8 Best Screen Recorders for Desktop Screen Recording in Linux

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7 Responses

  1. matt sone says:

    Good to know these screen record tools and thanks for the sharing. I always use acethinker screen recorder to make screencast on my Linux desktop, It is a web-based tool that lets you record your screen right from your browser. free and simple to use, you might add it to your list.

  2. Biffster says:

    Sorry to comment on such an old article: This article gives a reader a general idea of what screen recording software is available for Linux. However, it would have been more helpful if there had been some editorial content to go with the reviews.

    You listed the basics about each software, but if you included something like “We found that Kazam works excellently when a user just wants to record video, but if you want to do more than routine adjustments, one of the other packages will do better.”

    Or list some negative features for packages, like “VLC can be used as a screen recorder, but we can’t really recommend it due to it’s clunkiness. Stick to using VLC to view videos and choose a dedicated application.”

  3. Jalal Hajigholamali says:


    Thanks a lot for nice article

  4. Emiliano says:

    Please mention that OBS has a BIG PROBLEM with Intel graphic cards used in almost any home laptop. (Linux and Windows, both with the same problem)
    Link: https://obsproject.com/forum/threads/intel-hd-graphics-directx.13138/


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