Record and share your terminal sessions,
the right way.

Forget screen recording apps and blurry video. Enjoy a lightweight, purely text based approach to terminal recording.


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Supports Linux, Mac OS X and FreeBSD

Asciinema is a free and open source solution for recording the terminal sessions and sharing them on the web. Read more about how it works.

Simple recording

Record right where you work - in a terminal. To start just run asciinema rec, to finish hit <ctrl-d> or type exit.

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Copy & Paste

Any time you see a command you'd like to try in your own terminal just pause the player and copy-paste the content you want. It's just a text after all!


Easily embed an asciicast player in your blog post, project documentation page or in your conference talk slides.

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