How to record your computer’s screen for free?

When it comes to screen recording, Camtasia is the first that comes to the mind. However, popularity comes with a price. You can use Camtasia for 30 days for free but then the charge is $199!

I have been looking for a free and easy to use desktop application to record my screen. Icecream Screen Recorder gets the job done easily.

It can record the entire screen or an are you select. The free version can record up to 5 minutes. If you want to record longer videos, PRO version is $30.

Download: https://icecreamapps.com/Screen-Recorder/

How to rotate videos in Windows for free?

You took a video with your phone but it’s upside down? There are several mobile and desktop apps but it’s tricky to find one that is easy to use and free of charge.

I came across an app called Movie Maker. It gets the job done easily. You can rotate videos 90 degrees at a time.

Here is how to rotate a video in seconds:

Download at Microsoft Store: www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/movie-maker-free/9mvfq4lmz6c9

 

 

 

Solved: “Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk. The system cannot find the file specified”

You may run into the error below while doing development in Visual Studio:

Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc, Version=11.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=89845dcd8080cc91′ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.

Solution

You are missing SQL Server libraries that connects Visual Studio to SQL Server database. In order to fix this issue, download and install these two packages from the following URL.

  • SharedManagementObjects.msi
  • DB2OLEDBV5_x64.msi

Download: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35580

Note: The URL above is for SQL Server 2012. Download libraries for the version you use if it is not 2012 version.