Download Recorder - Best Software & Apps

  • Free Screen Recorder

    8.2.0.518

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Ideal for making quick screen movies

    8
    3080 votes
    • PROS: Nice and easy layout, Tools for making presentations, Free to use and pretty powerful
    • CONS: Basic compared to paid programs, Not a pretty menu, but certainly functional
  • Automatic Call Recorder

    5.24

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free utilities & tools app for Android, by Appliqato

    8
    25 votes
    • Audacity

      2.2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Free virtual studio for Windows computers

      7
      6650 votes
      • PROS: Works with all popular audio formats, Contains all relevant filters and tools
      • CONS: Crashes occasionally, Program interface no longer appropriate
    • Free PC Audio Recorder

      3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Save your calls and more with Free PC Audio Recorder

      7
      237 votes
      • PROS: Record calls game audio videos and more., Choose the file quality and size., Easy to use.
      • CONS: Very basic
    • Icecream Screen Recorder

      5.32

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Professional and Streamlined Screen Recording Software

      7
      313 votes
      • PROS: Comparable to more well-known screen capture packages., The additional ability to record videos as well as to save standard images.
      • CONS: As opposed to more streamlined plug-ins the file size is 49 megabytes., High-definition videos may not render properly upon playback and not all codecs are supported.
    • Call Recorder - Automatic

      1.1.55

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A Free program for Android‚ by Tap.pm

      8
      3 votes
      • Bandicam Screen Recorder

        4.1.4.1412

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Screen Recorder, Screencast, Camtasia alternative

        6
        3715 votes
        • PROS: Two capture modes, Ability to resize the capture area, Supports lots of codecs and formats
        • CONS: Videos may have lag problems
      • Audio Recorder

        Pro 3.53

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android
        Mac

        Go Beyond Recording with Audio Recorder

        6
        312 votes
        • PROS: Record straight to MP3., Tweak file size and quality., Record various input sources.
        • CONS: Not a great interface design., Could have more features for the price tag.
      • Automatic Call Recorder™ Pro

        1.3.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone
        Android

        A free program for iphone

        8
        18 votes
        • Free Screen Recorder

          6.8.8.8

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          User-Friendly Screen Recorder for Personal Computers

          9
          221 votes
          • PROS: The basic version is free of charge, Free Screen Recorder can be used by those with little technical experience
          • CONS: Access to advanced features will require a paid subscription, Files can only be saved in a limited number of formats
        • Action!

          2.8.2

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Professional High-Definition Screen and Game Recorder

          7
          3203 votes
          • PROS: A very easy software package to use, 60 frames per second allow for high-definition playback, Files can be shared across multiple devices if required
          • CONS: Higher frame rates will inevitably take up more memory, Users do not have the ability to customize these frame rates (predetermined rates are provided)
        • mp3DirectCut

          2.24

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Non-destructive audio editor and recorder for MP3

          7
          2386 votes
          • Apowersoft Screen Recorder

            3.0.6

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Android

            Schedule screen recordings

            6
            1367 votes
            • PROS: Record entire screen or regions , Schedule recordings and shutdown times, Can capture computer or microphone audio
            • CONS: Links appear in the middle of menus and toolbars
          • Multi-Camera Recorder

            01.03.00.02

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Capture video from your Multi-Camera and save to your hard drive.

            6
            44 votes
            • PROS: Very easy to use. Own video playback format. Can record multiple video. can use the PTZ camera.
            • CONS: Supports very few formats. Can be difficult to setup
          • Sound Recorder Professional

            1.24

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            The most advanced digital audio recorder for Windows

            7
            108 votes
            • Voice Recorder

              2.4.5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android

              Free pocket recorder

              7
              21 votes
              • PROS: Very practical, Option to send recordings by email, Includes a widget, Schedule recordings
              • CONS: Not the most attractive design
            • Nero Wave Editor

              14.0.0020

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Free Simple but Powerful Audio Recorder and Editor

              7
              259 votes
              • PROS: Simple but powerful audio recording and editing, Non-destructive editing with full preview and undo features, Compatible with all major audio file formats
              • CONS: Limited feature set compared to some competitors, Software details hard to find on the developer's site raising doubts about future development and support
            • LoiLo Game Recorder

              1.1.0.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Your free first step to becoming a YouTube superstar

              7
              195 votes
              • PROS: Free, Plenty of capture options, Easy to add commentary, Quick Youtube upload feature
              • CONS: Comes bundled with trial of LoiLo video editing software
            • Alcohol 120%

              2.0.3.8806

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              CD and DVD recorder that can also create virtual drives

              7
              2712 votes
              • Automatic Call Recorder for Me

                varies-with-device

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                A free business & productivity app for Android, by Apalon Apps

                9
                4 votes
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