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Open Source Screenbits Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Screenbits is OBS Studio. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Screenbits and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Screenbits are SimpleScreenRecorder, VokoscreenNG, Kazam and CamStudio.

Screenbits 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 Screenbits.
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  • Windows
  • Steam

Ultimate screen recorder software for game recording, video tutorials, product demos, YouTube videos and more. Screenbits...

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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.

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  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.

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  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.

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  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.

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    CamStudio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    Record your computer screen with audio input from Mic or Speakers. Also shows mouse clicks in addition to the regular cursor. Simple interface with ability to record in AVI or export as swf.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.7 r316, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    Warning

    As described on VirusTotal comment (https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/1ddb733efb11769a05cc735d555e9a4df92c4cdf29fa47ea3864e57e67dcf884/analysis/1411383540/): if you download CamStudio from SourceForge.net, the VirusTotal results are 0/53. After installing this SF version, it immediately says that there is an update available. When the link is clicked, it takes you to camstudio.org, which has a zip file that, scanned with VirusTotal, gives you 15/53 result. So do NOT download and install the "update": it's a malware. Installer as of 09/22/2014.

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    ScreenCam

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    ScreenCam is a free and open-source Android app to record screen using native API and without root. It can record sound from the speaker and is configurable, letting you change the recording format and location of save files among other options.

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  7. 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.

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    Screencast Capture Lite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Accord.NET Framework

    Screencast Capture Lite is a tool to continuously capture the desktop screen, storing this information in video files. The application supports recording from the primary screen, from a chosen window or from a fixed region.

    Discontinued

    Latest commit to the project was made on Nov 25, 2017. And latest version was released on Sep 16, 2016.

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    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.

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    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.

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