LICEcap can capture an area of your desktop and save it directly to .GIF (for viewing in web browsers, etc) or .LCF (see below). LICEcap is an intuitive but flexible application (for Windows and now OSX), that is designed to be lightweight and function with high performance.

Features and options:

Record directly to .GIF or .LCF.
Move the screen capture frame while recording.
Pause and restart recording, with optional inserted text messages.
Global hotkey (shift+space) to toggle pausing while recording
Adjustable maximum recording framerate, to allow throttling CPU usage.
Basic title frame, with or without text.
Record mouse button presses.
Display elapsed time in the recording.

License

Free

Supported Platforms

Mac Windows

LICEcap is listed in

Screen Recording

Link to official LICEcap site

Official Website

Features

GIF recording Record desktop activity Capture Screen / Take screenshots Add a feature

Category

Photos & Graphics

Tags

animated-gif-creator gif-recording record-desktop-activity screen-capture screen-grab

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works great, prefer it for making gifs over sharex

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