Screencast-O-Matic Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Screencast-O-Matic for Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, Chrome and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Screencast-O-Matic.

Free version Records up to 15 minutes, premium is $15/year. Easy way to create a video recording of your screen (aka screencast). you can upload it to screencast-o-matic. If your looking for more info about Screencast-O-Matic like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/27/2018 1:13:00 PM

Alternatives to Screencast-O-Matic for all platforms with any license

  • SimpleScreenRecorder

    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. The recording can be paused and resumed at any time. Many different file formats and codecs are supported, and easy to add more. Created 2012-13 and currently maintained code: https://github .

    • Its Different Yes But its Almost the same everything is user friendly Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Free and Open Source linux alternative of window program like Screencast-O-Matic. shahmoeenApr 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Camtasia Studio

    Produce videos for the web using the industry-leading H.264 format. No tweaks or technospeak, just sparkling HD-quality video with compact file sizes...every single time. Two existing production presets (blog and web) and three new presets (YouTube, HD display, and take advantage of the new format. Create eye-catching training, presentation and demo videos…the easy way. Camtasia screen recording software is streamlined, intuitive and makes you look like a pro.

    • Screencast-o-matic is a small, consumer level tool, much more like TechSmith Snagit than the professional-level Camtasia Studio. Guest • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Bandicam Screen Recorder

    Record Everything (Game + PC screen) and save it as AVI, MP4 files. Bandicam is the best Game, Video, and Screen recording software. You can record WOW, Minecraft, iTunes, YouTube, PowerPoint, Webcam, Skype, Video chatting, Streaming video and the desktop screen without lagging. Bandicam compresses the video while recording and uses much lower CPU/GPU/RAM usage, and it fully supports the hardware accelerated h.

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

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  • Kazam

    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. Optionally you can record sound from any sound input device that is supported and visible by PulseAudio.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • CamStudio

    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 ( if you download CamStudio from, 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, 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.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Jing

    Jing takes a picture or video of the users computer screen and uploads it to the Web or save locally to your computer. An URL is automatically created and can be shared with others to view or access the uploaded file. You can use the image tools to add text, highlight existing text, or add an arrow or a rectangle to annotate your capture. With Jing you can take captures quicker than with similar applications.

    Free Mac Windows

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  • recordMyDesktop

    recordMyDesktop is a desktop session recorder for GNU / Linux that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at it's primary task. As such, the program is separated in two parts; a simple command line tool that performs the basic tasks of capturing and encoding and an interface that exposes the program functionality in a usable way.

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version,, released in December 2008, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • oCam

    oCam is a video recording program that can record video to be played on the monitor via your PC. It can record effectively many internet video including online game using a variety of formats by unlimited length advantages. Additionally, You can use GIF recording function and WEB-CAM recording function in this solution.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • VokoScreen

    A small program to create screen videos including sound recording. Although this program is really small and inconspicious, it includes exceeding capabilities to generate training videos, installation videos, browser and Skype recordings.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Screencastify

    With over 5 million installs, Screencastify is the most popular screen recorder extension for Google Chrome. First, choose what you want to record. You have 3 options - your current browser tab, entire desktop, or just your webcam. Include your microphone audio to narrate over your recording, or embed your webcam into a corner of the screen to add a personal touch. During your recording, use the annotation tools to spice up your video.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome OS ... Chrome

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  • Wink

    Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software (like a tutor for MS-Word/Excel etc). Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users. Multilingual support: Works in English, French, German, Italian, Danish, Spanish, Serbian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese and Simplified/Traditional Chinese.

    • Discontinued No longer updated. Last version, version 2.0 build 1060, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Windows Linux

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  • iSpring Free Cam

    iSpring Free Cam is fast and easy screen recording software for Windows. Select all or part of your screen, or a specific application to capture. Record your microphone, system audio, or both; highlight your mouse cursor, and add simulated mouse click effects. After you're done recording, edit your screencast with the built-in audio/video editor. Save your screencast as a video file, or publish directly to your YouTube channel in just one click. 100% Free!

    Free Windows

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  • ApowerREC

    As a cross-platform screen recorder, ApowerREC can be used to record full HD screen or record camera along with screen simultaneously. This app allows you to record games, live streams, video chats, and other screen activities easily and it has a great ability to keep videos synchronized with audio. Besides, recording webcam or capturing screen together with a webcam is also feasible, and you can record a video chat or make a tutorial video with this screen recording software.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone iPad

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  • PresentationTube

    PresentationTube Recorder helps you to record and share quality video presentations in a new way. The video recorder allows you to narrate and annotate PowerPoint slides and computer screen and synchronize a variety of essential visual media, including webcam video, whiteboard, Web browser, and YouTube video.

    Free Windows Web

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  • Green Recorder

    A simple yet functional desktop recorder for Linux systems. Built using Python, GTK+ 3 and ffmpeg. It supports recording audio and video on almost all Linux interfaces. Also supports Wayland display server on GNOME session. The following formats are currently supported: mkv, avi, mp4, wmv and nut (And only WebM for Wayland's GNOME session). You can stop the recording process easily by right-clicking the icon and choosing "Stop Record".

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Movavi Screen Capture

    Looking for a screen video recorder that would fit all your needs? With Movavi Screen Capture you can record videos from websites, capture Skype calls, create program tutorials and take high-quality screenshots. Download the trial version from the official website and see how easy it is to capture your screen!

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • ShowMore

    ShowMore website offers free online screen recorder for you to record any screen activity/webcam as videos along with audio from different sources (system sound, microphone and both). Using it, you can easily record live streams, capture gameplay or even make videos for YouTube. Additionally, it also supports adding annotations while recording to make video more intuitive. It also comes with built-in media player and the feature to trim video.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Web

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  • Screenbird

    Screenbird is a browser based, no-sign in screen recorder. It's cross platform, and built for collaboration. From there you can push videos to Youtube, or create an outline for it, download a copy for backup. The co-create feature allows different people to create designated sections of a single video.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux





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