How to Record Linux Desktop

Simple screen recorder for the Linux desktop session is a wonderful  Free Linux utility used for recording Linux desktop session. This Linux utility was having more features than the paid version of the Linux utility and the main advantage of this SimpleScreenRecorder is it was open source.


You can simply download the SimpleScreenRecorder and use it in any of your Linux distro. The following features are available in the SimpleScreenRecorder.

  1. Graphical User Interface.
  2. Fully Multithreaded.
  3. Can Show preview during record.
  4. Uses libav/ffmpeg libraries for encoding.
  5. Reduces the video frame rate.
  6. Synchronizes audio and video properly.

Installation Methods for SimpleScreenRecorder:

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

# if you want to record 32-bit OpenGL applications on a 64-bit system:
sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder-lib:i386

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