AutoMe is a reliable and user-friendly windows automation software and macro recorder with task scheduler, color checker. AutoMe is very easy to use, you can record robot, and run it as many time as needed. No programing needed.
Screen Capturing freeware can record from the screen into AVIvideo with sound. You can add video from your web-cam to the screen from video. Supports recording of the whole screen, selected region or the dynamic region around the mouse.
Take those sound recorders, nearly all of off them. I don't mean those which come as a part of some sophisticated sound editors. Some say, the best software is the software developed for one's own consumption. I think that's true.
BitRope Recorder is one of the best solutions available for audio-recording and text-to-speech converting tasks. It can record from CDs, tapes, DVDs, TV, radio, etc. and uses all the popular formats MP3, WMA, OGG, VOX, AU, AIFF and other.