Screenium is a full-featured OS X screen recorder that’s even better with version 3.1

I’ve long been a fan of Synium Software's Screenium, a screen recording tool for Mac OS X. It’s even better with the new version 3.1, which let you record from iOS and tvOS devices.

With the user-friendly Screenium you can record at 60 frames per second. This allows you to “grab” some nice screen recordings for tutorials, websites, and more. If you work with an ultra-high resolution 4K or 5K display or a Retina Mac, Screenium creates the smoothest video quality possible for these types of devices. It also packs a versatile video editor that makes it easy to process your footage.

With Screenium, you can create transitions between individual sequences, adapt the length of your video clips, add text, shapes, markers or pre-cast animations. There are templates for text or graphic overlays to make your work easier. With a few clicks, you can adapt the presentation to your specific requirements.

With version 3.1, you can now record the contents of your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch) and fourth generation Apple TV. The screen recorder will even play your iOS device's audio while capturing video.

This new feature means Screencast now provides four recording modes: full screen, area selection, specific window, and iOS/tvOS. You even have the option to embed FaceTime camera footage as a Picture-in-Picture clip.

Screenium requires OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later, though the gang at Synium Software recommends OS X 10.10 Yosemite or 10.11 El Capitan. Recording iOS devices requires iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 or later as well as an iOS device with a Lightning connector.

Until January 19 (that’s today), Screenium is offered at a 50% discount. After that, the regular price of $49.99 will apply. If you have a need (or desire) to make screen recordings, this is a fine tool at an excellent price. It’s available at the product website or the Mac App Store.