Free Screencasting Tools

Below are some screencasting tools you can use to record video screencasts before finalizing with a video editor. Consider Dedicated Hosting for additional server resources and storage.

Simple Screen Recorder

Simple Screen Recorder for Linux offers in-depth video and audio recording options, preset storage, and previews.


Kazam for Linux includes only the basic features to record the desktop and audio input options.

OBS Studio

OBS Studio for Windows, Mac, and Linux is the popular tool used by many YouTube and Twitch personalities to broadcast live.

VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player for Windows, Mac, and Linux doesn’t only play and stream media. VLC has a Capture mode to record broadcasts.

Learn more about screencasting in our Live Broadcasting section.

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