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Apowersoft Screen Recorder Alternatives for Linux

Apowersoft Screen Recorder is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. 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 Apowersoft Screen Recorder and 14 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Apowersoft Screen Recorder are SimpleScreenRecorder, VokoscreenNG, Kazam and recordMyDesktop.

Apowersoft Screen Recorder 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 Apowersoft Screen Recorder.
This page was last updated Jun 24, 2022
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Online

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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.

  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.

  4. Kazam is a simple screen recording program that will capture the content of your screen and record a video file that can be played by any video player that supports VP8/WebM video format.

    Discontinued

    The latest version (1.4.5) is from 2014.

  5. 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.



  6. Kooha

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Kooha is a simple screen recorder built with GTK. It allows you to record your screen and also audio from your microphone or desktop.

  7. 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.

  8. ScreenStudio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

  9. UniCam

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    A cross-platform open-source webcam viewer.

  10. 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.

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