Blue Recorder Desktop Screen Recorder for Linux

Blue Recorder is a free and open source desktop screen recorder application for Linux. Using Blue Recorder you can record your desktop video and audio. It supports recording on Wayland display server and Xorg. It is released under open source GNU General Public License version 3 and built using Rust, GTK+ 3 and ffmpeg. You can record video in mkv, avi, mp4, wmv, gif and nut file formats.

Blue Recorder screen recorder


You can set the audio input source, output file saving path, frames and delay. You can record a windows or particular area with mouse pointer or without mouse pointer. It also comes with a option to disable video or audio during the record. The interface is super simple and easy to use.

How to install Blue Recorder on Ubuntu Linux

Blue Recorder is available via flatpak and snap packages for Linux system. You can install and uninstall via your terminal command-line tool. If you don’t have flatpak on your system, then you can install it via the below tutorial link and restart your system after the installation.

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How to install flatpak

Open terminal via pressing ctrl+alt+t keys and run below Blue Recorder flatpak installation command. It will install the latest version of Blue Recorder on your Linux system.

flatpak install flathub

You can open Blue Recorder via below command

flatpak run

Blue Recorder

If you want to uninstall Blue Recorder, the follow below command. It will uninstall it from your system.

sudo flatpak uninstall

Install Blue Recorder via Snap:

Open the terminal cmd app and run below snap installation command.

sudo snap install blue-recorder

You can uninstall it via

sudo snap remove blue-recorder

That’s it.

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