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Fraps Alternatives for Mac

Fraps 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 50 alternatives to Fraps and 15 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Fraps are ActivePresenter, Loom, Debut and Movavi Screen Recorder.

Fraps 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 Fraps.
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  1. OBS Studio icon

    OBS Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Steam
    • FreeBSD
    142 alternatives to OBS Studio 

    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. Boasting features typically only found in commercial screen recording apps, OBS also provides one...

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    1.  Virtual camera outputUse the output from OBS Studio as your webcam's primary video source.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsOBS Studio can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Dark ModeOBS Studio supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Transitions EffectsOBS Studio allows you to apply transition effects between two different scenes/pages using pre-loaded or custom animated transitions.
    5.  RTMP Live StreamingOBS Studio supports the Real Time Messaging Protocol to connect an encoder with a server.
    6.  Multi-streamingWith OBS Studio you can live streaming to multiple channels simultaneously.
    7.  Live Video EffectsOBS Studio lets you edit your video input in real time to apply new image values or add filters.
    8.  Screen SharingYou can use OBS Studio to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    9.  Custom overlaysOBS Studio allows you to add custom images or videos on top of your composition.
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    Most users think OBS Studio is a great alternative to Fraps.
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    It can record and stream video in games, applications, and on the desktop.

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    Very nice, for free, opensource

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    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.

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    OBS support screen or individual window recording, just like Fraps

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    While the primary function of OBS is broadcasting, it can be used (albeit with a little difficulty) as a screen recorder.

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    Does the same + streaming

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    Not a 'complete' alternative tough

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    ActivePresenter

    • Mac
    • Windows
    104 alternatives to ActivePresenter 

    ActivePresenter is a solution for creating screencast videos, handouts, manuals, documentation, and interactive training presentations. With the full-featured editor, ActivePresenter allows you to edit audio/video, tweak the look and feel of content, and define the branched...

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    Loom

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Google Chrome
    152 alternatives to Loom 

    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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    Debut

    • Mac
    • Windows
    103 alternatives to Debut 

    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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    Movavi Screen Recorder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    131 alternatives to Movavi Screen Recorder 

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

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    Replay Video Capture

    • Mac
    • Windows
    79 alternatives to Replay Video Capture 

    Record videos playing on your PC with ultra high quality video capture. Replay Video Capture is the ONLY screen capture application that allows you to capture videos using Background Mode. Go ahead and hide the video, or cover it with another window.

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    Screeny

    • Mac
    87 alternatives to Screeny 

    Screeny gives you the freedom to capture your videos or images at any size. You can click & drag to resize the capture area or input the exact pixel dimensions to set to the size of the capture area.

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    The all-in-one screen capture production suite. Easily capture on-screen action to a movie from start to finish. It’s the best of both worlds: the power of MediaEdit and ScreenRecord. It includes everything you need to create your presentation.

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  9. 321Soft Screen Video Recorder icon

    321Soft Screen Video Recorder

    • Mac
    • Windows
    81 alternatives to 321Soft Screen Video Recorder 

    321Soft Screen Video Recorder is designed to record your computer screen (full screen or a fixed area) into AVI video file for further purposes like editing, burning DVD, making slide show movie, etc.

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  10. MySS

    • Mac
    • Linux
    3 alternatives to MySS 

    A Simple Program Which Enables You To Have Screenshot Every 1 Minute.

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