Nowadays, computers are already part of our daily lives. Many people have their own personal computers or perhaps, their own laptops or net book. On the other hand, there are still those people who do not have their own laptops because admittedly, these things are still expensive. Not everyone has their own personal computer especially for a family, members usually share the same one; moreover, there’re chances your computer will be used by friends or even strangers. With this, you, as a PC owner, may lend your family member/s or friend/s who are in need of something to use. However, since these things are considered as personal things, you might want to know if they are just accessing their own files or if they are making any violation with regards to your privacy. In this case, you should use a software to monitor computer activity.
Tools to use in tracking computer activity
Apowersoft Screen Recorder is the best tool to use in tracking your computer activity. It has available versions for Mac and Windows OS.
Apowersoft Free Online Screen Recorder
This is an online tool which allows you to monitor computer activity by recording your screen for free. Moreover, this tool is best for both Mac and Windows users. Through this, monitor you can monitor your computer screen and see if someone is accessing your private files. It can record both video and audio from your computer with the use of different modes like Full-Screen mode, Custom-Screen mode and Webcam Capture mode. Here is how you can record your computer screen using this free online screen recorder:
- Step 1: Go to Apowersoft Online Screen recorder page.
- Step 2: On the page, click on the “Start Recording” tab.
- Step 3: Run the application (a pop-up will appear asking you to run it).
- Step 4: When the tool appears, click on the “Record” button and choose which mode you will use.
- Step 5: Start recording.
Apowersoft Screen Recorder Pro
This tool is made to monitor Windows computer screen. This tool is specialized in recording screen but it can even record screen during your absence, so you can monitor your computer in this way. It has a scheduling feature which allows you to record your screen in your absence. All you need to do is to download the application, install it and make a schedule and it will automatically start on the given time. To do this, launch the application, click on “Options” and click “Schedule Task”.
In case you do not want to schedule a task and you want to start recording immediately, all you need to do is to launch the application, choose your “Audio Input” (can be from your system, microphone or both), and then click on “Record” to start the recording. Note that it is best to use the full screen mode so that you will be able to see everything on your screen.
Moreover, this software is way better that the online free one because it possesses other useful features that the online screen recorder does not have. Apart from being able to record the screen of your computer, this tool allows users to edit videos. You can add subtitle and effects on the video. You can also merge, trim and crop them.Additionally, it can also convert videos in different formats like AVI, MP4, FLV, SWF, 3GP, MKV, and MPEG at a high speed without the use of internet.
Apowersoft Mac Screen Recorder
This tool is use to monitor Mac computer screen. Just like the screen recorder pro, this is better that the online tool. It also has the feature of scheduling tasks for the recording of your computer screen. To record your screen, just like screen recorder pro, launch the application, choose where your “Audio Input”, and then start recording.
Moreover, this tool also converts video in different formats such as AVI, MP4, FLV, SWF, 3GP, MKV, MPEG and more. The tool has also the ability to edit videos such as adding subtitles, merging, cropping and trimming videos.
The tools above will help you see what others doing on your computer to keep your privacy safe or to take things in control during your absence by monitoring computer activity. Furthermore, you will also know if only you is accessing your private stuffs in it. Apart from that, these tools are user friendly and they also have special features which can help you for future usage.