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Screen Recording
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Looking for a screen recorder? Awesome! We've got simple tools for whatever you need to capture. TechSmith has been helping folks record their screen for over 30 years!

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Choose your screen recorder

Don’t stress about the choice. Choose Snagit: If you want to quickly record your screen and share it right away. Choose Camtasia: For longer recordings and tons of editing options. Or get both so you're ready for anything.

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Snagit

Fast & easy screen recording
Quick trim and cut editing
Screen capture and image editing
 
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Camtasia

Screen recording & video editing
Powerful, intuitive video editor
Transitions, callouts, animations, & more
 

SCREEN RECORDING
Record anything on your screen

Snagit and Camtasia let you record anything on your screen, but you’re not stuck always recording the entire thing. Select a particular window or a specific region. Whatever you need, you can capture it.

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RECORD AUDIO
Narration and system audio

Get a screen recorder with audio recording built right in. Whether you want to record a microphone or system audio (audio from YouTube, video calls, webinars, etc.) Snagit and Camtasia have you covered. 

SHARE & EXPORT

Save or share videos in a snap

Save videos as a file on your computer or get a sharable link by sending them straight to places like YouTube, Vimeo, Slack, Google Drive, and more.

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Compare screen recording features

FEATURES SNAGIT CAMTASIA
Full Screen Recording
Window Recording
Custom Selection Recording
Capture Screenshots
Record Microphone Audio
Record System Audio
Record Webcam
Video Trimming
Multi-track Video Editing
Picture-in-Picture Video
Audio Editing
Transitions
Animations
Zoom-and-Pan
Add Annotations, Callouts, and Text
Mouse Click Highlighting
Add Music and Sound Effects
Video Templates
Customizable Intros, Outros, and Other Assets
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TechSmith is the industry leader

Snagit and Camtasia are rated the best screen and video capture software by G2's community of reviewers. For a complete picture of TechSmith's industry leadership, see G2's Grid® Report for Screen and Video Capture for Fall 2020.

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We've got the info you need

Weekly tutorials, how-to guides, helpful blog posts, and a vast library of screen recording and video creation lessons.

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How-to Guides

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How to Record a Presentation with Webcam, Narration, and More Read ›
 

TechSmith Academy

The Basics of Screen Recording course walks you through the entire screencasting creation process. Watch ›

Screen Recorder FAQs
How do you record your screen?

Nobody knows screen recording better than TechSmith, and we make it incredibly easy to do. First, download and install one of our world-class screen recorders. Whether you choose Snagit or Camtasia, the process is similar and involves three basic steps.

  1. Choose what you want to record
  2. Record your your videos
  3. Export, save, or share it wherever you need!

For a complete walkthrough checkout our blog post How to Record Your Screen (On Windows and Mac).

Do you have any free screen recorders?

Because we are passionate about making it easy for anyone to teach, train, and explain concepts visually, TechSmith is committed to offering a free screen capture and screen recording tool for our customers. TechSmith Capture offers modernized enhancements and aligns with our other flagship screen capture products, Snagit and Camtasia.

Do you have a mobile screen recorder?

TechSmith Capture is an iOS screen recorder available in the AppStore on any Apple device running iOS 13.6 and later. Create professional mobile demos and how-tos by recording your mobile device with TechSmith Capture and sending the videos right to Camtasia and Snagit.

What is a screencast?

A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen and usually includes audio narration. Screencasts are just one of many different types of instructional videos.

What screen recorder is best for quick videos?

TechSmith Snagit is the best screen recorder for quick videos. Selecting what you want to record is intuitive, you can toggle between your screen and a webcam, and the video doesn't require production because Snagit immediately creates the recording as an MP4. Make some quick edits and you're ready to share your video!

What screen recorder is best for professional quality?

TechSmith Camtasia is the best screen recorder for professional quality screen recording and video editing. It is a complete, non-linear video editor with powerful screen recording and video editing features. Create videos with customizeable intros, outros, and complete video templates. Combine screen recordings with images, graphics, camera video, music, sound effects, and enhance them with zooming, animations, mouse click highlighting, and more.