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Screencast-O-Matic Alternatives for Linux

Screencast-O-Matic 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 Screencast-O-Matic and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Screencast-O-Matic are SimpleScreenRecorder, VokoscreenNG, Kazam and recordMyDesktop.

Screencast-O-Matic 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 Screencast-O-Matic.
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  • 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.

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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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    Almost everyone thinks SimpleScreenRecorder is a great alternative to Screencast-O-Matic.

    Its Different Yes But its Almost the same everything is user friendly

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    Free and Open Source linux alternative of window program like Screencast-O-Matic.

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    i like it when it show's me

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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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  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.

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    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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    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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    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.

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  9. Screenbird

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Discontinued

    The repository has been archived.

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    Tibesti Screencaster

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Record your desktop, speaker output and microphone at once, then output it to WebM, Ogg, or Matroska files. If you have the necessary codecs, you can even output to an AVI file or Matroska and h264.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.2.8, released in April 2011, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

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