Asciinema Alternatives

    Asciinema is described as 'Record and share your terminal sessions,the right way' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to Asciinema for Linux, Mac, Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Scrimba, which is free. Other great apps like Asciinema are showterm (Free, Open Source), terminalizer (Free, Open Source), ttygif (Free, Open Source) and ttyrec (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 5, 2021

    1. Scrimba is a new way of teaching and learning how to code. We call it interactive code screencasts. Here’s why it's a great way of learning. 1. Pause and interact with the code.
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    2. It's showtime in a terminal! Showterm lets your record a terminal session exactly as you experience it, right down to the syntax highlighting.
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    3. Record your terminal and generate animated gif images or share a web player.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Convert terminal recordings to animated gifs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      ttyrec is a program and/or its file format capable of recording the TTY output of a text-mode program together with timestamps and then replaying it. It is widely used for example in the NetHack community for storing game replays.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Record a Session in PowerShell. PowerShell version of asciinema based on Windows Pseudo Console(ConPTY) Basic features record/play/auth/upload are working now. https://github.com/ibigbug/PowerSession.
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