Screenium Mac video capture software is a simple application to use. It has the features and tools to accomplish almost any screen-capture and video-editing task you could need for professional and personal projects.

You can cut clips, add transitions, edit audio and make other changes to your recordings. This video capture software for Mac earns high marks for usability, a TopTenREVIEWS metric that measures overall ease of use and usefulness of the design interface, tools and features.

This video grabber for Mac software offers all the recording tools on our lineup except screenshot capture and scheduled recording. However, it does have a timer that lets you set a delay to record, after you click the record button. You also can set a maximum recording time, to limit the length of a recording. In addition, you can record from your Mac's iSight camera or an external camera connected through USB.

This software records in stealth mode, with the icon removed from your Mac's dock. You can hide the desktop background and icons when you record video on Macs too.

Screenium offers a host of strong editing tools. You can add arrows, solid circles and solid polygons, as well as a square frame and circle frame to place around portions of your video. You can do voiceovers, add text and change the fonts and text sizes. This video capture Mac software lets you add shadows and frames and adjust them to varied sizes, thicknesses and so forth. You can zoom and mute part of your screencasts.

There are 31 image filters, such as Chroma Key, Gamma Adjust, Zoom Blur, Sharpen Luminance, Sepia Tone and others. There are 14 audio filters, including Parametric EQ, Peak Limiter, Dynamics Processor, Distortion, Reverb, Delay and others.

Screenium does not have a tool to place a watermark on your screencasts, and it does not offer cursor effects to change your cursor to different shapes to add emphasis.

Although Screenium offers nine video formats, including animation, and seven audio formats, it does not let you convert files to WAV, AIFF, HTML or PNG.

Help and support options available with this video capture Mac software include tutorials and a knowledgebase. You may contact support via email, but there is no telephone support. There is no user forum or blog.

Screenium Summary:

Screenium offers solid options for recording video and audio files and editing them into video presentations or other media projects. It lacks a few standard conversion formats and support options, but overall, this Mac video capture software is a quality product for any personal or professional video-capture needs.


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Screenium offers several quality recording and editing tools. It ranks high in usability.

The software lacks the ability to save or export files to a few standard formats, including WAV, AIFF, HTML and PNG.

The Verdict
: 7.05/10

This Mac video capture software is a quality product for any personal or professional video-capture and editing needs.