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Best 5 Chrome Screen Recorder to Record Screen in Chrome (2019)

By Iris Holmes

June 12, 2019

Developed by Google, Chrome browser is more or less the superior browser with large activated users existed throughout the world. However, when you browsing some videos or some materials on it, you may want to record the screen and share it with your friends. Then a so-called Chrome Screen Recorder will be needed for the recording. To help you gain a better knowledge of the best screen recorder for Chrome, we have tested almost 7 screen recorder and would like to share the 5 best Chrome Screen Recorders with you all. You can pick up the suitable one for recording screen on Chrome.



No 1. Screencastify

Screencastify is a screen recorder extension available on Chrome, with the aim of recording video of Chrome browser. Screencastify has three modes for recording the video: recording Browser Tab, recording Desktop and recording Webcam. Following are the main features of Screencastify for your reference.

Screencastify

Pros:

#1 Countdown can be adjusted from 3, 5, and 10, making your recording as your will.

#2 Available to setting the parameter like the Size (720p, 480p, 360p, 240p), Limit Resolution, Frame Rate and Auto-stop. Record your screen of chrome with your desired parameter.

#3 Fully compatible with Mac, Windows, and Chromebooks. No need for shifting your screen recorder from one to another.

#4 Share the recorded video are supported and multiple ways to save your files, like on to the disk, upload to google drive, export animated GIF, export as MP4 or Audio.

#5 Allow Hotkey to record, so please make sure the hotkey conflict with your previously set one.


Cons:

#1 Record the video on your Chrome doesn't consist of sounds. So if you want to record the video on chrome, then it won't work.

#2 Free version just allow 10 minutes with limited time of 50 for one month and with 3 days limitation of editing video.

#3 Full version just can be available after paying $24 for one year.


No 2. TuneFab Screen Recorder [Recommend]

TuneFab Screen Recorder is different from Screencastify. It is a desktop Screen Recorder with 3 multiple functions, like recording video, recording audio and capturing screen. In a word, it can handle lots of recording screen activities. Main features for your reference are as follow.

Select Video Recorder


Pros:

#1 Recording the screen activities like recording video, recording audio, capturing Screen. So that you can record your game, the online streaming music, and video, taking a screenshot and more.

#2 Available to change the parameter of your mouse, including showing mouse cursor, recording mouse clicks, and area.

#3 Multiple setting of recording, like showing countdown, beeping on start recording, hidden desktop icons when recording and more.

#4 Also supports the hotkeys operating, like start recording, screen capture and more, making your recording progress more convenient.

#5 Multiple file format is available for setting as output files. For videos, there are 7 file formats and they are WMV, MP4, MOV, F4V, AVI, GIF, TS, while for audios, there are 4 file formats and they are WMA, MP3, AAC, M4A. It is fully meet your needs of choosing your favorite or changing the file format.

#6 Available to setting your videos and audio quality with totally 6 levels, from Lowest to Lossless. And it provides adjust Frame rate from 20 fps, 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps and the highest 60 fps.

#7 Allow adjusting the recording area, from Full to Custom. And as for the custom, you can select the fixed region or adjust it by yourself.

#8 Fully compatible with Windows and Mac, making it easy to transfer from one computer to another.

#9 Lots of powerful functions can be found when you give it a shot.


Prons

#1 Free version just allows you to enjoy limited functions with limited recording video length, 3 minutes without clipping video functions.


No 3. Hippo Video

Hippo Video is another chrome extension for recording screen of Chrome. Also here are 3 modes available for picking up as your recording mode, Screen Record, Webcam, MIC. Detailed features are as follow.

Hippo Video

Pros:

#1 Support login with your Google Account.

#2 Functions of setting screen capture are available, like video resolution(1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p) and video bitrate(High, Medium, Low) and more settings of . You can set the video with your favorite video parameter.

#3 2 Edit Modes are available, one is quick and the other is pro. Powerful functions of editing the recorded video in the quick mode: like Trim, Crop, Text, Image, Emoji, Callout, Blur and Resize. You can edit your video in whatever way you like.

#4 Available to record the video from your Application or from the desktop.


Cons:

#1 Just allows you to store 3 videos for one month.

#2 Full version needs to subscribe as Starter for the monthly payment of $15, Pro for the monthly payment of $29, Growth for the monthly payment of $49.


No 4. Nimbus ScreenShot and Screencast

Nimbus Screenshot & Screen Video Recorder developed by Nimbusweb is also chrome extension screen recorder for recording video with three modes: Tab or Desktop and Webcam only. See the features below.

Nimbusweb

Pros:

#1 Powerful capturing functions are available, like the visible part of the image, selected area, selected & Scroll, Entire page and more.

#2 Recording video from the chrome tab, your desktop, and Webcam. You choose what you want according to your needs.

#3 When recording video from Tab, you can record the Mic sound, the tab sound, and showing drawing tools and more.

#4 Video settings like video quality (Auto, 4K, Full HD, HD) and video bitrate, audio bitrate, frame frequency and more.


Cons:

#1 The recording video doesn't record the system sound. If you want to make a video tutorial including the music, then it won't work.

#2 When recording video, it just remains one tab. If you shift your tab from one tab or another, it is not available.


No 5. Camtasia

Camtasia is a desktop screen recorder and video editor, which produced by Techsmith Technology. It provides users with one-stop recording on your screen and computer. Take a look at the main features below.

Camtasia

Prons:

#1 Allow recording screen and webcam, satisfying your needs of recording the videos.

#2 Support adding effects, titles, annotations and callouts. Pick up the one you love the most.

#3 Get free music and sound effects from their library.

#4 File formats like AVI, MOV, MP4 are available to choose after recording.


Cons:

#1 To upgrade to the full version, $99.5 are required which is so expensive for just recording the screen of Chrome.


Wrap Up

With lots of merits and demerits of the best 5 Chrome Screen Recorder listed above, have you made up your mind of your preferred Chrome video recorder? If not, you can try them all by yourself and dig out more about them and decide your best one. If you think it helpful for your friends, just go ahead and share it. Any comment is welcome if you have any problem.


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