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  • Open Broadcaster Software icon

    Open Broadcaster Software

    Full-featured screen recording and live streaming software for Mac, Windows and Linux.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • 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 compact file sizes...every single time. Two existing production presets (blog and web) and three new...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Fraps icon

    Fraps

    Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with games using DirectX or OpenGL graphic technology. In its current form Fraps performs many tasks and can best be described as: Benchmarking Software - Show how many...

    Freemium Windows

    • Discontinued The last version was released on February 26th, 2013.
  • CamStudio icon

    CamStudio

    Record your computer screen with audio input from Mic or Speakers. Also shows mouse clicks in addition to the regular cursor. Simple interface with ability to record in AVI or export as swf.

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The last update was on October 19th, 2013.
    • Warning As described on VirusTotal comment (https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/1ddb733efb11769a05cc735d555e9a4df92c4cdf29fa47ea3864e57e67dcf884/analysis/1411383540/): if you download CamStudio from SourceForge.net, the VirusTotal results are 0/53. After installing this SF version, it immediately says that there is an update available. When the link is clicked, it takes you to camstudio.org, which has a zip file that, scanned with VirusTotal, gives you 15/53 result. So do NOT download and install the "update": it's a malware. Installer as of 09/22/2014.
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    Bandicam

    Bandicam is the most advanced game recording software and Windows screen recorder.

    Freemium Windows

  • SimpleScreenRecorder icon

    SimpleScreenRecorder

    SimpleScreenRecorder is a Linux screen recorder that supports X11 and OpenGL. It is easy to use, feature-rich, and has a Qt-based graphical user interface. It can record the entire screen or part of it, or record OpenGL applications...

    Open Source Linux

  • Evolve icon

    Evolve

    Evolve is a desktop app and community for serious gamers. It makes it easy to cast your games on Twitch, share captured screenshots and videos on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, and show off your achievements and playtime. It...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud

  • Raptr icon

    Raptr

    Raptr is a free social networking website and computer program targeted towards video game players. Raptr is similar to other social networking websites. Users can add video games to their profile, as well as track game play time and...

    Free Windows

  • MSI Afterburner icon

    MSI Afterburner

    Tool to manage GeForce video cards. Shows video card stats (temp, GPU usage, etc.). Allows overclocking, controlling of fans, etc.

    Free Windows

  • Kazam icon

    Kazam

    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 any video player that supports VP8/WebM video format. Optionally you can record sound from any...

    Open Source Linux

  • Overwolf icon

    Overwolf

    Overwolf adds epic overlay apps to your favorite games. Game capture, Twitch streaming, TeamSpeak overlay, in-game browser and many more smart apps that make gaming more awesome! Add Facebook, Skype, Multi-IM and a collection of...

    Free Windows

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    recordMyDesktop

    recordMyDesktop is a desktop session recorder for GNU / Linux that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at it's primary task. As such, the program is separated in two parts; a simple command line tool that performs the...

    Open Source Linux BSD

    • Discontinued Latest release, 0.3.8.1, from 2008-12-13
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    ActivePresenter

    ActivePresenter is a solution for creating screencast videos, handouts, manuals, documentation, and interactive training presentations. With the full-featured editor, ActivePresenter allows you to edit audio/video, tweak the look and...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • ScreenFlow icon

    ScreenFlow

    Capture the contents of your entire desktop at the same time as your video camera, microphone and computer's audio. Sophisticated editing tools allow you to create incredible screencasts in no time. The finished result is a...

    Commercial Mac

  • Wink icon

    Wink

    Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software (like a tutor for MS-Word/Excel etc). Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles...

    Free Windows Linux

    • Discontinued No longer updated. Last version, version 2.0 build 1060, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    oCam

    oCam is very simple and easy "Screen Recorder" and "Screen Capture". Requirements: XP / 2003 / Vista / Windows7 / Windows8 / (32bit and 64bit) License: oCam is 100% free Recorder for home and office. [View...

    Free Windows

  • 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 your screen and save it in any of a wide range of video file formats including AVI, FLV, and WMV....

