Questions tagged [screen-recording]

Software for recording screen and audio activity on your computer, such as recording software demonstrations and game play in games.

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What is a screen recorder with mouse movement and can save the recording as video?

I'm looking for screen recording software that supports: dynamic zooming of the page captures mouse movements allows captions to be overlaid stop/continue recording sound recording saves as standard ...
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A free, lightweight but quality video capture software for Windows?

I want to record some tutorials / workings of my programs / desktop activities / old-school gaming in Windows 8.1. I tried a few video capture programs, but the results didn't satisfy me. I tried: ...
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Record screen to animated GIF on Linux (alternative to LICEcap)

I use LICEcap fairly extensively when answering questions on Stack Exchange - its a VERY intuitive tool for making gif-based screen captures You open the application, select an area to record, ...
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Screen-recording GIF 'video' tool for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a free program that allows me to record my screen and save the 'video' as an animated GIF. This will be useful when making instructions / steps to do something. Requirements: free (...
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Software to capture screen and create tutorial about using some software [duplicate]

My team is developing some software and we need to make some tutorials about it. Which software can I use to capture screen actions (keyboard and mouse events, software responses)? If possible, ...
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A screencasting tool for streaming programming tutorial?

I am asked to teach a programming class in a live video stream over the web. Everything seems to go well, but I've just found out that stream quality will be limited to Resolution: below (1024px * ...
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Record screen section as animated GIF

Often while trying to explain a problem I have with my PC, a screenshot is not enough. Is there a tool that lets you capture a section of the screen and save it to a .gif file? It needs to Work on ...
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.webm recorder like LICEcap

I've used LICEcap for a few years and always recorded pixel art with it with only a few colours. I started recording other 'stuff' with more colours lately but the quality was very bad. Example http://...
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Screen capture tool with uploading to a server for Ubuntu?

I'm using Ubuntu and I'm looking for a tool that can make a screenshot, upload it to a server and give me a link. There are tons of similar programs for other operating systems. For example: http://...
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Screen Recorder for Ubuntu

I'm looking for free (gratis) software for Ubuntu that allows me to easily record the screen. I don't exactly have the best computer ever so I'm also looking for low ram consumption. Recording of ...
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screen recorder that saves incoming audio

I am going to be joining a couple of Skype sessions and I would like to record just the screen and incoming audio. Is there an screen recorder for Skype that can record incoming audio but not outgoing ...
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Screen recording software for Chrome OS

I wish to start a YouTube channel playing City of Steam, and some other games like Happy Wheels. There are many services such as Screencastify which will record the screen, record my voice and embed ...
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Android-Windows 8: What software do you recommend to screencast playing a game?

What software do you recommend to make a screencast of a game? Similar to this would be ideal. For Windows 8, I have seen that Camtasia is good for other software in the desktop.. but Is it different ...
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Screen recorder for Ubuntu 18.04 (Wayland)

Ubuntu 18.04 uses Wayland, which gtk-recordmydesktop does not support (AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_pixel'). I ried pressing Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R it freezed my computer and I ...
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Screen record software for Android (unrooted Kit Kat)

I'm looking for screen recording software for my phone (Android 4.4.2). I am aware of Android Authority's list, but can't/won't use their choices because (*deep breath*) their top choice, AZ Screen ...
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Screen recording to gif showing which keys are pressed for Microsoft Windows

I'm looking for a program running on Microsoft Windows 7 that allows users to: screen record to gif; shows which keys are pressed during the recording; (<-- this is the future missing on the gif ...