, which I am not prepared to pay for, seeing that they have left the free users in the dust.


Good for Mac, bad for PC

Comment by GordonNelson
about Jing · Oct 2015

Rly good solution for Mac OS X, but Windows version is so bad. Need to fix "Sun" module in Windows.


Not good for video recording 1 Helpful

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Tried this software to record video, and not satisfied.

The software outputs to SWF file, uncompressed, in 15 fps. This creates really large files even for short recordings, and playback is done via web browser.

Steer clear!


Needs .NET Framework 4.0

Comment by dandv
about Jing and Screenr · Jan 2013

I like Jing, but I wish it were lighter. It consumes a lot of RAM, and also required the .NET Framework.


Wonderful app

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This is just a wonderful app.. So easy to use and really easy to share both screencasts and screenshots! I love it!!

The files captured can't be uploaded on YouTube (which is kind of a pain), but it comes with automated uploading to which is convient for just showing family, friends or co-works how to do stuff..


A free alternative to SnagIt.

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My colleague pointed me to this page as we were wondering if there is a free alternative to SnagIt.

Thank you, mistaecko, Dirk and em for your useful comments!


Hi em4020! Thanks for your comments and suggestions below

Comment by DirkFrazier
about Jing · Jun 2011

Hi em4020,
Thanks for your comments and suggestions below. The Jing team and I want to thank you for your support. Lots of great stuff is still on the way so stay tuned! As a side note to your Dec 2009 comment (hey, better late than never!) we have a product feedback option in the More ball of Jing. I like your idea of an in-product form for submitting comments and suggestions. Regardless of how you contact us, we're always interested to hear from our users, so let us hear from you! Thanks again!

Best regards,
Dirk Frazier
Product Manager
Jing &
TechSmith Corporation


Jing Version 2.4.10231 Aug. 24, 2010 with PROXY Suppurt

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Jing Version 2.4.10231 from August 24, 2010 with PROXY Support:
The Jing team has been hard at work adding three more improvements to Jing:

  • proxy support,

  • SFTP and

  • audio device selection.

The first two are targeted at the corporate and education users. If you've ever tried to use the last Jing-Versions behind a proxy, you have been disappointed.
Jing now tries to autodetect the proxy settings and allows manual settings with authenticated proxy support.

Many thanks to Jing for providing this important function of the PROXY-selection, which I have suggested in my comment and E-mail to Jing from January 2010. So now I can use Jing also on my corporate computer and not only an my private computer as I did until now.


Jing is 2010 lacking an entry way for a HTTP web proxy

Comment by em4020
about Jing · Jun 2011

Because Jing is currently lacking an entry way for a HTTP web proxy with username and password as DropBox, so Jing does not work in a corporate network with password protection, where DropBox and SugarSync work very good, however.
I suggested to TechSmith:
Please provide a HTTP-proxy server entry for Jing as a new feature, as with DropBox with a username and password for HTTP and Socks proxy, or like SugarSync with additional domain entry.
After only one day the TechSmith developers answered: it's quite clear we need and want to handle proxies a lot better.
Thanks to TechSmith for this very quick reaction !


I like Jing because of its unique web-upload function

Comment by em4020
about Jing · Jun 2011

I like Jing really very much because of its unique web-upload function, but I have 3 little wishes to the Jing developers:
Jing should provide a quick feedback window (or at least a link to "My Stuff" in the web) for the suggestion of new features or improvements directly in the application (GreenShot has a link to a website for bug/improvement-reporting).
If I store a Jing-Screenshot as a file, I would like to use the file name often later also as a text with several words and empty spaces between the words instead of underscores (via Clipboard).
Jing should not transform all empty signs (in variant: local storing of screenshots) in the file name to underscores,
Therefore I often use GreenShot instead of Jing for these purposes.
Jing should create the possibility to define a button to store a screenshot locally without changing/loosing the content of the clipboard as before storing the screenshot. Until now for this purpose I must use GreenShot.