Using www.screentoaster.com is a great alternative when you want to record exactly what you see in your screen. For example, if you need to make a video tutorial of how to use certain programs, you may record your voice as you use the program yourself. In this way your explanation will be recorded together with the images showing step by step. This short sample shows a convination of Screen Toaster with Google Earth.

I you cannot see the video here use this link: http://www.screentoaster.com/watch/stUEpQQ0JIR1pcSVhbX15dUVJX