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Madza
Madza

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What do you use to record the screen?

Whether it is a YouTube tutorial, video presentation for colleagues or a screencast for other purpose, once in a while in the developer workflow you might need to record your screen.

I've mainly worked just with Free Cam and ShareX in the past.
What's your favorite tool to record the screen?

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Jason F

I use Peek to record gifs.

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Wilfred

quickTime Player on Mac OS

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Shaiju T • Edited on

I like OBS and ShareX features , but Do you know how to make below video effects, like with all Video Introduction image, Title Text, Colorful Captions, Transition effects etc

Or can we show the effects using a PPT ?

youtube.com/watch?v=2ReR1YJrNOM

Is there a free Software to Edit Video like above , to make it look professional ?

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Shaiju T

@madza , Do you any free software as i asked above ?

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Madza

One of the best and the feature rich software would be After Effects, it's paid, tho.
Here are some alternatives, some of them are free.

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Alex Lohr

OBS or GotoMeeting (web version - this obviously applies if it is an online presentation that I want to record).

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Yogi

Just press Windows + G if you are a Windows 10 user!

You will poped up with inbuilt Xbox screen recorder, and their quality is Insane.

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Dor Cohen

SimpleScreenRecorder on Linux. Simple and powerful tool.

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John Kazer

Screencastify, a chrome/edge extension. Sync with my Drive account for instant sharing.

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Pratik Singh

Windows key+G in windowws give an inbuilt mode for recording.
The quality is very nice and easy enoughΒ―_(ツ)_/Β―

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ProgramExecuter

How about phone camera πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ”₯😎😎

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Amirul Asyraf

I use Kap Open Source screen recorder or built in Mac recorder

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Joel JucΓ‘

QuickTime (macOS).

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Richard Lewis

So I've tried a lot when I was a Dev Advocate but I've settled on using Microsoft Teams in a meeting by myself and recording that way. You can do the same with zoom as well. It's low tech and just works for my needs of recording my voice and screen as I got through steps or discuss a topic.

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Jon Randy πŸŽ–οΈ • Edited on

For Linux - I use Peek - it has a simple, clean interface and can save as GIF, APNG, MP4, or WebM

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JoΓ£o Antunes

As many others in the comments, I’ve also been using OBS for some time now.
Besides using it in all my YouTube videos, also used it for streams on Twitch and other platforms.
Works like a charm!

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Winston Puckett

Win + G. It's built in :)

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