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • Screencast Capture Lite icon

    Screencast Capture Lite

    Screencast Capture Lite is a tool to continuously capture the desktop screen, storing this information in video files. The application supports recording from the primary screen, from a chosen window or from a fixed region. It encodes...

    Open Source Windows Accord.NET Framework

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    Krut

    Krut is a screencast tool that is written in Java and well suited for making video tutorials (instructional videos) on most platforms. Krut records movie files, including sound, of selected parts of your screen. The files use the...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Action!

    Action! allows streaming and real-time recording of Windows desktop in a superb HD video quality.

    Commercial Windows

  • FlashBack icon

    FlashBack

    Free software which lets you record your screen, add a PIP webcam and select multiple options to export your video to. It will first store a lossless proprietary file which you can review frame by frame and then easily experiment with...

    Freemium Windows

  • 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 to capture desktop windows, or an OpenGL/DirectX hook to capture most games. Recording is as simple...

    Free Windows

    • Bundleware Loiloscope is automatically installed along with this but can be uninstalled afterwards with no harm done.
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    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 voice & mouseclicks, then edit your video and save it to your computer or share it instantly on...

    Free Windows

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    Screen Recorder

    Screen Recorder is a free open-source screen recorder software for Windows environment, records specific part of Windows desktop screen as an AVI file. The option of recording system playback sound or sound from input sound devices is...

    Open Source Windows

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    Dxtory

    Dxtory is a movie capture tool only for DirextX/OpenGL application. In order to acquire data from Surface Memory directly, It operates very much at high speed. Arbitrary cropping and free scaling are supported by hardware.

    Commercial Windows

  • HyperCam icon

    HyperCam

    HyperCam v2 is a video capture software that records AVI movies (screencam) directly from your monitor, for software presentations, software training, demos, tutorials, and fun! HyperCam supports text annotations, sound, and screen...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued HyperCam v.2 is no longer offered for sale by Hyperionics. Last version, 2.29, released in May 2014, can be downloaded for free from the official website.
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    VokoScreen

    A small program to create screen videos including sound recording. Although this program is really small and inconspicious, it includes exceeding capabilities to generate training videos, installation videos, browser and Skype...

    Open Source Linux

  • Icecream Screen Recorder icon

    Icecream Screen Recorder

    Icecream Screen recorder is a screen recorder that can both record screen and take screenshots. The program records video, system sounds and the microphone audio. Users can record in the following recording modes: Custom (select...

    Freemium Windows

  • TinyTake icon

    TinyTake

    Free 5 minutes recording and 2GB space and no youtube uploads, $29.95/year premium.

    Freemium Windows

  • D3DGear icon

    D3DGear

    D3DGear is very fast video game recording software, game video recorder and video game live stream broadcasting software for PC. D3DGear video game recording and broadcasting performance and quality are superior among other game video...

    Commercial Windows

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    RadeonPro

    Radeon Profile Tool, or RadeonPro for short, is a free, user friendly utility designed to unleash the power of AMD™ Radeon™ video graphics cards. RadeonPro applies user defined profiles upon game start, automatically.

    Free Windows

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    Taksi

    Taksi is a utility that allows you to take screenshots and record video clips of your favourite games and other 3D-graphics applications. Inspired by Fraps . Other features: Taksi can support live video compression with any...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last stable version, 0.7.6, was released in June 2006, and last beta version, 0.7.7.9, in July 2010. They can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
  • 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 high. Online compression can only be done with some real-time disk eating codecs.... Even the...

    Open Source Windows

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    Microsoft Expression Encoder

    Expression Encoder imports and encodes video files, produces live webcasts, enhances media with watermarks and advertising, and publishes with Silverlight. * encode high quality videos for devices and the web * Silverlight...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Expression Encoder 4 Pro is no longer available for sale. The free version of Expression Encoder will continue to be available for download, but it will be no longer developed.
  • Istanbul

    Istanbul is a desktop session recorder for the Free Desktop. It records your session into an Ogg Theora video file. To start the recording, you click on its icon in the notification area. To stop you click its icon again. It works on...

    Open Source Linux GNOME MATE

PlayClaw Comments

DO NOT USE

Negative Comment by Matrilwood
about PlayClaw Nov 2011

Win32/Heur trojen virus detected.

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