What do you use to record your computer screen?

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I just started a gaming channel and I'm looking for a good screen recorder to capture game play with.

Thanks in advance for your honest answers.
 

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For that I use camtasia... Its a very cool video authoring tool, easy to use... I'd be lost without it... That aside make sure you have a good microphone as that can ruin a great video when you have low quality audio... As far as microphones go I use Blue Yeti... Best of luck!
 

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Yes please spend the money on a decent microphone. I started out with a Blue Snowball but I used a Zoom H4N now.

Will this be PC based games or console based games? As above, camtasia works great for PC but I do wonder about performance hit to your game. For Mac, screenflow is another one. But, I think there is some free software that a lot of game reviewers use to screen capture and then edit in other platforms. Have you checked them out yet?
 

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OBS, can use it it to record, or live stream to youtube/twitch/hitbox etc. Easy to use, open source and free.

Regards
Brian
 

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Sometimes I use my mobile recorder, cam or software.

On XP I was use moviemaker.
 

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I agree with elcidofaguy, however, if you don't have the budget to get your Camtasia license, a great alternative is Screencast-O-Matic that's a free tool you can use to record your screen.
 

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I would be careful with Screencast-O-Matic. I tried it before I bought Camtasia. It would crash about 75% of the time I tried to record anything more than 7-8 minutes, which got really frustrating really fast.
 

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I've heard of people using Cam Studio (free). I use it for my training videos as I am not into gaming (except to make money from it). I use Wirecast on top of that by feeding one computer to the other (Cam Studio > Desktop Presenter - Telestream > Wirecast on 2nd PC) which then streams live to wherever I want and/or records to File.

I also can use Wirecast's overlays and other configurations to really make a nice looking show.

I am planning to start broadcasting on Twitch any week now myself.
 

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I would be lost without Camtasia it does everything I need and more. If you don't want to pay for a screen recorder then you could try HyperCam or Ezvid and Windows 10 comes with its own screen recording software.
 

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I often used camtasia studio! Your video after making in camtasia studio contain 4 file: capture my sceen, use my webcame, record microphone, record audio sytem!
See more detail: you can search " internet marketing secrets plr" you can see the camtasia studio to download
 

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im currently using gamebar. built in windows 10. some of my friends are using obs for streaming.
 

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I use OBS but my friend suggested another software for me. I think it was a little related to power director but I forgot the name, just don't know if it captures sounds as well.
 
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