Welcome to Freecorder 8
Congratulations! You've discovered the best free video and audio recording tool for Windows on the planet. Check out the Quick Start below to get up and running with Freecorder.
Freecorder is 100% free. Our development efforts are supported by advertising which may appear on some pages.
To use Freecorder Ad free: Purchase an inexpensive ad-free license here.
IMPORTANT: You may need to restart Firefox now for Freecorder to appear.
Another option is to use Freecorder in Ad-Free mode, which lets you run the Freecorder programs from your start menu. You can get Freecorder Ad-Free here.
For Internet Explorer: You may need to restart your browser for Freecorder to appear.
You may need to restart your browser for Freecorder to appear. Freecorder may not appear on the first page after you open Chrome, but it should appear once you go to another page.
In some cases the Freecorder menu button still won't appear. Starting in January 2014, Google is not allowing extensions not hosted in their store to be installed automatically.
- Download freecorder.crx from here and save it to your computer. Ignore the error message -- freecorder.crx will be in your downloads folder.
- Click the Chrome menu icon on the browser toolbar.
- Select Tools > Extensions.
- Locate freecorder.crx on your computer and drag the file onto the Extensions page.
- Review the list of permissions in the dialog that appears. If you would like to proceed, click Install.
Install Freecorder Ad-Free version (for a small fee), which lets you run the Freecorder tools from your start menu. You can get Freecorder Ad-Free here.
Next Step: Install FREE FLV Player
FLV Player integrates with Freecorder, making it easy to play downloaded your video files. Get it now!
If you selected the Toolbar option, you should see Freecorder like this at the top of your browser:
If you selected the Browser Menu Option, click the Freecorder button in the top right corner of your browser, and the Freecorder menu will appear, with all kinds of handy recording tools:
Here's a quick summary of the important buttons:
Go to a page on YouTube.com, then click this button to save the video in a variety of formats.
Click here, then play your video. The video is saved to your PC.
Click here, then play the audio you want to record. It's saved as a MP3 file to your PC. This works with ANY web site.
Make a video from any area on your screen (including audio). This recorder will save audio from ANY web site.
Save and convert files from Torrent sites
Click this to convert your saved files to other formats.
This FLV and Media Player plays all kinds of video and audio files. For downloaded FLV files, you'll need this player to watch them.
Use this button to get help, FAQ, and our professionally written User Guide.