Alternatives to iShowU HD for all platforms with any license




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  • Camtasia Studio icon

    Camtasia Studio

    Produce videos for the web using the industry-leading H.264 format. No tweaks or technospeak, just sparkling HD-quality video with...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • CamStudio icon

    CamStudio Discontinued Warning

    Record your computer screen with audio input from Mic or Speakers. Also shows mouse clicks in addition to the regular cursor. Simple...

    Open Source Windows

  • Fraps icon

    Fraps Discontinued

    Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with games using DirectX or OpenGL graphic technology. In its current form...

    Freemium Windows

  • SimpleScreenRecorder icon


    SimpleScreenRecorder is a Linux screen recorder that supports X11 and OpenGL. It is easy to use, feature-rich, and has a Qt-based...

    Open Source Linux GitHub

  • Kazam icon


    Kazam is a simple screen recording program that will capture the content of your screen and record a video file that can be played by...

    Open Source Linux

  • ActivePresenter icon


    ActivePresenter is a solution for creating screencast videos, handouts, manuals, documentation, and interactive training...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • Wink icon

    Wink Discontinued

    Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software (like a tutor for...

    Free Windows Linux

  • recordMyDesktop icon

    recordMyDesktop Discontinued

    recordMyDesktop is a desktop session recorder for GNU / Linux that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at it's primary...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • ScreenFlow icon


    Capture the contents of your entire desktop at the same time as your video camera, microphone and computer's audio. Sophisticated...

    Commercial Mac

  • Debut Video Capture Software icon

    Debut Video Capture Software

    Debut Video Capture allows you to record video from a webcam, video capture device, streaming video, entire desktop or a portion of...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • oCam icon


    oCam is very simple and easy "Screen Recorder" and "Screen Capture". Requirements: XP / 2003 / Vista / Windows7 /...

    Free Windows

  • Krut icon


    Krut is a screencast tool that is written in Java and well suited for making video tutorials (instructional videos) on most platforms....

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • LoiLo Game Recorder icon

    LoiLo Game Recorder

    LoiLo Game Recorder is a completely free, fast, simple and very effective videogame recorder. It can use either a Windows GUI hook...

    Free Windows

  • Ember icon


    Ember is your digital scrapbook of things that inspire you - be it websites, photos, apps or other things. Just drag in images that...

    Commercial Mac Chrome Safari

  • TinyTake icon


    TinyTake is a free screen capture software for Microsoft Windows. With TinyTake, you can capture images and videos of your computer...

    Freemium Windows

  • Microsoft Expression Encoder icon

    Microsoft Expression Encoder Discontinued

    Expression Encoder imports and encodes video files, produces live webcasts, enhances media with watermarks and advertising, and...

    Free Windows

  • Ashampoo Snap icon

    Ashampoo Snap

    With the new Ashampoo Snap you can capture just everything on your screen! Ashampoo Snap enables you to create high-quality...

    Commercial Windows Android

  • UltraVNC Screen Recorder icon

    UltraVNC Screen Recorder

    There exist a lot of screen recorders, but all lack the speed for doing some full screen recording. The speed is just to low or cpu to...

    Open Source Windows

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  • Taksi icon

    Taksi Discontinued

    Taksi is a utility that allows you to take screenshots and record video clips of your favourite games and other 3D-graphics...

    Open Source Windows

  • iSpring Free Cam icon

    iSpring Free Cam

    iSpring Free Cam is free screen recording software for Windows that lets you easily capture all or part of your screen, record your...

    Free Windows

  • VokoScreen icon


    A small program to create screen videos including sound recording. Although this program is really small and inconspicious, it...

    Open Source Linux

  • PresentationTube icon


    PresentationTube Recorder helps you to record and share quality video presentations in a new way. The video recorder allows you to...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

  • Rylstim Screen Recorder icon

    Rylstim Screen Recorder

    A light application for instant recording of events happening on the monitor and saving that to an AVI file at high quality. Rylstim...

    Free Windows

  • Openvid icon


    Seamlessly record your screen, microphone and front-facing camera of any website.

    Free Web / Cloud Chrome

  • Free Screen Video Recorder icon

    Free Screen Video Recorder

    Free Screen Video Recorder is a compact, yet full-featured screen video recorder and screenshot capture tool that allows you to easily...

    Free Windows

  • Screenium icon


    Record exactly what you see on the screen and turn it into a screencast in next to no time. Screenium lets you record at 60 frames per...

    Commercial Mac

  • PlayClaw icon


    The amazing PlayClaw video capture tool gives customers incredible power! PlayClaw has been designed to make full use of...

    Freemium Windows

  • Screenflick icon


    Screenflick features high performance screen capturing for smooth, fluid motion up to 60 fps. Screenflick can record any portion of...

    Commercial Mac

  • Cropper icon


    Cropper is a screen capture utility written in C#. It makes it fast and easy to grab parts of your screen. Use it to easily crop out...

    Open Source Windows

  • SCREEN2EXE icon


    SCREEN2EXE is a free utility designed in order to create instant screen demos with the highest compression ratio in the world! The...

    Freemium Windows

  • ScreenStudio icon


    ScreenStudio will use the power of avconv to let your create a screencast of your desktop, with your webcam and a banner in overlay. ...

    Open Source Linux

  • ScreenCastle icon


    Simple and powerful screencast recorder directly from you browser. Just press the red button, select which part of the screen you want...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Snapz Pro X icon

    Snapz Pro X

    Snapz Pro X allows you to effortlessly record anything on your screen, saving it as a QuickTime® movie or screenshot that can be...

    Commercial Mac

  • Demo Builder icon

    Demo Builder

    Demo Builder is a powerful Flash-based screencasting tool that allows you to create eye-catching and professionally-looking...

    Commercial Windows

  • oRipa Screen Recorder icon

    oRipa Screen Recorder Discontinued

    oRipa Screen Recorder is a handy tool to record your Windows desktop activities in real time and save it as a video file. oRipa Screen...

    Free Windows

iShowU HD Comments


Comment by Erividma
about iShowU HD Feb 2016

I'm really surprised that Open Broadcaster Software isn't on this list of these alternatives to iShowU HD. Free, open source software perfect for live streaming and recording.

[Edited by Erividma, February 14]