Debut is special software that allows users to record videos from their webcam, computer screen or other type of recording device. The software is intended to be very easy to use and makes it possible for users to share the videos they record through various different channels.
People who want the chance to put Debut through its paces will find that there is a free version available to download. This version contains a limited number of features and people who find that they want to take advantage of the full range of features can choose to pay for the Pro version.
One of Debut’s most popular features is the ability to record videos in a number of different formats such as mpg, avi, wmv, flv, mp4 and mov. The special screen capture software can be used to record the entire screen, while mouse highlighting spotlights the cursor location.
Sound can be captured and added to Debut videos using the microphone that is built into most laptops and computers. A desktop microphone can also be used to capture sound and simply needs to be enabled in the Options menu that can be found in the toolbar.
Debut automatically detects whenever a game is running and offers the option of recording the game. The recording process is restarted each time a user switches between a game in full screen and the desktop.
A special version of Debut has been created for Mac users and can be downloaded directly from the company’s website. Users need to be running Mac OS X 10.4.4 or above in order to take advantage of the software.
It is only possible to use Debut to record from a single device input at a time. however, it is possible to select a different recording device for each recording session if desired and there are other software applications that can be used to record multiple cameras at the same time.
Debut supports the full range of modern USB Video Class cameras. People who are using Mac OS X will find that this is particularly easy as the platform comes with native support for all types of UVC devices.
The Debut software provides support for cameras that come with a FireWire interface such as the full range of DV cameras and iSight by Apple.
A large number of help files are automatically installed when downloading and installing Debut. The full menu is contained in these help files and can be accessed through the Help Contents option in the Debut menu.