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9+ Best Linux Screen Recorder On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

9+ Best Linux Screen Recorder On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
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List Of Best Screen Recorder On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
This post is for you if you are using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and looking for a perfect screen recorder for Ubuntu. These tools are applicable for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS too.

Best Linux Screen Recorder On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

1. SimpleScreenRecorder

Simple and easy to use screen recording application for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS/ Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

 

Install SimpleScreenRecorder On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Run the following command to install simple screen recorder:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder
sudo apt update
sudo apt install simplescreenrecorder

2. RecordMyDesktop

RecordMyDesktop is another important desktop recording tool. It has two frontends, written in python with pyGtk (gtk-recordMyDesktop) and pyQt4 (qt-recordMyDesktop).

Install RecordMyDesktop On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Run the following command to install RecordMyDesktop On Ubuntu:

sudo apt install gtk-recordmydesktop

3. Kazam

Kazam is a lightweight screen recording application for Linux desktop.

Install Kazam On Ubuntu 20.04

Run the following command into the terminal to install Kazam on Ubuntu:

sudo apt install kazam

Install Kazam On Ubuntu With Broadcast:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:sylvain-pineau/kazam
sudo apt update
sudo apt install kazam
sudo apt upgrade

 

4. Vokoscreen

Vokoscreen is another simple and easy to use an application to record your screen in Linux. It can easily record a whole desktop or just a part of it.

Install Vokoscreen on Ubuntu 20.04

sudo apt install vokoscreen

5. ScreenStudio

ScreenStudio will let you record your desktop in full HD video files. You can also stream your desktop to services like UStream, Hitbox, or Twitch.tv.

Install ScreenStudio On Ubuntu 20.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:soylent-tv/screenstudio
sudo apt update
sudo apt install screenstudio

6. Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)

Open Broadcaster Software or OBS is a free and open-source tool for video recording and live streaming. It is feature-rich advanced screen recorder.

Install OBS On Ubuntu

Run the following command to install OBS on Ubuntu:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:obsproject/obs-studio
sudo apt update
sudo apt install obs-studio

7. Gifine

Gifine is a GTK application for recording and stitching together short gifs or videos.

Install Gifine On Ubuntu

git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/lolilolicon/xrectsel.git
cd xrectsel
./bootstrap && ./configure
sudo make install
sudo apt install gifsicle luarocks libgirepository1.0-dev
sudo luarocks install --server=http://luarocks.org/dev gifine

8. Byzanz

Byzanz record video and audio in OGG and FLV formats.

Install Byzanz On Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fossfreedom/byzanz
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install byzanz

9. Peek

If you are looking to create an animated gift from the desktop screen then Peek is for you. Peek is a simple animated GIF screen recorder.

Install Peek On Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peek-developers/stable
sudo apt update
sudo apt install peek

10. Shutter

Shutter is a simple tool to record desktop screen with an image editing feature.

Install Shutter on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Run the following command to install shutter on Ubuntu:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:shutter/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install shutter

 

Let us know if any of the ppa mentioned above has been depreciated or not working.

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