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    ActivePresenter Alternatives for Linux

    ActivePresenter is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative 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 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to ActivePresenter are SimpleScreenRecorder (Free, Open Source), VokoscreenNG (Free, Open Source), Kazam (Free, Open Source) and recordMyDesktop (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 24, 2021

    1. OBS Studio (also known as Open Broadcaster Software, or OBS) is a screen-casting and live-streaming software available across multiple platforms including macOS, Windows and Linux.
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      almost similar with less usage of system resourses and is faster and more user friendly and with tons of extra features
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      LesterCovax Free, highly customizable/extensible (with slight learning curve), open source, low resource usage, NDI support via plugin, lots of other plugins or you can create your own.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    2. 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 directly.
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    3. VokoscreenNG is a user friendly screencaster for Linux and Windows. It is a continuation of the now discontinued Vokoscreen project that has been totally rewritten from scratch using Qt and GStreamer.
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    4. 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.
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    5. recordMyDesktop is a desktop session recorder for GNU / Linux that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at it's primary task.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.3.8.1, released in December 2008, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Kooha is a simple screen recorder built with GTK.
    6. 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 quicktime mov format.

      Discontinued

      Last update is from mid-2015.

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    7. With over 5 million installs, Screencastify is the most popular screen recorder extension for Google Chrome. First, choose what you want to record. You have 3 options - your current browser tab, entire desktop, or just your webcam.
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    8. 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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    9. 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.

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