Here are some of the best Camtasia alternatives you might want to try

Camtasia is one of the best screen recording software that you could try.

Right from video editing to screen recording, Camtasia is perfect for everything. And the best part is that it is available for Windows as well as Mac.

And with the recent version of Camtasia released, a variety of features have been introduced that essentially help you with your videos altogether.

However, as amazing as it is, Camtasia is expensive (about $280) which is a big no-no for beginners.

This ultimately brings us to the most important part of this blog post – Camtasia Alternatives.

As I mentioned, Camtasia is a great tool overall. Though for some of the users, an alternative or two never hurts. 

You might be asking, ‘why do I even need an alternative in the first place’, right?

Well, here are a few reasons:

  • Camtasia is expensive (especially for beginners).
  • It is a heavy program and might not work properly in a few low-end computers.
  • It might not have the features you want.
  • It might crash on your computer.

Whatever the reason may be, you are looking for an alternative and I’m here to provide that.

Best Camtasia Alternatives

Screencast O-Matic

This alternative works really well, both on Windows and Mac. You can download it for free and set the quality of the video prior to recording as well.

However, you might not be able to record more than 15 minutes. Along with that, you can’t also specify what part of screen you want to record. 

But the PRO version of Screencast is free from these limitations and you would definitely love working on it.


Monosnap is another free program that’s meant to be used for non-commercial purposes.

There essentially are a few features that make Monosnap distinct and better than most of the video recording software. 

Some of the significant features you will find in Monosnap are:

  • Cloud storage.
  • A hotkey feature.
  • Highlighting feature.
  • Basic video editing.

iSpring Cam

The iSpring Free Cam is one of the best alternatives you are going to find in this list. 


Well, most of the features you would need as a beginner, you are going to find them in the free version.

The best part about this program is that it allows you to record any particular part of your screen. 

The recordings could further be edited as part of the basic tools provided with the program.


The origin of Fraps dates back to the year 1999.

It is a great solution for screen recording. It’s a basic screen recording software that could easily work on any version of Windows.

Right from video capturing to benchmarking, Fraps can do it all.

Even though Fraps is usually targeted towards game recording, that doesn’t mean you can’t use it for eLearning purposes.

Also, if you want to settle for the PRO plan, it costs $33 bucks, which is better than most of the alternatives you’re going to find in this list.


I really hope this post is going to help you find the right alternative that you could use for recording screens and other purposes as well.

And if you know or use any other alternatives that you would want to tell our readers about, you can mention the same in the comments and let us know!

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