Bandicam is a lightweight screen recorder for Windows that can capture anything on your PC screen. Also, it makes it possible to record a certain area on a PC screen, or capture a game that uses the DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan graphic technologies.
- - Bandicam is the most popular Windows alternative to Smartpixel.
- - Bandicam is the most popular free alternative to Smartpixel.
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.
- - CamStudio is the most popular Open Source alternative to Smartpixel.
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.
Capture your screen in a intuitive and straightforward way without distractions.
- - Kooha is the most popular Linux alternative to Smartpixel.
Action! allows real-time recording/capture of Windows Aero desktop in a superb HD video quality. With Action! you can record web player videos, your gameplay, display game framerates, add live audio commentary to create high quality tutorials, record music, capture screenshots...
- - Action! is the most popular commercial alternative to Smartpixel.
Designed for content creators, Elgato Game Capture is a professional videogame recording and live-streaming software for Windows.
ShadowPlay is a graphics-accelerated overlay to record and share high-quality gameplay videos, screenshots, and livestreams.
Nvidia ShadowPlay Features
Gamecaster is a graphical user interface for open source framework 'glc'. It can capture real time footage of any game that uses ALSA for sound and OpenGL for drawing. Gamecaster can also encode any captured .glc file into webm video format.
last version 0.3 and released 2012
VSDC Free Screen Recorder is an easy-to-use lightweight screen recorder software that lets you capture your PC screen and save it in the MP4 format. It lets you capture the entire desktop screen, a selected area or even a videogame window of any resolution.
HitPaw Screen Recorder is beyond a screen recorder. It is also a live streaming software with interesting elements to make your live streaming more attractive.
- - HitPaw Screen Recorder is the most popular Mac alternative to Smartpixel.
Free Screen Video Recorder is a compact, yet full-featured screen video recorder and screenshot capture tool that allows you to easily record screen activities and capture anything on the screen including windows, objects, menus, full screen and rectangular regions.
Ultimate screen recorder software for game recording, video tutorials, product demos, YouTube videos and more. Screenbits allows you to capture screen content, system sound, microphone and camera into HD/4K quality video files.