12 Best Firefox Screen Recorders in 2022

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If you’re looking for the best Firefox screen recorder with audio, we’ve got you covered! In this article, we’ve put together Firefox screen recorders that are suited to various needs.

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Desktop Firefox screen recorders with audio

Best for: Both beginners and advanced users

OS: Windows, macOS

Price: Free trial, full version for $42.95/year

G2 rating: 4.5 out of 5, 50 reviews

Movavi Screen Recorder is a highly intuitive screen recorder available for both Windows and macOS. It has an aesthetically pleasing user interface and is packed with all features you need for a Firefox screen recorder. 

You can capture your screen and webcam, draw on your videos, create screencasts, and even schedule your recording.

Key features:

  • Internal and external audio capture

  • Built-in screenshot capture

  • Basic editing tools

Pros

  • Clean and simple UI

  • Very easy to use

  • Fast performance

  • Hassle-free editing

Cons

  • Free version features a watermark

OBS Studio

Best for: Gamers and streamers

OS: Windows, macOS, Linux

Price: Free

TechRadar rating: 4 out of 5

OBS Studio is an open-source application with advanced features for screen recording and livestreaming. It can capture multiple sources, like Firefox browser windows, webcams, and capture cards. 

OBS Studio is specifically built for recording gameplay. You can record videos at 60 FPS and also stream directly to Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook Live. So, if you’re looking for a stream recorder for Firefox, give OBS Studio a try.

Key features:

  • Multiple video sources support

  • Screen layout customization

  • Advanced audio mixer

  • Custom transitions

Pros

  • Sophisticated features at no cost

  • Can record at 60 FPS

  • No watermark

Cons

  • Not very intuitive

  • May perform slow with additional plugins

QuickTime Player

Best for: Screen recording on a Mac

OS: Windows, macOS

Price: Free

QuickTime Player is a built-in video player on a Mac that also has decent screen-recording capabilities. It can capture your Firefox tab, webcam, and audio, and it also features a few basic editing tools.

QuickTime Player is also available for Windows, but its latest version is a bit outdated. That’s why this screen recorder is much more suited for Mac users.

Key features:

  • HD support

  • Multiple editing tools

Pros

  • No need to download for Mac users

  • No watermark

  • Has decent editing functions

Cons

  • Windows version is outdated

  • Only exports in the MOV format

Game Bar

Best for: Screen recording on a Windows 10 PC

OS: Windows

Price: Free

PCWorld rating: 3.5 out of 5

Game Bar is a pre-built screen recorder for Windows 10 and 11 PCs. It has features for gamers to screen-record with video and audio, take screenshots and monitor PC performance while playing games.

Since Game Bar is already integrated with Windows, it is easy to start screen recording on Firefox by pressing the Windows logo key + G.

Key features:

  • Performance statistics

  • Audio channels

  • Widget menu

Pros

  • No need to download since it’s pre-built

  • Designed for screen recording Xbox games

Cons

  • Only compatible with Windows 10 and 11

  • Allows 2 hours of screen recording

Bandicam

Best for: Recording with external devices

OS: Windows, macOS

Price: Free trial, full version for $39.95/1 PC

G2 rating: 4.3 out of 5, 33 reviews

Bandicam is a lightweight screen recorder for a Windows PC and Mac. It has diverse screen-recording modes where you can capture your entire screen, a specific area of the screen, a game, an HDMI feed, or just the area around your mouse cursor. 

Additionally, Bandicam has features that allow you to add mouse effects and insert a logo or an image. Perhaps its most powerful feature is the capability to do screen recording for over 24 hours. Unfortunately, the free version has a watermark and can only record videos for up to 10 minutes.

Key features:

  • Diverse screen-recording modes

  • Mouse click effects

  • Dual monitor recording

Pros

  • 4K support

  • Multiple external devices support (iPhone, IPTV, game consoles, etc.)

Cons

  • Free version comes with a watermark and video length limitation

  • Limited features available on a Mac

Best screen recorder extensions for Firefox

Awesome Screenshot and Screen Recorder

Best for: Screen recording with annotations

Price: Free, $6/month

Firefox rating: 4.5 out of 5, 1,347 reviews

Awesome Screenshot and Screen Recorder is a convenient Firefox screen recorder that offers customizable recording options. You can capture both screen and webcam and share instantly to the cloud. Meanwhile, the screenshot options allow you to take screenshots in one click, as well as add annotations to them.

The free version allows up to 100 screenshots and 20 screen recordings, which is plenty if you are only an occasional user. 

Key features:

  • Capture videos and take screenshots

  • Download files in MP4 format

Pros

  • Useful annotation tools

Cons

  • Free versions allow up to 720p recording only

Live Recorder

Best for: Screen recording in WebM

Price: Free

Firefox rating: 3.4 out of 5, 68 reviews

Live Recorder is a straightforward Firefox screen recorder that can capture audio and video in the WebM format in real time. It has a simple user interface with features that are enough for basic video and audio recording. It’s also powerful enough to capture videos at 30 to 60 FPS. You can add Live Recorder to Firefox to record your screen with audio completely free of charge.

Key features:

  • Simple interface and controls

  • Captures video and audio in a couple of clicks

Pros

  • Easy to use

  • Can record at 60 FPS

  • No size or length limit

Cons

  • No editing features

  • Only records in WebM

  • Records entire screen only

Screen Recorder by Bernard

Best for: Recording videos only

Price: Free

Firefox rating: 3.5 out of 5, 16 reviews

Screen Recorder by Bernard features robust recording tools. This screen recorder extension for Firefox allows you to capture multiple screen areas. Similar to Live Recorder, Screen Recorder by Bernard only exports recordings in WebM. 

