Screen Movie Recorder for Mac

Screen Movie Recorder for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
1.5
Poor
Average User Rating:
2.3
out of 18 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.1
  • Total Downloads:
    95,546
  • Date Added:
    May 16, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try

Editors' Review

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For a number of reasons, people may want to create videos of their computer's screen activity. Screen Movie Recorder for Mac performs this function poorly, if at all.

Available as a free trial, the program does not list any restrictions or limits on the use of the demo version, but also does not show the full program price. Instead, upon starting the Screen Movie Recorder, a registration pop-up box appears and prompts you to go to an outside Web site for a full version registration code. The program was small in size and easy to download and install. The interface is nonexistent in that there isn't one outside of the drop-down tabs at the top of the screen. As indicated in the sparse instructions, a menu selection starts the recording. After this is selected, you can designate which part of the screen is to be turned into a video. Unfortunately, this is where the program's functionality ended. After we selected the start button and chose the screen size, it no longer functioned. No stop button appeared and we were forced to quit the entire application from the bottom menu.

Despite being a free demo version, Screen Movie Recorder for Mac fails to perform even its limited function. People seeking to record their computer screen should look elsewhere.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Screen Movie Recorder for Mac 4.1.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"B-A-D WILL NOT WORK"

September 10, 2012  |  By ninja91214

 |  Version: Screen Movie Recorder 4.1

Pros

None..... NOTHING

Cons

This product is SLOW, UNRESPONSIVE, WON'T QUIT, FREEZES MY COMPUTER, OPENS RANDOMLY. i wasted too much of my time, believe me and everyone here DON'T WASTE YOURS ITS NOT WORTH IT.

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1 stars

"Complete rubbish"

May 23, 2012  |  By dudeishfish

 |  Version: Screen Movie Recorder 4.1

Pros

None whatsoever

Cons

Extremely slow
Records with massive jumps and skips
Huge file size
Menubar freezes! Won't stop recording!

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1 stars

"Piece of garbage"

March 09, 2012  |  By camoo33

 |  Version: Screen Movie Recorder 4.1

Pros

None that I can see since I could not get the product to function

Cons

Product froze continuously, acted slowly (brand new souped up 8GB ram macbook pro), slowed other applications, would not produce recorded videos, stupid interface, window would appear and disappear seemingly at random, lack of any help or troubleshooting, wasted 20 minutes of my life trying to make it work don't waste yours

Summary

Piece of garbage

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1 stars

"Doesn't even work"

January 18, 2012  |  By Finchopotamus

 |  Version: Screen Movie Recorder 4.1

Pros

Absolutely nothing

Cons

Doesn't launch
Slows computer down
Doesn't do anything
Waste of time

Summary

It doesn't do a damned thing and slowed my computer down despite the fact that I have a Macbook Pro that can run far superior programs without slowing down.

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3 stars

"Works for me"

April 03, 2011  |  By jacksoncmc835

 |  Version: Screen Movie Recorder 4.1

Pros

this seems to work well , im only using the free trial version which doent seem to expire but am still unsure if it will stop working after so long it doenst say to be honest.

Cons

doesnt seem to be sound but i didnt need sound for what i needed it for

Summary

If you need a quick video without sounds it will work

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.1
  • Minor bugs have been corrected.
  • A Hungarian localization has been released.
  • Thank you to Nagy Balazs for his translation from English to Hungarian.
General
Publisher AlphaOmega Software
Publisher web site http://alphaomega.software.free.fr
Release Date May 16, 2010
Date Added May 16, 2010
Version 4.1
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Production & Recording Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.3.9, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.3, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel
Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.2 - 10.6
  • Download Information
    File Size 6.38MB
    File Name Screen Movie Recorder.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 95,546
    Downloads Last Week 73
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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