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CamStudio Alternatives for Mac

CamStudio is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to CamStudio and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to CamStudio are Camtasia Studio, ActivePresenter, ScreenFlow and Loom.

CamStudio alternatives are mainly Screen Recorders but may also be Screenshot Capture Tools or Screen Casting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CamStudio.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
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Record your computer screen with audio input from Mic or Speakers. Also shows mouse clicks in addition to the regular...

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  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.

    ⚫︎ Virtual camera outputUse the output from OBS Studio as your webcam's primary video source.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableOBS Studio is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsOBS Studio can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeOBS Studio supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ RTMP Live StreamingOBS Studio supports the Real Time Messaging Protocol to connect an encoder with a server.
    ⚫︎ Transitions EffectsOBS Studio allows you to apply transition effects between two different scenes/pages using pre-loaded or custom animated transitions.
    ⚫︎ Multi-streamingWith OBS Studio you can live streaming to multiple channels simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Live Video EffectsOBS Studio lets you edit your video input in real time to apply new image values or add filters.
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    Most users think OBS Studio is a great alternative to CamStudio.

    Free/Open. Reccording works well

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    Way too complicated for someone simply wanting to record what's on their screen. Doesn't work "out-of-the-box".

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  2. 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 presets (YouTube, HD display, and Screencast.

    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenCamtasia Studio supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
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    Most users think Camtasia Studio is a great alternative to CamStudio.

    You can also Edit your videos, Pause them and more stuff with no problems

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  3. ActivePresenter is a solution for creating screencast videos, handouts, manuals, documentation, and interactive training presentations.

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  4. 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.

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  5. Loom icon

    Loom

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Google Chrome

    Easy and free screen recorder for Mac, Windows, and Chromebooks. Record your camera and screen with audio directly from your Chrome browser and share the video with your team, friends, and family.

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    ApowerREC - Screen Recorder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    ApowerREC is a cross-platform app that's available on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android, you can easily use it for recording desktop activities, camera, system sound and microphone. It's also has annotation, video editor, task recording mode and more.

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  7. Debut is a screen capture and video recording software that records videos from your screen, webcam or other video devices. Capture your entire desktop or a selected portion and save the recorded videos as avi, flv, wmv or other video file formats.

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    Ink2Go

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    • Windows

    Ink2Go is an extremely simple yet powerful screen annotation and recording software. You can easily write on top of any other application that is currently active on the desktop, even on a running video.

    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
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  9. Combining screencasting, desktop control, and an interactive whiteboard in one app, you’ll never have to turn your back to the class or audience again.

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  10. With Movavi Screen Recorder, you can save everything that happens on your desktop.

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