List of free screen recorders for Windows 7,8, 10 and macOS X. The ultimate list of free screen recorders to download.
Free screen recorder often comes with screen recording, taking screenshot capability as well as a drawing tools kit or a built-in video editor. There are many options for Windows and Mac users to choose from simple to professional recording software. Recently, I have tested more than 20 free screen recorders from publishers all over the world and filtered out the best free software in this topic.
List of free screen recorders and where to download
ActivePresenter is not only a powerful, professional free screen recorder but also a simple to use video editor and rapid elearning authoring tool. You can make use of it to create tutorial videos, product demos and advertising videos rapidly. If you are looking for a light weight, no watermark, no time limit, easy to use software, then try ActivePresenter.
VSDC is another good free screen recorder you can use to create long screencasting videos. It has all tools you need for capturing video and narration. Regardless of the simple interface, the quality of the videos is really nice. Like ActivePresenter, VSDC free screen recorder will not leave a watermark on your recording too.
OBS Studio is the most popular, open source free screen recorder and live streaming program in the world now. Although, OBS does not provide editing tools like VSDC and ActivePresenter, but its built-in features for games capture and live streaming gained our trust. It is not easy to use OBS at the first time since its interface is slightly different from the others. However, once you get familiar with it, you will love it.
Ezvid is one of my favorite free screen recorder behind the above mentioned tools. It is really simple to use with some unique features that you can only get in professional, paid screen recorders. For example, you can choose music background for the video, import videos, images into the editing windows to make a full video.
Although Icecream free screen recorder offer only 10 minutes recording without watermark and no video editing tools at all, but it is also one of my favorite screen capture tools. It has full of options for recording video from computer’s screen, webcam, outline tools and more.
Flash Back Express is an elegant, easy to use free screen recorder that you can download and install on your computer quickly. Although, you need to register an account to start using it, but their unique recording features won’t let you down for sure.
xSplit Broadcaster free screen recorder only allows you to record video with screen resolution below 720p and max 30fps on Windows only. However, it has no watermark and no time limit in your recordings. Added to that, xSplit Broadcaster has many surprising functions you can try as a professional streaming platform. If you are a gamer, you should try it.
It would be a huge mistake if we don’t mention about Bandicam, one of the most interesting free screen recorder for game play. It is not only powerful, professional tool but also very easy to use. While its free version will leave a watermark on your recording, then by purchasing paid version, the watermark will be removed and you will also have more than 24 hours recording time.
Aiseesoft is one of the most light weight, easy to use screen screen recorder I’ve ever reviewed. Regardless of the some limitations on their free version such as a watermark on recording video which his longer than 2 minutes and the lack of video editing tools, it is still a great choice for someone who is hunting for simple and easy tools.
10. iSpring free cam
Recently, I tested iSpring free cam for recording capability and must admit that this is a good free video recording software you can use. Despite the fact that you don’t have various set up options like the above mentioned tools. But it is free and easy to use without either watermark or time limit. You also have some simple video editing tool like trim, delete video and possible to upload directly to YouTube. Take a look at this software.
Tiny Take is a free screen recorder software for using in Windows. You can fully capture windows screen without watermark and save to Tiny Take cloud with max. 2GB as well as share your video directly to YouTube or Vimeo.
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