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Kazam Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Kazam for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux 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 Kazam and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Kazam are SimpleScreenRecorder, VokoscreenNG, recordMyDesktop and Krut.

Kazam 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 Kazam.
This page was last updated Apr 5, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Kazam is a simple screen recording program that will capture the content of your screen and record a video file that can be...

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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.

    OBS Studio vs Kazam opinions
    Most users think OBS Studio is a great alternative to Kazam.

    You can also make streamings.

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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.



  3. VokoscreenNG is a user friendly screencaster for Linux and Windows. It is a continuation of the now discontinued Vokoscreen project that has been totally rewritten from scratch using Qt and GStreamer.

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    Less choice for output format but does the job. Allows webcam cast.

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  4. 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.

  5. Krut

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Krut is a screencast tool that is written in Java and well suited for making video tutorials (instructional videos) on most platforms. Krut records movie files, including sound, of selected parts of your screen. The files use the quicktime mov format.

    Discontinued

    Last update is from mid-2015.



  6. With over 5 million installs, Screencastify is the most popular screen recorder extension for Google Chrome.

  7. ScreenRec

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    If you spend too much time on email and chat, try sending instant video messages and screenshots with ScreenRec. You'll get your point across faster and save precious hours.

  8. glc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    OpenGL video capture application. Easy and fast. Totally worth the try.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.8, released in May 2008, can be still downloaded from GitHub. Latest commit dates back to July 2013.

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  9. Tibesti Screencaster

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Record your desktop, speaker output and microphone at once, then output it to WebM, Ogg, or Matroska files. If you have the necessary codecs, you can even output to an AVI file or Matroska and h264.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.2.8, released in April 2011, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

  10. xvidcap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A small tool to capture things going on on an X-Windows display to either individual frames or an MPEG video similar to tools such as Lotus ScreenCam or Camtasia.

    Discontinued

    The latest release was the 2009-07-14https://sourceforge.net/projects/xvidcap/files/xvidcap/

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