3 TinyTake alternatives you should know in 2021

Looking for great alternatives to TinyTake to create cool timelapses of your screen and show off your work? Check out this great possibilities!


Hustl is a Mac app that allows you to create great timelapses with no post editing required. Adjust the frame you want to record or limit it to an specific app or page and hit “record”!

When finished, you will be able to adjust the video speed and export directly your timelapse video, ready to share!

These are the some of the features of its new version, Hustl 2.0:

  • Ultra high-definition. 4K & 8K support: you can now export up to 8K resolution. Enjoy the quality and the precision of every pixel on the screen.
  • Fix the aspect ratio. Or go fullscreen: Go fullscreen in a single click, or get to adjust every capture area with pixel perfect precision and aided by the tool to lock the aspect ratio.
  • Capture only the active app: Set a specific app as a target and Hustl will prevent any other screens to be part of your time-lapse by automagically ignoring all other activity happening outside of your app.
  • Slow down. Or speed up. Select the final duration and control every detail: Adjust output video format and select export time, choosing how long the time-lapse will be by changing the amount of frames per second (FPS) the output video will use. Learn more about how to choose the perfect speed for timelapses with the timelapse calculator.
  • Pause your time-lapse. Resume anytime: Hustl lets you pause and resume your recording at any time, as many times as you need. 

Here you can see a real example of a user creating with Hustl:

Free Cam

Free Cam is a screen recorder (only available for Windows) that allows you to record the selected area of your screen and include your own audio, having also cool features as the possibility to record system sounds, highlight important things including mouse click sounds and a video editor that will allow you to trim unnecessary parts and fix audio, exporting a great final video.

To create a timelapse from a screen recorder without features to speed the video up like Free Cam, check out our tutorial on how to make a speedpaint or this one, where we teach you how to slow down a timelapse.

Panopto Express

Panopto Express is a screen recorder that allows to capture your screen and record multiple sources at a time, perfect to narrate presentations, lessons or how-to videos. Once you’ve recorded your content, you can instantly download or share to social platforms like YouTube. It’s available for Windows and Mac.

To create a timelapse from a screen recorder without features to speed the video up like Panopto, check out the tutorial on how to make a speedpaint or this one, how to slow down a timelapse.


In this post, we’ve shown you some great alternatives to TinyTake.

We have presented three options to consider: Hustl, Panopto Express and Free Cam. If you were wondering different alternatives to TinyTake, we hope we’ve given you some ideas!

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