Open source Screen capture

CamStudio

CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files. (GPL)

Windows

Greenshot

Greenshot is a revolutionary screenshot tool optimized for productivity. (GPL)

Windows

Peek

Peek creates animated GIF screencasts using FFmpeg and ImageMagick. It was built for the specific use case of recording screen areas, e.g., for easily showing UI features of your own apps or for showing a bug in bug reports (GPL)

Linux

ShareX

ShareX is an open source program that lets you take screenshots or screencasts of any selected area with a single key, save them in your clipboard, hard disk or instantly upload them to over 40 different file hosting services. (GPL)

Windows

Shutter

Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, apply different effects to it, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window. (GPL)

Linux

SimpleScreenRecorder

SimpleScreenRecorder is a screen recorder for Linux. Despite the name, this program is actually quite complex. It's simple in the sense that it's easier to use than other screen capture programs. (GPL)

Linux

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