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Screen Capture (296 programs)

  1. LightShot

    5.5.0.7
    • 4.2
    • (1717 votes)

    Free lightweight Windows screen capture tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Comes with a clean interface, Creates a hidden icon, Creates shareable links, Features a built-in image editor
    CONS: Captures only images
  2. Free Screen Recorder

    10.8
    • 4
    • (6172 votes)

    Make quick on-screen movies with ease

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free screen recorder, Various powerful features, User-friendly layout, Comes with a package for presentation-making
    CONS: Old-fashioned design, Paid versions have a higher variety of features
  3. oCam

    520
    • 4.2
    • (1720 votes)

    Free screen recorder for personal use

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Completely free, It can work in conjunction with majority of common video codecs, Simple and intuitive interface, Effortless to use
    CONS: There are not as many editing options when compared to other systems, It is intended for non-commercial use only
  4. Greenshot

    1.3.205
    • 4.1
    • (415 votes)

    Free screenshot tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Captures quickly and easily, Comes with built-in image editor, Lots of preconfigurations available, Supports various plugins
    CONS: Does not allow you to alter built-in images, Does not allow reversing of dark background colors
  5. Snagit

    2022.1.1
    • 3.9
    • (3148 votes)

    A simple tool to instantly capture your PC screen

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Supports a simple installation process, Creates GIFs instantly, Doesn’t affect system resources, Features ‘Quick Screen Capture’ functionality, Offers Cloud compatibility, Comes with cross-platform markup consistency
    CONS: Doesn’t come with advanced editing tools
  6. AMCap

    9.23-build-300.6
    • 3.1
    • (1679 votes)

    Record your PC’s screen effortlessly

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Takes webcam screenshots, Detects devices automatically, Advanced video options
    CONS: Cluttered interface, No tutorials
  7. Bandicam Screen Recorder

    6.0.2.2018
    • 3.2
    • (3951 votes)

    A free screen capture program to record your screen

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Comes with two capture modes, Works well with games, Resizes the captured area, Supports multiple codecs and formats
    CONS: Places watermark in free version
  8. iTop Screen Recorder

    3.1.0.1102
    • 4
    • (8 votes)

    Free screen recorder

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to use, No recording limit, Can record video, audio, and web cam at the same time, Easy sharing to various online platform
    CONS: Basic video editing tools
  9. Snip & Sketch

    10.2008.2277
    • 4.3
    • (7 votes)

    A handy utility for screen capture

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  10. Snipping Tool++

    6.4.5
    • 3.7
    • (1387 votes)

    Easy to use and quick screenshots

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Simple interface, Easy to use, Convenient editing, Windows screenshot feature
    CONS: Limited functionality, Needs Java Runtime
  11. GifCam

    7.0
    • 4.2
    • (662 votes)

    Turn screen recordings into GIFs

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free to download and use, Captures mouse motion, Compresses coinciding frames, Provides GIF editing capabilities
    CONS: Only available for Windows
  12. FreeTV Player

    1.3
    • 3.6
    • (80 votes)

    A wide variety of TV channels from your desktop

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  13. FastStone Capture

    9.7
    • 4.1
    • (928 votes)

    An intuitive screen capturing tool

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free 30 day trial, Includes a basic image editor, Supports multiple image export options
    CONS: Only available on windows, Limited Video export options, Editing tools and features are limited
  14. Screenshot Captor

    4.36.2
    • 3.6
    • (1294 votes)

    Capture your PC screen instantly and easily

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Offers multiple configuration options, Doesn’t affect system resources, Free to use, Comes with effects and filters
    CONS: Outdated and cluttered interface
  15. PC Screen Capture

    2.3
    • 3.8
    • (947 votes)

    Free software to capture images within a computer screen

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: This bundle is freeware, so there is no charge during a download., It will require a relatively small memory footprint.
    CONS: Not as advanced as other packages which require a subscription., Will not work with the latest version of Windows.
  16. LICEcap

    1.28
    • 3.9
    • (187 votes)

    An easy-to-use screen recorder!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Simple and clean interface, Records to LCF and GIF, Movable screen during recording, Customizable FPS selection
    CONS: No editing features, Large-sized output files
  17. ShareX

    14.1.0
    • 4.2
    • (157 votes)

    Free and powerful screenshot-grabbing program

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Huge range of tools and features, Free and open source, Impressive screen capture capabilities, Supports wide array of sharing destinations
    CONS: Features beside screen capture can take a long while fully learn
  18. iSpring Free Cam

    8.7.0
    • 4.2
    • (65 votes)

    Capture Your Computer Screen for Your World to See

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Solid media recording solution, Hot key support, Supports high-quality video recordings, One-click direct upload to YouTube
    CONS: Installation process could be challenging, No webcam support, Screen-capture size increases could hamper quality, Occasional audio and video syncing issues
  19. Icecream Screen Recorder

    6.27
    • 3.7
    • (785 votes)

    Record screen for free

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Supports multiple file formats, Record and save standard images, Draw or add text in real-time to screen recordings, Record fast-paced 3D games
    CONS: Extremely limited offerings in free edition plan, Supports few video codecs
  20. CamStudio

    2.7.4
    • 3.1
    • (3190 votes)

    An easy-to-use screen recorder!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Converts movies to Flash files, Simple and clean interface, Great for IT support and tutorials, Basic video editing features
    CONS: Limited output file formats

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