fgrab
fgrab
1.5.3

5.0

fgrab free download for Mac

fgrab1.5.3

22 January 2018

Super-fast screen recorder.

Overview

With fgrab, capture any action on your screen and save it as a screen movie. In addition to the video capture one can record the Mac system audio and a voice-over. After the recording the screen movie can be saved as .fvf (fgrab video format). Double-clicking this file brings up fvf_player which allows you to set in and out points (among others) to prepare the insertion to FastCut movie projects. .fvf is a custom format made for a special purpose that is screen capturing. Use FastCut (the advanced video editor from the same developer) for further video processing.

Under the hood, fgrab has a highly sophisticated capture engine. fgrab only captures the area of the screen that is in motion. CPU load and the amount of data written to hard disk depends on the screen action. No screen action implies no CPU load / no data written. fgrab is way faster than most other tools on the market (learn more in the enclosed user's guide!). Hence creating fgrab necessitated great programming efforts.

Note: fgrab was not ready for the latest Mac operating system since the functionality of some OpenGL APIs had altered. But fgrab was not mothballed; the super-fast utility has been partly rewritten and revived.

What's new in fgrab

Version 1.5.3:
  • [Fix] fgrab no longer uses its own bundle folder to save temporary recording data

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How would you rate fgrab app?

4 Reviews of fgrab

Dominique-Peretti
11 February 2007
Version: 1.0b3

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hum... great... resulting movieclip is a BLACK SCREEN with "UNREGISTERED". Looks like it is released a bit too early....
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Hendo
10 September 2007
Version: 1.0b6
I prefer Jing. It's free
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Thorrin
02 March 2007
Version: 1.0b3
Good program, but it would be nice to be able to save to different resolutions (ie: grab whole screen & compress to 50%) -T
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ochyming
11 February 2007
Version: 1.0b3
In my case it resulted in nil. Nada. Produced no .mov file.
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Dominique-Peretti
11 February 2007
Version: 1.0b3
hum... great... resulting movieclip is a BLACK SCREEN with "UNREGISTERED". Looks like it is released a bit too early....
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