#030 - Quick and Easy Video Tools - BS'ing with Brandi

category: video google meet loom monosnap quicktime type: podcast zoom

Welcome to BS’ing with Brandi where my mission is to help you #GetShitDone. I'm your host Brandi Good and today we’re going to talk about tools to help you record videos. Best of all, these are tools that all have free versions, that you might already have or at least have experience with.


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We’re gonna talk about Zoom, Loom, Monosnap, QuickTime, Google Meet, and your very own phone. And with each one I’ll also give some examples of what kinds of videos are best made with that tool. The idea is that you could potentially record all of your videos for courses or marketing without having to do a lot of fancy editing, which can be a pain if you don’t like it or don’t have the right tools.



  • Record your webcam (along with 1 guest)
  • Record your desktop
  • Record your desktop with your webcam in the corner
  • Record your connected iOS device
  • Record a digital whiteboard
  • Flip back and forth between them all



  • Record your webcam
  • Record your desktop
  • Record your desktop with your webcam or profile picture in the corner (some options to customize size and can select placement)
  • (Mostly) flip back and forth between them all
  • Annotate the screen (Pro plan)



  • Record your desktop or a specific area of your desktop (can customize recording area)
  • Record your desktop with your webcam in the corner (can customize size and placement)
  • Can record mouse and visually indicate mouse clicks



  • Record your webcam
  • Record your desktop (can customize recording area)
  • Record your connected iOS device


Google Meet

I’m only including this here because at the time of recording, Google has opened up the recording feature for all accounts, even free. Normally you need an Enterprise account to record meetings but until September 30th we can all record our Google Meet.

  • Record your webcam (plus all guests)
  • Record your desktop


Your Phone

  • Record your face
  • Record someone else’s face
  • Record something external/physical

That wraps up today’s episode of BS’ing with Brandi. If you enjoyed this topic, you can find more like it at bsingwithbrandi.com, along with show notes and links to any resources mentioned today. While you’re there, feel free to subscribe to future episodes on the platform of your choice, and I wish you all the best getting shit done this week!


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