While the app has options for audio recording on other browsers, it currently doesn’t support audio recording on Firefox because of the API limitations. Therefore, this extension is one of the best if you only need to capture a video.

Key features:

  • Multiple screen areas capture

Pros

  • Can record different screens

  • Easy to navigate

Cons

  • Only records in WebM

  • No audio recording on Firefox

Screen Recorder by Alexey Kuznetsov

Best for: Quick and basic screen recording

Price: Free

Firefox rating: 2.8 out of 5, 42 reviews

With this video recorder, you can capture your Firefox screen and save videos directly on your hard drive or Google Drive. It’s a simple add-on with basic screen-recording features. Note that this Firefox extension allows you to capture your active screen only.

Key features:

  • Simple user interface

  • Basic screen-recording controls

Pros

  • Easy to use

  • Save recordings on hard drive and Google Drive

Cons

  • Limited recording options

  • Records an active screen only

Best online apps for screen recording on Firefox

Best for: Recording virtual meetings and trainings

Price: Free version, paid plan for $9.95/month

Trustpilot rating: 4.8 out of 5, 738 reviews

Screencapture.com is a powerful online screen recorder that has straightforward functionalities for screen recording. It also supports HD resolution on Firefox.

The simple interface of this tool makes the configuration pretty easy. Just check the boxes depending on what you need to capture and start recording.

However, if you want to use this online screen recorder without the watermark, you will need to get one of its subscription plans.

Key features:

  • Record and save in HD

  • Capture your screen and webcam

Pros

  • Simple user interface

  • No installation needed

  • Secure screen recording

Cons

  • Free version features watermark

Apowersoft Free Online Screen Recorder

Best for: Online screen recording for Windows users

Price: Free

TechRadar rating: 4.5 out of 5

Apowersoft Free Online Screen Recorder is a handy Firefox screen recorder that can capture both screen and webcam footage. You can then easily share your video on social media.

Unfortunately, this online screen recorder doesn’t support system sound recording for Mac users. You will need to download the app to enable this.

Key features:

  • Simple controls

  • Social media sharing

  • Multiple saving options

Pros

  • No watermark

  • Unlimited recordings

Cons

  • No system sound recording for a Mac

ScreenApp.io

Best for: Recording quick tutorials and short meeting sessions

Price: Free version, paid plan for $1.99/month

ScreenApp.io is a decent screen recorder for Firefox with multiple recording options. You can opt to record your entire screen, Firefox browser tabs only, or application windows only. Before you download your video, you can also trim it and remove unwanted sections.

The free version of ScreenApp.io does come with limitations. You get a maximum of 10 recordings and up to an hour of recording time.

Key features:

  • Various screen-recording options

  • Trimming tool

Pros

  • Basic editing capability

  • Records up to 1080p

Cons

  • Free version allows limited recordings

  • Exports in WebM only

How to record a screen on Firefox

If you want to start recording immediately, the best screen capture option is to use a built-in app on your OS. Here are the step-by-step instructions:

Screen recording on a Windows PC

For PC users with Windows 10 or 11, you can start recording with Game Bar. Using this program is simple:

  1. Enable Game Bar first by pressing the Windows logo key + I. Head over to the Gaming section and toggle ON for Game Bar.

  2. Open the Firefox window that you want to record.

  3. Open up Game Bar by pressing the Windows logo key + G.

  4. Click the Capture option, then click Start Recording.

  5. When you’re done, click the Stop button.

Screen recording on a Mac

Mac users can use QuickTime Player to create your Firefox screen recording. Here’s how to screen-record with QuickTime Player:

  1. Open QuickTime Player on your Mac to start.

  2. Go to File > New Screen Recording. This will bring up the screen recording tools.

  3. Click Options to configure what you want to record. Then hit Record.

  4. To stop screen recording, click the red Stop button.

Tips on choosing the best Firefox recorder

With so many screen-recording options available, it can be hard to choose the best one for your needs. There are a few things you should keep in mind when choosing a screen recorder for Firefox.

  • Compatibility. First and foremost, you'll want to make sure that a video capture app is compatible with Firefox. There are a number of screen recorders that work with other browsers but don't work or have limited features for Firefox.

  • Features. Once you've found a screen recorder that is compatible with Firefox, take a look at the features it offers. Some recorders are more basic, while others offer more advanced features, such as recording audio from your microphone, setting custom frame rates, and capturing screenshots.

  • Pricing. Another important thing to consider is the price of the screen recorder. There are both free and paid options available. Free recorders may be sufficient for basic needs, but paid ones usually offer more features and have better customer support. 

  • Ease of use. When choosing a screen recorder, you'll also want to consider how easy it is to use. Some recorders are more user-friendly than others and come with helpful tutorials or customer support in case you face any issues.

Summary

Finding the best Firefox screen recorder is easy enough if you understand your screen-recording needs. There are desktop options, extension options, and online options available. For our overall best pick, we choose Movavi Screen Recorder. It’s a beginner-friendly choice but still packs some decent features that advanced users will appreciate.

Movavi Screen Recorder

The perfect way to record from your screen

Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Recorder does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.

Frequently asked questions

Does Firefox have a screen recorder?

No, there is no built-in screen recorder available in Firefox. However, you can download the various extensions and desktop apps, or you can also use online screen recorders if you don’t want to install any additional apps.

How can I record my Firefox screen?

You can record your screen on Firefox with Movavi Screen Recorder.

  1. Download and install the program.

    Download Movavi Screen Recorder for Windows

    Download Movavi Screen Recorder for Mac

  2. Click Screen recording and specify the capture area.

  3. Hit the REC button to start recording and Stop to finish recording.

  4. Set the saving settings and save your file.

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