Fraps is described as 'universal Windows application that can be used with games using DirectX or OpenGL graphic technology' and is a well-known app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Fraps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, the Web and iPhone. The best alternative is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Fraps are SimpleScreenRecorder (Free, Open Source), MSI Afterburner (Free), Bandicam Screen Recorder (Freemium) and VokoscreenNG (Free, Open Source).
- Full-featured screen recording and live streaming software for Mac, Windows and Linux. View 120 alternatives to OBS Studio
OBS is first and for most a Live Streaming Software. While it is far more flexible it does not come with the ease of use a dedicated screen recorder does.It can record and stream video in games, applications, and on the desktop.OBS support screen or individual window recording, just like Fraps
- Free • Open Source
- 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. View 94 alternatives to SimpleScreenRecorder
Simple, very lightweight footprint on CPU, OpenSource (need else?)Very low impact on CPU and RAM It occupies very few MB for the creation of video (with standard settings - 2 min. lenght = 10 MB approximately) Easy to use and configure
- Free • Open Source
- Tool to manage video cards. Shows video card stats (temp, GPU usage, etc.). Allows overclocking, controlling of fans, etc. View 37 alternatives to MSI Afterburner
It's free and offers a lot of functionsMSI Afterburner can record videos and display the FPS counter in your game, one of main Fraps functionality.
- Bandicam is a lightweight screen recorder for Windows that can capture anything on your PC screen. Also, it makes it possible to record a certain area on a PC screen, or capture a game that uses the DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan graphic technologies. View 96 alternatives to Bandicam Screen Recorder
The UI is more user friendly and it is a snap to use.It record, it count, it asking for money. It`s ok.