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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, include microphone audio, and add and resize video from your webcam. No account required and no watermark added.

Overall rating 4.6 out of 5 based on 4,516 reviews

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Intuitive, powerful, & free screen recording software

Free forever & easy to use Free forever & easy to use
No sign up required No sign up required
Create & share unlimited videos Create & share unlimited videos
Record screen & webcam Record screen & webcam

Choose from 3 ways to record with audio for free

Record screen

Record screen

Select part of your screen or your full screen, allowing you to capture your browser, computer programs, desktop activity, and audio.

Webcam recorder

Record webcam

Capture your webcam and audio to record yourself speaking. Add a virtual background to enhance your message or build your brand. 

Screen and webcam recorder

Record both

Record your screen and webcam for picture-in-picture video. Move your webcam to customize the layout or make the background transparent.

Customize your video with free screen recorder tools

Our free screen recorder gives you everything you need to start creating your own stunning, engaging screen and webcam videos. Free features include:

Record screen, webcam, or both Record screen, webcam, or both
Record any area, window, or full screen Record any area, window, or full screen
Record audio voice narration Record audio voice narration
Remove, blur, or replace background Remove, blur, or replace background
Trim and cut recordings Trim and cut recordings
Add music (including free stock music) Add music (including free stock music)
Quick share with a link Quick share with a link
Get creative with green screen effects Get creative with green screen effects
Add a captions file Add a captions file
Draw while recording (shapes, text, more) Draw while recording (shapes, text, more)
Zoom in while recording Zoom in while recording
Create animated GIFs Create animated GIFs

Blur, remove, or replace your webcam background

Build your brand, amplify your message, remove distractions or just have fun with our easy and free webcam background removal tool. Blur, remove or replace your background with a new image. Record anywhere with confidence with webcam virtual backgrounds.

Webcam virtual backgrounds

Enhance 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, lectures, demos, personalized feedback, and more.

Screen recorder drawing tools

Easily edit recordings with the video editor

Accomplish more with your screen recording when you seamlessly connect with our integrated video editor. Create engaging, professional-quality videos with rich text, animations, overlays, and transitions. Remove silences, cut and crop, and adjust the speed of any section of video. Add free stock background music and sound effects.

Edit your screen recordings

Host and manage all your screen recordings for free

Upload unlimited screen recordings to ScreenPal’s free hosting account to safely manage and share your content. Organize in folders, create channels, share links, schedule publish & expiration times, add custom thumbnails, control visibility & password settings for privacy, and more.

Free screen recorder hosting
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See what customers say about our screen recorder:

5 stars

One of the best apps for screen recording 

“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.”

– Purvi R., QA

5 stars

All the essential features but super easy to use

“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.

– Kelly P., business owner

5 stars

Easy to use screen recorder

“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.”

– Tolu A., digital marketing

5 stars

My go-to screen recorder

“I’m delighted with it. I’ve been using it since V1 to share tutorials with my team, record webinars, VSLs, online trainings and group meetings. It is like the powerpoint for video/screenshots.”

– Geoffrey J., company founder

Millions use ScreenPal to create recordings:

Training videos

Create employee training videos, tutorials, demo videos with the screen recorder and voice recorder. Add annotations and highlight your screen for emphasis and engagement.

YouTube videos

Make how-to videos, tutorials, and other types of screen and webcam recordings for your YouTube channel. Plus, record your audio narration and add music.

Instructional videos

Make educational videos for K-12 and higher education. Teachers can make and annotate screencasts and add captions for accessibility. No account required.

Video presentations

Easily screen record PowerPoint presentations and Google Slides presentations for video lessons, slideshow videos and webinars.

Capture streaming video

Record virtual events, live webinars, video meetings and calls, and other streaming video for business, education, or home use.

Gameplay recordings

Screen record PC or Mac video gameplay with our screen and audio recorder. Add audio narration. Capture and layer webcam for picture-in-picture.

Upgrade to streamline screen recording & video creation

Our full video creation suite offers advanced screen recording, seamless video editing, unlimited hosting, robust content management, video interactivity and video analytics.

Unlimited screen recording time Unlimited screen recording time
Interactive storyboard mode Interactive storyboard mode
Record computer or system audio Record computer or system audio
Blur any part of your recording Blur any part of your recording
Advanced video editing features Advanced video editing features
Create a script Create a script
Team collaboration features Team collaboration features
Zoom, MS Teams, & Webex integrations Zoom, MS Teams, & Webex integrations
Automated Speech-to-Text captions Automated Speech-to-Text captions
Expanded stock image, video, & music library Expanded stock image, video, & music library
Hide your webcam or cursor Hide your webcam or cursor
Automatically remove silences Automatically remove silences

ScreenPal works where you do

Record video messages where you work

Easily record and share quick, authentic video messages directly from your browser with ScreenPal’s free Chrome extension. Eliminate excessive meetings and save time by recording short videos wherever you type. Hover over any ScreenPal link to view a video in context, eliminating the need to click out of your work apps. Plus you can launch your favorite desktop creation apps right from the extension for an efficient workflow.

Free screen recorder hosting

Create on the go with our screen recorder app

Record and edit videos on mobile

Our free iPhone and Android screen recorder apps allow you to quickly capture your mobile screen and audio. Add a Facecam, crop, trim, add overlays, or adjust the video speed. Start with a mobile recording and transfer it to desktop to use our full list of video creation features.

Mobile app screen recorder

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Software updated: May 8, 2024  –  See What’s New

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