A screencast is a digital recording of your computer desktop. This is helpful for when creating tutorial and instructional materials, demonstrate how to reproduce a bug, and demonstrating the latest desktop software.

Screencasting software


Kazam is an easy to use application for recording on-screen action.


Recordmydesktop captures audio and video data of a Linux desktop session.


ffmpeg allows recording the screen via the command line. For instructions, please see here.

istanbul (Trusty and below only)

Istanbul is a desktop session recorder producing Ogg Theora video.


* Ubuntu Desktop Guide on Screenshots and screencasts

Screencast (last edited 2017-11-04 16:00:26 by penalvch)