Top 5 Free Screen Recording Apps for Windows 10

If you wish to record the screen of your PC, then it can be hard without any third-party app since Windows 10 does not offer a built-in feature. You might want to create a tutorial video for teaching techy stuff to your followers on social media sites such as YouTube or Facebook. If you want to record the screen of your computer, then you can easily download and install a trusted and free of cost screen recording program for your computer.

We have prepared a list of several screen recorders that are highly reliable and offer better services as compared to the other free display recoding applications. Here are the five best free screen recorders for Windows 10 PC in 2020 (and 2019 obviously.) 

1. Icecream Screen Recorder 

It one of the best screen recorders for your PC as this comes in both free and paid versions. In the free version, you will get primary and essential features required in Icecream Screen Recorder. The software can be easily downloaded from the website for free. Once the program is downloaded, just install the program using the instructions mentioned on your display. When the installation is complete, open the program, and from there, you can start the screen recording just by tapping the Capture video button.

2. CamStudio 

It is another free app that works like a charm but can cause issues by showing popups and other unwanted things. To download Camstudio, please visit The Download link will be available on the home screen. 

3. Ezvid 

It is an app dedicated to casting the computer screen; however, you can get the screen recording feature for free too. Just head to and then navigate to the download link. Once downloaded and installed, you can quickly launch the app and initiate the recording without further delay. The preset settings should work fine for you, and in case you want to adjust settings, then it is also a very handy feature in the Ezvid app. 

4. Screencast-O-Matic 

Screencast-O-Matic is an internet-based screen recorder for your PC, which means this software can work online anywhere and on any device. To run it, you have to open your browser, and then you must make sure the browser has the latest Java installed, and the desktop version of Java should also be installed. The free version of the app will allow users to save the recorded file in MP4, AVI, and FLV. The only drawback is that you can’t record more than 15 minutes. 

5. Open Broadcasting Software

If you want to capture your best gameplay, then this software is for you as it supports screen recording even when the full-screen program is running. It is an open-source screen recording program for the Windows operating system and can run flawlessly on Windows 10 as well. You can add captions, texts, images between the video recording. 

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