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    Byzanz Alternatives

    Byzanz is described as 'simple tool to record a running X desktop to an animation suitable for presentation in a web browser' and is a Screenshot Capture Tool in the Photos & Graphics category. There are seven alternatives to Byzanz for Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. Most alternatives are Screenshot Capture Tools, Animated GIF Creators and Screen Recorders. The best alternative is ScreenToGif, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Byzanz are LICEcap (Free, Open Source), GifCam (Free), Gifox (Paid) and Gifcap (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 14, 2021

    1. This tool allows you to record a selected area of your screen and save as a animated gif. Features: - Record your screen and save directly to a gif looped animation. - Pause and continue to record. - Move the window around to record what you want.
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    2. LICEcap can capture an area of your desktop and save it directly to .GIF (for viewing in web browsers, etc) or .LCF (see below). LICEcap is an intuitive but flexible application (for Windows and now OSX), that is designed to be lightweight and function with high performance.
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    3. GifCam is a handy and reliable application designed to record the screen and to convert the recordings into GIF format.
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    4. Gifox is a beautifully designed and masterfully crafted app that records your screen into animated gifs – the great alternative between static images and full-size videos.
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    5. It's a tool for creating animated GIFs from a screen recording. Client-side only, no data is uploaded. Modern browser required.


    6. Gif·gIf·giF (ggg) is a small shareware program for producing GIF animations from screen captures. It is especially useful for producing animated software demonstrations or tutorials.
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    7. Frame Recorder is a simple but elegant macOS app that helps to capture applications as GIF and videos. Frame Recorder takes less space on screen and is floating, so you can focus on your application and let it capture.
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