How do I record my screen in Linux? To record your screen in GIF format on Ubuntu Linux was easy. There are many free tools available on Ubuntu distributions. I will share some of the tools most often used to create animated gifs. Follow the following tutorial
If you are a blogger, you definitely need an animated image with the small file size to post on your site. Very rarely do they display movie clips with a duration of 1 – 5 seconds with video format into your blog posts. Because of the video format enough to spend storage space and bandwidth.
Ubuntu has several alternatives for recording the screen GIF format. Following the review
How to make screen recordings in Ubuntu GIF format ?
Here is the list of recorders on ubuntu :
Peek is the most popular animated GIF recorder on Ubuntu. Peek has an easy-to-use display. In addition to the GIF format, peek provides an alternative video format. Video formats supported are APNG, WebM or MP4.
How to install and use peek
– Install Peek
Open the Ubuntu terminal and run the following command
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peek-developers/stable
sudo apt update
sudo apt install peek
– Search Peek in the application list
– Select the display to be recorded and press the record as GIF button
Byzanz is a screen recorder with excellent picture quality. But Byzanz doesn’t have a user interface. For ordinary people, the use of Byzanz is quite tricky. You must know and determine the x and y coordinates to be able to capture the screen. The advantage of this application is the application is very light and works beautifully. If you search the simple screen recording, Byzanz is the right choice.
How to install and use Byzanz
– Install Byzanz
sudo apt install byzanz
– How to use Byzanz
byzanz-record --duration=25 --x=300 --y=300 --width=600 --height=400 your-gif-name.gif
For the linux distro Ubuntu, the 2 applications above are compelling and undoubtedly free to recording the screen in GIF format. Unlike Windows, most screen recorder applications on Windows systems are paid. You need a little money to get it. Maybe the application on windows has many features compared to Ubuntu. But it’s useless if you don’t need that features.
Another tutorial : Best screen capture tool for bloggers
As a bonus, for the screen recording application on windows, I recommend screentogif, which you can download here. Besides being free, its use is also quite easy. However, the resulting file is quite large in size.
Thus the article about how to record screens in GIF format on Ubuntu. Hopefully, this is useful.