Free OBS Studio Alternatives

    The best free alternative to OBS Studio is SimpleScreenRecorder, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to OBS Studio and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to OBS Studio are XSplit Broadcaster (Freemium), Bandicam Screen Recorder (Freemium), Streamlabs OBS (Freemium, Open Source) and VokoscreenNG (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

    1. PlayClaw is game video recording and streaming tool with various overlays.
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    2. 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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      ScreenStudio vs OBS Studio opinions
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      Its support all Linux distribution
      Positive comment 9 months ago

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      mblithium ScreenStudio is one of the few programs I found to make lives on linux similar to what OBS does. It is functional for those who don't have newer drivers.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    3. 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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    4. 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.

    5. 🤔Have you encountered problems with poor voice recording quality? ?? Do you need to record voice memos conveniently? 🧐 Are you troubled that you can't quickly find the clips you want to listen to when playing back the audio recording?
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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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    6. Vov Screen Recorder is handy tool to record the computer screen, i.e., record the ongoing activities on the screen.
    7. [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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    8. All-in-one streaming software with an amazing community, 24 hour support team, and 50% less CPU than OBS. Stop streaming like it's 1998, download it now!

      Discontinued

      As of October 17th, 2018, Bebo has dropped support for streaming and is focusing on a tournaments based project instead.

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      • 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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