Effortlessly create, encode and share screencasts
Iris is capable to record high quality video by taking advantage of the on-board GPU acceleration when available. Consequently, you can enjoy your screencasts in different file formats and share them with ease via different sharing services.
In addition to capturing your Mac’s desktop, Iris is also capable to optionally record the video feed from your Mac’s webcam and up to two audio sources, including the built-in microphone and your Mac’s audio.
It is worth mentioning that third party applications might be required in order to capture audio from running applications.
Adjust the size of the recording area and watermark your video
As follows, Iris offers you to encode your video during recording or encode it later using the desired codec and offers you different screen recording sizes. On top of that, you have the option to add and place your own watermark anywhere within the recording area.
As mentioned above, you can choose up to two different audio source and include the video feed of your webcam into the screencast. Additionally, Iris offers you the option to display the mouse cursor and clicks in the recording and pan the video along with the movement of the cursor.
Enable or disable options using the user-definable keyboard shortcuts
The best part about Iris, is that you can create, save and use multiple presets with just a couple of mouse clicks. By accessing Iris’ status bar menu, you can start, stop or pause the recording, mute the microphone and enable or disable the “Talking Head”, “Follow Cursor” and “Capture Cursor”.
All your recordings are available in the History window, from where you can encode your videos using a codec of your choice and share the resulting recording via Email, Messages, Facebook or Vimeo.
Reviewed by George Popescu, last updated on November 14th, 2014
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- Status item UI has been updated for Yosemite dark appearance
- Added bitrate and keyframe options for h.264 encoding
- Added support for SVG watermarks
- Better support for pdf watermarks
Application descriptionIris is a high performance screen recorder that records to h.264. Iris leverages on-board GPU acceleration when availa...