What are the best tools to record Periscope broadcasts or replays?

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    #1QuickTime Player

    QuickTime Player

    QuickTime Player is a program that you can use to watch different video files, DVDs, and more. If you need to make a quick recording on your Mac, QuickTime is your cost-free solution, ready to record whatever you need.




    Ryan Richardson
    Written on June 25, 2018
    "The best tool to record Periscope broadcasts or replays is QuickTime Player. It quickly recognizes multiple formats and plays them without problems. And since QuickTime is native to Mac it is convenient to edit them to exactly how you want it."
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    Screencast-O-Matic is a free screen recorder which is used by many educators as a tool for creating instructive demos or tutorials on PC. Users can also add narration using a microphone.


    Windows, Mac


    Christopher Martinez
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "SO CHEAP BUT SO USEFUL! Yeah I guess there are lots of free options but this one allows you to take high res images and videos, so at that price, it is a no brainer for me."
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    Snagit is a software which allows users to record screen activities, take screenshots, and edit images. The software is considered by many to be the best screen-capture tool in the market and even offers a free trial.


    Windows, Mac


    Janet Carr
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Well I do alot of video grabbing for my work, especially the Periscope broadcasts of inspirational talkers, so I convinced my boss to purchase it because it was on this list, and after seeing how easy our lives will be with Snagit he said he won't hesitate to buy it for my teammates as well. "
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    Bandicam is a free screen recorder for computers with Windows operating system. It is can record only a specific part of a user's PC screen. Although the software has a free version, a license can also be bought to open more features.



    Free- Varies by plan

    Jerry Beck
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "TOP NOTCH! My office use Bandicam and I tried it and it was awesome. I bought one for my home PC and is now recording my favorite Periscope videos!"
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    CamStudio is a free and open source app screen recorder which can record all audio and screen activity on a Windows computer. Recorded screens are available for download as SWF and AVI formats only.




    Ronald Mendoza
    Written on July 2, 2018
    "I love this program. Alot of the people I watch use periscope, and I really like to watch them more than once. The only downside is I can't use my computer while its recording, because it records anything that is one the screen."
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    Loom is a minimalistic recorder that captures your screen, mic and even, if you want, the front-facing camera (a good option if you want to be a YouTuber). Oh, and unlimited recording time.



    Brittany Vargas
    Written on June 29, 2018
    "Loom is super great (not the least of which because they have unlimited space!), and it's super easy to switch between modes. I like that I have a simple option for all my recording needs."
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    #7Apowersoft Free Online Screen Recorder

    Apowersoft Free Online Screen Recorder

    Apowersoft Free Online Screen Recorder is a free online screen recorder without time limit and watermark. It converts the video file and uploads it to YouTube, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Vimeo. 



    Phillip Taylor
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Well Apowersoft strikes gold again! I used its other software and last night I tried the screen recorder to record the Periscope broadcast of a musician I follow, and I can say it was captured beautifully. THREE THUMBS UP! THats how good it is,. "
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    #8Open Broadcaster Software

    Open Broadcaster Software
    Open Broadcaster Software, also known as OBS, is a free and open-source program for video recording and live streaming. It supports YouTube, Mixer, and Twitch platforms. It is available on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.

    Windows, Mac, Linux


    Samuel Soto
    Written on October 9, 2018
    "The best tools to record Periscope broadcasts or replays include OBS, which is an open source application that can record in various dimensions and adjust its quality with accordance to your GPU. With multiple operating systems allowed to use it, I strongly recommend this tool."


Best What are the best tools to record Periscope broadcasts or replays
1QuickTime PlayerSoftware 16 Free
2Screencast-O-MaticSoftware 12 Free
3SnagitSoftware 10 Paid
4BandicamSoftware 9 Free
5CamstudioSoftware 5 Free
6LoomSoftware 3 Free
7Apowersoft Free Online Screen RecorderWebsites 1 Free
8Open Broadcaster SoftwareSoftware 0 Free

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