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. [NOTE: Apowersoft Screen Recorder is available for free online at http://www.apowersoft.com/free-online-screen-recorder . The Windows version is commercial.
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    2. Istanbul is a desktop session recorder for the Free Desktop. It records your session into an Ogg Theora video file. To start the recording, you click on its icon in the notification area. To stop you click its icon again. It works on GNOME, KDE, XFCE and others.
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    3. Next-generation of bug reporting: QAReplay 💡 A screen recorder uses little disk storage. 💡 Instant replay tool for software testing. 💡 Save your time on issue creation and explanation.
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    4. PlayClaw is game video recording and streaming tool with various overlays.
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    5. SCREEN2EXE is a free utility designed in order to create instant screen demos with the highest compression ratio in the world! The paid version, called SCREEN2SWF, allows in addition to save the video in SWF or AVI format.
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    6. Lightstream is a powerful, live-streaming studio that runs through your browser so you can stream shows from any internet connected computer with the utmost simplicity.
    7. A light application for instant recording of events happening on the monitor and saving that to an AVI file at high quality.
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    8. oRipa Screen Recorder is a handy tool to record your Windows desktop activities in real time and save it as a video file. oRipa Screen Recorder also captures anything you can hear on your PC, such as, music and talking through the PCs microphone.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.2.2, was released on Nov. 8, 2006. You can still download it from kioskea.net

    9. GameCam is an in-game recording software that captures video while you play and can capture screenshots with multiple screenshot image formats. It supports both DirectX capture and OpenGL.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.6.1, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    10. Screen recorder DemoCreator, software to record screen activity to video to create software tutorials, website demos. Powerful desktop recorder to make screen demos for training and presentation.
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