Open Source ActivePresenter Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to ActivePresenter is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ActivePresenter and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to ActivePresenter are SimpleScreenRecorder (Free, Open Source), VokoscreenNG (Free, Open Source), Kazam (Free, Open Source) and CamStudio (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

    1. ScreenStudio is an easy screen recording that will let you create screencast or live streaming of your desktop. It does support multiple desktops, multiple webcams and text labels.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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 .

      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.

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    2. 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 300$ cam... studio is slow.

      Discontinued

      Download and source code links are broken, seems abandoned.

    3. SimpleCap is a quick, easy and powerful Screenshot utility that runs on menubar. Pre-defined custom areas are indispensable to make consistent images of changing content.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.2, released in July 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub

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    4. Record your desktop, speaker output and microphone at once, then output it to WebM, Ogg, or Matroska files. If you have the necessary codecs, you can even output to an AVI file or Matroska and h264.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.2.8, released in April 2011, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.



    5. A small tool to capture things going on on an X-Windows display to either individual frames or an MPEG video similar to tools such as Lotus ScreenCam or Camtasia.

      Discontinued

      The latest release was the 2009-07-14
      https://sourceforge.net/projects/xvidcap/files/xvidcap/

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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 sections of vector graphic files such as Fireworks without having to flatten the files or open in a new editor.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Adapt is a free and easy to use e-learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning content using the award-winning Adapt developer framework.
    6. Gamecaster is a graphical user interface for open source framework 'glc'. It can capture real time footage of any game that uses ALSA for sound and OpenGL for drawing. Gamecaster can also encode any captured .glc file into webm video format.

      Discontinued

      last version 0.3 and released 2012

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    7. Quick Screen Recorder is a lightweight desktop screen recorder for Windows, built on top of WinForms (C#).
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