With Action! you can record and LIVE stream your gameplay, display games fps, add webcams, live audio commentary, add streaming overlays such as chatbox, alert box, monitor the status of your recording and streaming, benchmark your computer and more!
Recent Reviews:
Mostly Positive (52) - 78% of the 52 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (1,426) - 79% of the 1,426 user reviews for this software are positive.
Release Date:
May 8, 2014
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April 20

Action! 3.1.0 is now available!

IMPORTANT: this update is required for compatibility with 2018 Windows Spring Creators update!

What's new in Action! 3.1.0:
  • Hardware accelerated (on selected Intel CPUs) 4K/UHD Webcam recording (for example Logitech Brio 4K webcam up to 4K/30p or 60p - no lags or frame dropping), setup under Settings->Video tab
  • Fixed problem with assigning multiple keys as hotkeys (CTRL or SHIFT + other keys)
  • Audio recording tab is available again
  • Fixed OPENGL recording performance on NVIDIA and AMD GPUs (4K/60p recording)
  • Hardware accelerated scaling of OPENGL games and applications in AVI and MP4 mode (on NVIDIA and AMD GPUs)
  • Fixed problem with attaching to games with launchers (in-game recording mode). It is now possible to easily switch between multiple games/launchers running at the same time)
  • Fixed switching between multiple games in preview mode
  • Private application recording mode is available again (setup under Settings->Video tab)
  • Fixed SSE2 support for old AMD CPUs
  • Added notification about video capture/streaming and audio recording by highlighting tabs
  • GUI improvements
  • Stability fixes
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March 30

Action! 3.0.0 is now available.

We are proud to announce that new Action! 3.0 is now available, with modern look & feel and tons of new features!

What's new in Action! 3.0?

  • NEW FEATURE: Live preview of video composition
  • NEW FEATURE: Accounts manager (YouTube, Facebook etc.)
  • NEW FEATURE: Drawing Panel (draw shapes and texts over any borderless windowed games in real time!)
  • NEW FEATURE: Lots of performance improvements and fixes
  • NEW FEATURE: Support for web browser overlays
  • NEW FEATURE: New advanced multi-layer HUD (view chat overlay over any streamed game!)
  • NEW FEATURE: Support for 4K webcams
...so many more that there is not enough space here to write them down :)
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Reviews

“Action gives you everything you need to record and stream gameplay. With high-quality video and plenty of tools, it's hard to find a more comprehensive software package.”
9.75/10 – TopTenREVIEWS

About This Software

Action! - The world's No. 1 gameplay recorder!

With Action! you can record and stream your gameplay, fullscreen Windows desktop, selected Windows desktop region, web player videos, music, benchmark and display game framerates, add streaming overlays, live audio commentary, webcams and much more! With outstanding performance and sleek design Action! defines a new standard of user experience for real-time gameplay recording and streaming software.

Top reasons why gamers select Action!

  • Smooth HD gameplay recording up to 120fps!
  • The best recording performance and low CPU usage!
  • Support for Streamlabs and other web browser overlays!
  • Live preview of video composition!
  • Easy to use and stylish user interface!
  • Up to 20 times smaller video recordings!
  • Video recording directly to MP4! (H.264/AVC) with hardware acceleration
  • Microphone audio commentary and webcams support!
  • Fast export directly to YouTube and Facebook!
  • LIVE Streaming to Twitch.tv, Facebook, YouTube, Smashcast and any custom RTMP destination!

Key features:


Full features list is available at: http://actionrecorder.com/en/features

  • Recording gameplay of DirectX 8/9/10/11/12 and OpenGL games
  • LIVE Streaming games to Twitch.tv, YouTube, hitbox, Facebook and more services!
  • Multi-layer HUD with chat overlay over any streamed game!
  • Display and benchmark FPS and average FPS for games
  • Direct gameplay recording to MP4 (H.264/AVC) format with Intel Quick Sync Video, NVIDIA NVENC and AMD APP acceleration!
  • Adding a webcam to gameplay recordings with optional background removal
  • Support for 4K webcams!
  • Recording fullscreen Windows desktop with full support for Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
  • Recording selected region of Windows desktop
  • Recording web player videos
  • Perfectly smooth web player video recordings with Perfect Video Match Mode
  • Real Time On-Screen Drawing Panel in any borderless windowed games!
  • Save game benchmark results to .HTML file
  • Recordings pause/resume option
  • Adding custom logo/overlay graphics
  • Logitech G13/G15/G19 keyboards LCD display support
  • Live audio commentary with a microphone
  • Microphone mixing level adjustment
  • Recording audio only
  • Capture microphone and system sounds into two separate audio tracks or files
  • Fullscreen games and desktop screenshots to JPG, PNG or BMP
  • Capturing selected region desktop screenshots
  • Option to detect framerate of source web player video
  • Exporting video recordings to popular formats and devices
  • CUDA, NVIDIA NVENC, AMD APP and Quick Sync Video acceleration for video exporting
  • Upload to YouTube and Facebook
  • User-friendly and stylish interface
  • Smooth and easy recording playback with built-in Action! player
  • Ultimate performance, low CPU usage, and high FPS video recording
  • Mouse clicks visualizations
  • Recorded webcams preview in Action! HUD
  • Custom hotkeys
  • Displaying detected 3D engine for games and applications
  • Multicore CPU Support

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Vista, 7, 8, 8.1,10
    • Processor: Intel® Celeron® 1.4GHz or equivalent processor (SSE2 required)
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Direct3D 9.0 compatible with Pixel Shader 2.0 support
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 92 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX® compatible
    • Additional Notes: Running Action! requires administrator rights.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Vista, 7, 8, 8.1,10
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.0GHz or equivalent processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Full Direct3D 10.0 compatible with Pixel Shader 4.0 support
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 92 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX® compatible
    • Additional Notes: Intel® processor with Intel® Quick Sync Video support, AMD Radeon™ with AMD APP or NVIDIA with NVENC support for hardware accelerated video recording directly to MP4 format.
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