There are many screen recorders that can help us to record gameplay, video calls and other screen activities, but you may find that after recording screen with some free screen recorders, there is a watermark in your recorded videos. To record screen without watermark, this guide will introduce to you 6 free screen recorders with no watermark and even no time limit. The no water screen recorders are available for Windows PC and Mac. I am sure that you can find the one you like.
I'll first show you 3 screen recorders without watermark for Windows 10, 8, 7 PC.
FonePaw Screen Recorder
FonePaw Screen Recorder is a screen recorder with no watermark. It can not only record full screen of your computer, but also a certain area or an application interface. During the recording, you can record audio and webcam as well. And the screen recorder is equipped with annotation tools, which let you add circle, texts, arrows to your screen videos. Moreover, you can schedule a recording task for the FonePaw Screen Recorder to start and stop screen recording automatically.
It is easy to record screen with this no watermark screen recorder.
Run the screen recorder on PC.
Click Video Recorder. Select the area that you want to capture screen video.
Enable Microphone, System Sound, Webcam if needed. Click Rec button.
When you finish recording, click the blue square to stop. You can preview and even clip the recorded video. No watermark is added.
Not only that it can record screen with no watermark, the recorder can also be used to capture screenshots and record audio(system & microphone sound) on Windows PC.
As a well-rounded application, FonePaw Screen Recorder is surprisingly small in size so that it can run smoothly in recording gameplay even on low-end PCs. The recorder is now free to download.
Full-featured: It can be used to record screen, capture audio, take screenshots; Easy-to-use: It has a clear interface.
No lag: It runs smoothly without lagging even while there is a game running.
It is a standalone program that needs to be downloaded on your computer.
Windows 10 Game DVR
Do you know that Windows 10 has a free screen recorder without watermark? Game DVR, a feature of Windows Game Bar, can record not only games, but also other screen activities on your computer. As a built-in recorder, Game DVR, of course, won't give watermark to your screen videos.
Simply press Win + G on an active application window. This will activate Game DVR recording, which assumes that there is a game that needs to be recorded. You can then begin to record screen without watermark and time limit with Game DVR.
It is easy-to-use and totally free. However, you can't record desktop or select a specific region to record as Game DVR can only record the screen activity of an active program.
Free: You don't have to pay for the recorder.
Pre-installed: The application is pre-installed with Windows 10 system so you don't need to download it separately.
Not for computers running on Windows 8, 7.
Too primitive: It lacks features that are available on third-party screen recorders, such as selecting recording area, record webcam, add annotations.
Open Broadcaster Software(OBS) is a open source screen recording software that is free to use and can record screen without watermark and time limit. It is compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Mac and Linux.
OBS is more than just a screen recorder. It can be used for live streaming, creating live videos with window captures, images, text, webcams. It offers different modes - Display Capture, Window Capture, Game Capture, etc. - for you to record full screen, applications, games on the computer. And it can record screen in high quality at up to 60 FPS. Audio from different sources can be recorded, too.
However, OBS is complicated. Before you are able to use the recorder, you have to figure out elements such as Scene, Source on OBS. And it is large in size and many users complain that OBS slows down their computers when it is running.
Powerful: Record screen in high quality at 1080p and 60 FPS.
Difficult: You have to spend some time to figure out how OBS works. It is far more difficult to use than other screen recording programs.
Laggy: OBS tends to be laggy when running on low-end PCs.
There are also some free screen recorder without watermark for Mac computer.
FonePaw Mac Screen Recorder
This screen recorder for Mac has everything you need for recording screen videos: select recording area, record screen with audio, add annotation to your videos, capture screenshots, record screen with webcam, start screen recording with hotkeys, etc. And there will be no watermark in the screen videos you make. The screencasts can be shared to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube directly through the recorder.
FonePaw Mac Screen Recorder is available for Macs on Mac OS X 10.9 and above (the latest macOS Mojave is supported).
A powerful screen recorder to record screencasts in high quality.
Compatible with Macs with different macOS versions.
The recorded screen videos can only be saved as MP4 files.
QuickTime Screen Recording
QuickTime is not only a video player on Mac, but also a free unlimited screen recorder. You can start screen recording with QuickTime by clicking New Screen Recording on the application. If you need to record yourself in the video, you have to enable New Movie Recording first to activate your webcam. Your sound can be recorded, too, but QuickTime won't record the system sound from the computer.
Moreover, after the recording, QuickTime can trim, split, flip or rotate to screen videos.
It is a built-in application on the macOS. So it is totally free and has no watermark or time limit.
Can't record system sound.
Can't annotate your videos.
Apple's Screen Capture Tool for Mojave
Since Mojave, Apple introduce a new screen capture tool that can not only take screenshots, but also record videos of Mac screen. The new tool is simpler than QuickTime. Pressing Command + Shift + 5 button combination will launch the screen capture interface, where you can choose to record the entire screen or a selected area. When you have done recording, the tool also allow you to edit the video, for example, trim the video, add text to the video.
Though there is no watermark, the tool is too simple that it doesn't allow you to record screen with audio or webcam.
It is the simplest way to record Mac screen. You can access it by a simple keyboard shortcut.
It is only available on macOS Mojave.
That's the 6 screen recorders to record screen videos without watermark on Windows and Mac. Which one do you like? Leave your comment below.
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