IceCream Screen Recorder is an extremely simple and easy to use screen recorder. Like Active Presenter it doesn't include any adware, doesn't have watermarks or time limitations. The software works both as a screenshot and screenrecording tool and lets you to define custom areas on the screen where you would like to capture screen or record video.
As far as editing capabilities are concerned, this screen recorder packs a nifty drawing toolbox. Unlike Active Presenter where editing is performed after your recording, IceCream Screen Recorder provides on the fly editing capabilities where you can switch control and pause videos to make your drawings that includes arrows, circles, squares, pencils and textboxes of varying fonts and colors. You may define hotkeys for various tasks, record audio and also define minimum and maximum file sizes for recordings.
There is an option to schedule recording so that you can start/stop screen recordings even while you aren't in front of the PC. Other than screencasting functions, it acts as a screenshot tool, and it's ease of use is really commendable. You can select a portion of the screen and copy-paste the image anywhere without taking/saving a screenshot, as well as instantly upload it.