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Important Modifications to Screencastify’s Free Plan Take Impact on Monday

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These of us who’re utilizing Screencastify’s free plan can have some selections to make on Monday when the modifications that Screencastify introduced again in August take impact

What’s Altering?

Beginning on Monday, October third Screencastify’s free plan will restrict you to having simply ten movies in your account at a time. Beforehand, you possibly can have as many movies as you needed in your account so long as they have been every lower than 5 minutes. The brand new free plan limits you to 10 movies, however the movies can now be as much as half-hour. 

You possibly can nonetheless export your movies, however not as MP4 information within the free plan which limits what you are able to do with the exported video file. So when you discover that you simply bump up in opposition to the ten video restrict, you possibly can export one or delete one to get again beneath that restrict. However keep in mind that Screencastify can also be now limiting you to half-hour of export time within the free plan. That is a change from the earlier limitless export time. 

Screencastify vs. Chrome OS Screencasting

Screencastify constructed its repute by being one of many first corporations to supply a screencasting instrument for Chromebooks. Then in June of this 12 months Google added a screencasting instrument to the Chrome working system. In doing so it seems that Google goes after a few of Screencastify’s market share. 

The free model Screencastify nonetheless has extra modifying choices than the Chrome OS screencasting instrument. That stated, when you do not want all of these choices and simply want some fundamental modifying features, the Chrome OS screencasting instrument might be going to be your better option now as a result of it presents limitless video storage (through Google Drive). 

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