Best Screen Recorder for Fast & Effective Communication

Share information quicker and with more context and clarity using the best free screen recorder available for Mac, Windows, Chrome and iOS. Record your full screen or just a part of it and share it instantly via url.

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Don’t Just Say It, Show It With A Screen Recording

Add context and clarity to your communications by recording and annotating your screen without the time commitment and hassle of scheduling a meeting or another “quick sync.”

Communicate intricate instructions in seconds.

Avoid wordy chat and email threads.

Increase team collaboration and productivity.

Improve alignment and understanding.

How To Record Your Screen with Zight

Zight offers multiple ways to record your screen in a few simple steps.

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Record In A Few Simple Steps

1. Download & Install Zight

If you haven’t already, signup for Zight (up to 90 second recordings are FREE) and download the application for your Mac, Windows or iOS device or install the extension for Chrome.

2. Launch Zight

Once you have Zight installed, simply launch the app from your applications or toolbar. Click on the application icon and choose the Record option.

3. Choose Your Screen Recording Options

From the Record menu, select your screen recording preferences. You can choose to record your full screen, or record only a part of your screen and if you want to record just your screen or include a cam overlay. You can also select your recording format of a video or gif and choose your audio/mic preferences.

4. Start Recording

After you have chosen your preferences, click the “Start recording” button. A count down prompt from 3-2-1 will show and then your screen recording will begin. The tool bar will show you a recording timer and provide additional options to annotate, pause or finish your recording.

5. Finish & Edit Screen Recording

Once you click the “Finish” button, your recording will automatically process and present you with options to trim or cut if needed.

6. Easily Share via URL

Your recording is now available in your Zight files. Keep it for yourself or easily share it via an autogenerated link anywhere you can share a url. You can also drag and drop items into emails and chat apps.

Integrates to Work Where You Work

Zight screenshots can be shared wherever you can share a link and integrates directly with your favorite apps including:

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Frequently Asked Questions

Communication challenges can be a hindrance to anyone. It is common in our day to day lives to try and explain an issue, describe a product feature or convey a complex idea and finding the right words can be difficult. Using a screen recording can help illustrate your points better, it enables you to show what you mean in addition to being able to explain it verbally. Additionally, some context or nuisance of explanations may get lost when the message is repeated across multiple people.  Screen recordings are effectively used when, you need to explain a complex idea and want to illustrate with visuals or highlight a key point, for regular status updates or presentations with someone it may be hard to connect with live, to help troubleshoot a technical or support issue with a customer, enhancing documentation and tutorials and so much more. Check our our use cases page for more ideas on how ways you can use a screen recorder to become more productive and communicate better.

Yes. Zight offers a free plan that’s great for the occasional quick project. Our free plan allows for recordings of up to 90 seconds.  You can find our more about the features available on our different plans, visit our Plans Page.

While Zight has a free plan available, paid plans vary based on plan type and number of users. The Pro Plan is available for $9.95 per month, Teams plans are $8.00 per month with a minimum of 3 users, and custom enterprise plan quotes are available. You can speak with someone on our sales team if you would like to learn more about Enterprise pricing. Contact Sales here.

Yes. Zight screen recording is available for multiple operating systems. We support the following operating systems:

  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Chrome
  • iOS


Zight is available for Mac, Windows, Chrome and iOS. Zight supports Windows 10 and up as well as MacOS BigSur (11.0) and up.