An open-source screen recorder built with web technology

Website https://getkap.co
Repository https://github.com/wulkano/kap
Category Photo & Video
Keywords kap screen capture record video
License MIT
Downloads kap-2.0.0-mac.zip Kap-2.0.0.dmg
Latest Release 2.0 🎉 (v2.0.0)
Release Notes

Our biggest release yet! Thank you to everyone who contributed and beta tested, you've helped shape the best version of Kap:

@sindresorhus, @matheuss, @timothyis, @sallar, @albinekb, @vadimdemedes, @kevva, @karaggeorge, @onordbo, @Khaledgarbaya, @fokusferit, @SamVerschueren, @esalter-va and @georgiemathews.

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Kap 2.0

New features 🔥

  • Plugins
  • Trimming
  • APNG support
  • Fullscreen recording
  • Window recording
  • Aspect ratio calculator
  • Touch Bar support
  • Redesign

Fixes 🏥

  • Improved persistent settings
  • Hide main window on system startup
  • Missing audio in certain recordings
  • Recording errors in macOS Sierra
  • Highlight clicks will now not be highlighted when turned off
  • Kap should no longer show up in recordings (but will be missed)
  • Better error handling


  • Scrubbing preview playback
  • Animated menubar icon
  • Cancel exports

Kap now requires macOS 10.12 or later.

All changes: v1.0.1...v2.0.0


An open-source screen recorder built with web technology

Build Status XO code style

Get Kap

Download the latest release (macOS only)

Or install with Homebrew-Cask:

$ brew update && brew cask install kap


Read the contribution guide.

Dev builds

Download master or builds for any other branch using: https://kap-artifacts.now.sh/<branch>. Note that these builds are unsupported and may have issues.

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