Nvidia ShadowPlay Alternatives

    Nvidia ShadowPlay is described as 'ShadowPlay is a graphics-accelerated overlay to record and share high-quality gameplay videos, screenshots, and livestreams' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Nvidia ShadowPlay for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Nvidia ShadowPlay are Camtasia Studio (Paid), MSI Afterburner (Free), Bandicam Screen Recorder (Freemium) and VokoscreenNG (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. TinyTake is a free screen capture software for Microsoft Windows. With TinyTake, you can capture images and videos of your computer screen, add comments and share them with others in minutes. TinyTake is built by MangoApps and is available for free.
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    2. Free video screencast recording right from Gmail. It captures your voice, and anything you want to show that's on your screen. It uploads directly as a link in your Gmail to your screencast video. Use it for education, customer service, or anything that you want to share.
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    3. ScreenStudio is an easy screen recording that will let you create screencast or live streaming of your desktop. It does support multiple desktops, multiple webcams and text labels.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Open Capture and Analytics Tool. If you want to know how well a game is performing on your machine in real-time with low overhead. It supports all major APIs on Windows – Direct3D® 11, 12 and Vulkan® – and can show an in-game overlay.
    4. A freeware application that lets users stream high quality content similar to XSplit Broadcaster and Flash Media Live Encoder. Currently, the application is in early stages of development. This project is actively looking for dedicated testers.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.7.0.25, released on December 3rd, 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.



    5. Vov Screen Recorder is handy tool to record the computer screen, i.e., record the ongoing activities on the screen.
    6. Record what you see on your PC screen exactly as it appears. GOM Cam also records all audio outputs from your PC, allowing you to make more dynamic videos. Record your computer screen, webcam video or games, and share with others on YouTube, Google Drive or Facebook.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Taksi is a utility that allows you to take screenshots and record video clips of your favourite games and other 3D-graphics applications. Inspired by Fraps .

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last stable version, 0.7.6, was released in June 2006, and last beta version, 0.7.7.9, in July 2010. They can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    7. There exist a lot of screen recorders, but all lack the speed for doing some full screen recording. The speed is just to low or cpu to high. Online compression can only be done with some real-time disk eating codecs.... Even the 300$ cam... studio is slow.

      Discontinued

      Download and source code links are broken, seems abandoned.

    8. Snapz Pro X allows you to effortlessly record anything on your screen, saving it as a QuickTime® movie or screenshot that can be e-mailed, put up on the web, or passed around however you want.
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