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SimpleScreenRecorder Alternatives for Mac

SimpleScreenRecorder is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to SimpleScreenRecorder and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to SimpleScreenRecorder are Camtasia Studio, ActivePresenter, Loom and ScreenFlow.

SimpleScreenRecorder 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 SimpleScreenRecorder.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

SimpleScreenRecorder is a Linux screen recorder that supports X11 and OpenGL. It is easy to use, feature-rich, and has a...

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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.

    OBS Studio vs SimpleScreenRecorder opinions
    Almost everyone thinks OBS Studio is a great alternative to SimpleScreenRecorder.

    OBS doesn't have pause feature, you should stop your video whenever you need to pause it.

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    OBS is a high-quality streaming/recording software because of its lack of watermarks being plastered across the record. OBS is a little difficult to use but it is worth it in its overall product. Fraps is equally as good in my opinion.

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  2. 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 Screencast.

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    Some users think Camtasia Studio is a great alternative to SimpleScreenRecorder, some don't.

  3. ActivePresenter is a solution for creating screencast videos, handouts, manuals, documentation, and interactive training presentations.

  4. Loom icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Google Chrome

    Easy and free screen recorder for Mac, Windows, and Chromebooks. Record your camera and screen with audio directly from your Chrome browser and share the video with your team, friends, and family.

  5. Capture the contents of your entire desktop at the same time as your video camera, microphone and computer's audio. Sophisticated editing tools allow you to create incredible screencasts in no time.


  6. Debut is a screen capture and video recording software that records videos from your screen, webcam or other video devices. Capture your entire desktop or a selected portion and save the recorded videos as avi, flv, wmv or other video file formats.

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  7. Combining screencasting, desktop control, and an interactive whiteboard in one app, you’ll never have to turn your back to the class or audience again.

  8. Screenflick icon


    • Mac

    Screenflick features high performance screen capturing for smooth, fluid motion up to 60 fps. Screenflick can record any portion of the screen, simultaneously recording audio from internal or external microphones and the system audio.

  9. With Movavi Screen Recorder, you can save everything that happens on your desktop.

  10. BetterRecorder icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    BetterRecorder is a screen recorder for mac, it can record screen with desktop internal audio, webcam video and microphone audio.

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