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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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Sooraj (PS)

I usually stick to the inbuilt screen capture of macOS and when I used to work with windows I usually went with Bandicam

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Chris Bongers

OBS or Loom, depending on if it needs editing

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bimlas

Because OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) can even record live chat, it’s perfect for recording video conferences so you can take notes later.

If supported by your desktop environment, you can even assign a keyboard shortcut to start recording immediately with the latest settings.

obs --startrecording --minimize-to-tray
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ZDev1Official

Woah thanks!

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Chinmay Anand

Zscreen recorder and its pretty good

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Hrishi Mittal

Screenflow

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Giorgos Sarigiannidis

ShareX (getsharex.com/)

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Arun Murugan

OBS

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Joel Rozen

I used to just use QuickTime, but have since switched to Loom and love it.

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Andrew Baisden

I use Quicktime it does the job. If I wanted something even more advanced then I would try something else.

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David Snyder

OBS

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patryk20120

Definitely OBS, it gives you possibility of "live" editing like changing scenes with transitions or overlay stuff on video sources.

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Vishnu Dileesh

Kazam and StreamYard

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Adam Davis

Mac has a built-in screen recorder with Shift+Cmd+5 so that's what I use. I use iMovie for any minor edits that need to be done.

I rarely work with video, so pre-installed apps with limited feature sets work just fine for me.

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Kah • Edited on

For short recordings as GIFs, ScreenToGif

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Ryan Collins

OBS, and then Davinci Resolv if any editing needs to be done. Some things that graphics and titles can be done live in OBS instead of in Post. The results are usually good enough to save you time in editing.

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Lucas Zarza

Loom has never let me down!

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