ActivePresenter 8
All-in-One Screen Recorder, Video Editor & eLearning Authoring Software

The most powerful free screen recorder & screencast video editor


ActivePresenter is a free screen recorder and screencast video editor with all the necessary editing tools for recording screen & creating engaging screencast videos on Windows and macOS.

With ActivePresenter, making a professional screencast or a training video is as easy as 1 – 2 – 3: Record, Edit and Export!

  • No Watermark and No Time Limit
  • Record screen in crystal-clear quality
  • Built-in Advanced Audio/Video Editing
  • Clean & Safe: No adwares, No Annoying Ads
  • Available for both Windows & macOS

1. Best free screen recorder for Windows/macOS

  • Record everything on your computer screen with crystal-clear video quality.
  • Select any area on your screen and start recording.
  • Record system audio and audio from microphone simultaneously.
  • Automatic mouse-click effects and annotation generation.

2. Best screencast video editor: Give your screencast videos a professional look and feel!

  • Editing screencast video is super easy with all the necessary editing tools built-in.
  • Advanced audio/video editing: Cut, Crop, Join, Change Volume, Speed Up, Slow Down, Blur.
  • Multi-track audio/video editing.
  • Adding animation and animation effects to your videos.
  • Annotate your videos with: auto-shapes, images, zoom-n-pan, video overlays, gesture effects.
  • Change cursor path and mouse-click effects easily

3. Export to popular video formats (MP4, AVI, WMV, WebM, MKV)

  • Choose between various video formats to optimize the quality or output size.
  • Support lossless codecs in MKV format for further processing.
  • Export your screencasts to MP4 or WebM for uploading to Youtube.


Personal & non-commercial only