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 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Fraps are ActivePresenter (Freemium), Loom (Freemium), Debut (Freemium) and Movavi Screen Recorder (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 5, 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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      OBS Studio vs Fraps opinions
      Most users think OBS Studio is a great alternative to Fraps.
      Shujin It can record and stream video in games, applications, and on the desktop.
      Top positive comment  about 6 years ago

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      OBS support screen or individual window recording, just like Fraps
      Top positive comment  about 6 years ago

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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.
      Top negative comment  over 3 years ago

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      Very nice, for free, opensource
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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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.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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      Does the same + streaming
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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      Not a 'complete' alternative tough
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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    2. ActivePresenter is a solution for creating screencast videos, handouts, manuals, documentation, and interactive training presentations.
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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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    3. 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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    4. With Movavi Screen Recorder, you can save everything that happens on your desktop. RECORD SCREENS
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    5. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      A Simple Program Which Enables You To Have Screenshot Every 1 Minute.
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    6. 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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    7. Video capture, screen recording, in-video questions, call to actions, video management, sharing, LMS integrations, hosting, analytics, and closed captioning inside one app.
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    8. 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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