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vokoscreenNG(1) easy to use screencast creator vokoscreenNG(1)


vokoscreenNG - user friendly Open Source screencast


Usage: vokoscreenNG


vokoscreenNG is an easy to use screencast creator to record videos from computers screen, webcams, external cameras, etc. This graphical tool can produce educational videos, live recordings of browser navigation, tutorials of installations, record videoconferences, etc. You can capture an alone video or video and sound.

This program can save files in some formats and use some codecs for video and audio:

  • Video: x264, VP8, H.264 (Intel GPU) and MPEG-2 (Intel GPU).
  • Audio: vorbis, flac, opus and mp3.
  • File : mkv, webm, avi, mp4 and mov.

vokoscreenNG is a modern full replacement for vokoscreen, both written by Volker Kohaupt. The main difference is that vokoscreen uses ffmpeg as base, while vokoscreenNG has been rewritten from scratch and is based in GStreamer.


Settings are stored under $HOME/.config.

Configuration file stores audio settings, standard player, video path.
Log file stores information about the last execution of vokoscreenNG.


Report bugs to <> or file an issue at Alternatively, if you are a Debian user you can open a bug using reportbug tool.


vokoscreenNG was written by Volker Kohaupt <>.

This manual page was written by Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

13 August 2019 vokoscreenNG-2.9.8-beta