Simple Screen Recorder 0.3.6 Released with YUV420 bug fix

Simple Screen Recorder is a open source screen recorder application which was developed by Maarten Baert. It’s having simple GUI built with QT libraries which will capture a video-audio record of the entire computer screen or part of it also records OpenGL applications. A week ago the latest version of 0.3.6 released. Its in under active development and other screen recorders not like that.

Simple Screen Recorder Features

  • Qt-based Graphical user interface
  • Faster than VLC and ffmpeg/avconv
  • Records the entire screen or part of it
  • Records OpenGL applications directly
  • Synchronizes audio and video properly
  • Reduces the video frame rate if your computer is too slow
  • Fully multithreaded
  • Pause and resume recording at any time
  • Shows statistics during recording
  • You can see preview during recording
  • Uses libav/ffmpeg libraries for encoding
  • Can also do live streaming
  • Sensible default settings
  • Tooltips available for all options
  • Simple Screen Recorder Home Page
  • Simple Screen Recorder Change Log

1) Simple Screen Recorder installation in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Add the below PPA to install Simple Screen Recorder latest version on Ubuntu/Linux Mint system.

# Adding SSR PPA #
[email protected]:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-

# Updating System repository index #
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update

# Install SSR #
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder

# If you want to record 32-bit OpenGL applications on a 64-bit system #
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder-lib:i386

# To Remove SSR #
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get remove simplescreenrecorder simplescreenrecorder-

See the screenshot.

Prakash Subramanian

Prakash Subramanian is a Linux lover and has 3.5+ years of experience in linux server administration with major Linux distribution such as (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu). He is currently working as a Senior L2 Linux Server administrator.

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