Free Screen Recorder
Easily record your screen with the best free screen recorder for Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, and Chromebook.
Capture any area of your screen, add audio from your microphone, and add and resize video from your webcam. No account required.
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Intuitive, powerful, and free screen recording
Easily record video and audio
Capture any part of your screen, webcam, or both to record as many videos as you want for free. Add music, audio narration, captions, and more. Trim the start and end of your recording. Save to your computer (as MP4, AVI or FLV file), or upload directly to YouTube or Screencast-O-Matic.
Choose from 3 ways to record your video for free
Select part of your screen or your full screen, allowing you to capture your browser, computer programs, desktop activity, and audio.
Capture your webcam and audio to record yourself speaking. Add a virtual background to enhance your message or build your brand.
Record your screen and webcam for picture-in-picture video. Move your webcam or make the background transparent to focus on the screen.
Customize your video with free screen recorder tools
Our free screen recorder gives you everything you need to start creating your own screen or webcam videos. Free screen recorder features include:
Record anywhere with virtual backgrounds
Record with confidence with webcam virtual backgrounds. Build your brand, amplify your message, or just have fun with our easy and free background removal tool. Blur, remove, or replace your background with a new image.
Enrich your recording with free drawing tools
Engage and educate any audience with our free drawing tools! Easily draw, highlight, add rich text and shapes, or doodle to capture attention. Create tutorials, engaging lectures, demos, personalized feedback, and more.
How to screen record:
Launch the screen recorder and record your screen, webcam, or both.
Edit your recording with built-in screen recorder tools or send it to the video editor.
Save or Share
Save to your computer, or upload to YouTube or Screencast-O-Matic.
See what customers say about our screen recorder:
One of the best apps for screen recording – Purvi R. (Capterra.com)
“Very easy to install the app and capture videos and screenshots. It allows to edit the videos and provide shareable link. As a QA engineer, I can easily record the videos of the bugs and issues and share it with developers and team members.”
All the essential features but super easy to use – Kelly P. (Capterra.com)
“The easiest screen capture software I’ve used, and in 20 years as a corporate trainer I’ve used a lot of them. Capturing the screen is very similar to other software of this type. It’s the editing features that make the big difference.”
Easy to use screen recorder – Tolu A. (Capterra.com)
“Screencast-O-Matic makes it so easy to record any part of your screen and edit your recordings. I use it for recording some of my tutorial videos or making digital product review videos for YouTube.”
My GOTO screen recorder – Geoffrey J. (Capterra.com)
“I’m delighted with SOM. I’ve been using it since V1 to share tutorials with my team, record webinars, VSLs, online trainings and group meetings. Screencast-O-Matic is like the powerpoint for video/screenshots.”
Millions use Screencast-O-Matic to create recordings:
Create employee training videos, tutorials, demo videos with the screen recorder and voice recorder. Add annotations and highlight your screen for emphasis and engagement.
Record YouTube videos to grow your channel. Make how-to videos and tutorials with the webcam and screen recorder. Plus record your microphone, system audio or both.
Make instructional videos for K12 and higher education. Teachers can make and annotate screencasts and add captions for accessibility. No account required.
Turn any slide deck or online meeting into a video. Easily screen record Powerpoint presentations and Google Slides presentations for video lessons and webinars.
Capture streaming video
Record virtual events, live webinars, video meetings and calls, and other streaming video for business, education, or home use. Record both microphone and system audio.
Record gameplay on PC or Mac with the screen and audio recorder. Capture and layer webcam for picture-in-picture, record computer audio, and upload directly to YouTube.
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Enhance your recordings with our full editor
Accomplish more with your screen recording when you seamlessly connect with our full video editor. Create engaging, professional-quality videos with text, animations, overlays, and transitions. Remove silences, cut and crop, and blur information. Add stock video, images, music and sound effects.