eidete Alternatives

    eidete is described as 'A simple screencasting app for the elementary project' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to eidete for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Google Chrome. The best alternative is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like eidete are SimpleScreenRecorder (Free, Open Source), Camtasia Studio (Paid), Kazam (Free, Open Source) and CamStudio (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 26, 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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    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. 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.
    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. Record your computer screen with audio input from Mic or Speakers. Also shows mouse clicks in addition to the regular cursor. Simple interface with ability to record in AVI or export as swf.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.7 r316, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      Warning

      As described on VirusTotal comment (https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/1ddb733efb11769a05cc735d555e9a4df92c4cdf29fa47ea3864e57e67dcf884/analysis/1411383540/): if you download CamStudio from SourceForge.net, the VirusTotal results are 0/53. After installing this SF version, it immediately says that there is an update available. When the link is clicked, it takes you to camstudio.org, which has a zip file that, scanned with VirusTotal, gives you 15/53 result. So do NOT download and install the "update": it's a malware. Installer as of 09/22/2014.

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      • 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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    6. 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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    7. Free software which lets you record your screen, add a PIP webcam and select multiple options to export your video to. It will first store a lossless proprietary file which you can review frame by frame and then easily experiment with the output options to select best suited.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      oCam is a video recording program that can record video to be played on the monitor via your PC. It can record effectively many internet video including online game using a variety of formats by unlimited length advantages.

      Bundleware

      http://m.majorgeeks.com/news/story/ocam_removed_and_blacklisted_due_to_malwarepopupsnags_and_more.html

      It installs something called BRTSvc, a known crypto miner. This will use your computer resources and slow your computer down.

      Also see https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/c41a0af867b53bb0fcc1e37473e6dc7edad6bd05d18cc08dbe27e05fafa37ffc/detection

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    8. Ultimate screen recorder software for making video tutorials, product demos, YouTube videos, and game recording. Screenbits allows you to easily record anything on the screen and save it into high quality compressed video files.
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