ActivePresenter 8.0


ActivePresenter is a screen recording, video editing, and eLearning authoring tool with a range variety of powerful features, helping you to capture screen and edit captured videos in a matter of minutes.

Create professional screencasts that contain stunning annotations and effects, high-resolution graphics, videos, and voiceovers. You can capture any application on your computer, customize it easily by adding background music, closed caption, zoom-n-pan, etc., and finally export it to popular outputs (video, document) that can run on any device or platform. ActivePresenter allows you to generate the presentations in many different output forms such as image, videos (MP4, MKV, and AVI), HTML SlideShows, HTML5 simulations, and documents.

More importantly, ActivePresenter free version provides full access to all video editing features, and you can edit and export videos without time limit, watermarks, or ads.

ActivePresenter Free Edition features:

  • Advanced recording features: Full Motion Recording, Smart Capture
  • Video editing: Cut, Crop, Join, Change Volume, Speed Up, Slow Down, Blur
  • Multiple Audio/Video Layers
  • Rich annotations: Shapes, Image, Zoom-n-Pan, Closed Caption, Cursor Path, Audio/Video Overlays
  • Automatic Smart Annotation
  • Export to: MP4, FLV, AVI, WMV, WebM, MKV
  • No Watermark and No Time Limit
  • Clean & Safe: No adware, No Annoying Ads

ActivePresenter 8.0 changelog:

New Features

  • User Interface: Extensive enhancements
  • User Interface: Support Dark mode
  • Flexbox: A feature set allows managing layout and spacing consistently and efficiently, especially in responsive projects
  • New Fill-in-blanks question type
  • New Hotspot question type
  • Text animation
  • New bullet and numbering styles
  • Import questions from GIFT and CSV files
  • Import PowerPoint slides directly without Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Support multiple languages for Closed Caption
  • Support embedding HTML packages
  • Add Show-in-Modes property for slide
  • Add Lock Size and Position options for objects
  • Add Object Settings view


  • Improve video exporting speed (up to 40%)
  • Improve preview performance for 4K resolutions
  • [Recording]: Improve simulation recording
  • [Recording]: Detect device changes automatically
  • [HTML5]: Add option to hide player bars automatically on mobile devices
  • [HTML5]: Improve the display of Sidebar on mobile devices
  • Allow adding Animations for child objects
  • Allow grouping Audio, Video, Questions
  • Add Text Scale option for Closed Captions
  • Merge Export To HTML SlideShow into Export To Images
  • Move cursor graphics and sound effects from Cursor to Cursor Path
  • Move "Use Direct3D for recording screen" option to Recording Settings dialog
  • Cursor effects now are now off by default
  • A lot of other usability & stability improvements

Download: ActivePresenter 8.0 (64-bit) | 53.7 MB (Free, paid upgrade available)
Download: ActivePresenter 6.1.6 (32-bit) | 34.8 MB
Download: ActivePresenter 8.0 for macOS | 91.3 MB
Links: ActivePresenter Website | Demos | Tutorials

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