Action! 2.8.2

Capture real-time live video, games, music and Windows computer screenshots and create high definition recordings

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    6.6 (265)
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    Various Utilities

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  • Works under:

    Windows Vista / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 7 / Windows 10

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Trial version
Action! 2.8.2
Action! 1.13.3_

Mirillis Action! is a piece of software designed to record live video from your PC screen with tremendous quality. With this software, gamers can record their screen action as they play online or local games so they can later share that footage on social media. The software can also perform regional screen recording that allows you to set a smaller frame than the fullscreen default recording mode. You can also take screenshots, record music, and save videos found online. The UI is easy to learn and use, and the software boasts exceptionally high frame rates.

This software uses a central platform to perform the numerous functions that it has built-in. Its main function is screen recording, and you can set the software to automatically start recording whenever a video game is open or a web browser is playing a video. You can switch between screens without affecting the quality or the frame rate of either screen, and you can automatically stream your recorded content to connected devices or the web. With Action! LIVE streaming, you can connect directly to YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch.

Action! can produce video files of exceptional quality thanks the hardware accelerator that comes built-in. It has no trouble capturing 4K video at 60 FPS, and it exports into the MP4 video format. The advanced technology found in this suite will allow for smaller video files that have smoother, more detailed action.

Other similar screen recorders have one fairly major disadvantage against the Action! app, which is that the UI for Action! is supremely intuitive and easy to pick up. Apps like Gameshow that provide nearly the same utility are much more convoluted and unnecessarily confusing. Even if you have no idea what you're doing, you can use the power of the Action! app to do what you need. Basic functionality is included in a video manager that lets you upload, browse, share, or delete content.

If you have multiple files open at once, the layout will show you the recordings in the software. It will also provide you with the file size of the entire group of recordings. On the right side of the app, you'll see pieces of variable information like the frame rate, video size, and format. If you need to adjust these functions, you can do so manually. With the settings menu on the top right of the app screen, you can take advantage of other functions. If you want to add a voiceover commentary, personal logo, or webcam video to your recording, you can easily do so with this app.

Those who might think the software could still be overwhelming can take solace in the fact that there are dozens of tutorials available online to help you master the functions of the Action! app. Almost any question you have about the app can be found in those sources.


  • Highly Intuitive
  • HD Playback at 60 FPS
  • Cross-Platform File Sharing


  • Resource Heavy
  • Predetermined Frame Rates

With Mirillis Action you’ll be able to record all your victories and epic fails to sites like Facebook, YouTube, Ustream, Twitch and more.

Designed for gamers with both high and low-end systems, Action is a high performance, low CPU screen capture software. Record both video and audio in various formats, take screenshots, and share your gaming experience with friends, family and fans on social media and gaming sites across the web.


If you've ever just wanted an easy way to record, stream and share gaming videos, Mirillis Action is for you. You can stream directly from the program to Twitch (formally, YouTube, Ustream and Livestream.

Entails three capture modes: Game, Desktop and Fragment.

Game Mode records video at high frames per second (fps) without loss. Desktop Mode records your entire computer screen (just one screen at a time, for now) and Fragment Mode allows you to select and record a specific area. Press the “record” button to start recording and click it again to stop it.

Once you’ve finished recording, you can select your code and resolution (NVIDIA 3D Vision, AMD Eyefinity, 1080p/720p HD MP4, etc.). Once the file has been saved, you’re ready to share. Upload to your YouTube or Facebook account from within the program, or save it locally and upload it to Ustream, Twitch, or other gaming sites manually.


Mirillis Action doesn't just record videos, it also features:

  • System benchmarking tools
  • Hardware acceleration for true HD video
  • Dual webcam/screen recording
  • Control recordings with your Android smartphone or tablet


Installation is simple. Just run the setup file and it’s done.

Mirillis Action is a fun and easy to use alternative to FRAPS and similar programs that can get in the way of making a great video.


  • Lag-free HD up to 120fps
  • Lowest CPU usage in its class
  • Record directly to MP4 (no transcodes)
  • Export videos straight to Facebook and YouTube
  • Record once with webcam and live commentary support


  • Trial version watermarks your streams and saved videos

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