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System Requirements: Windows 7 ( partial support), 8, 8.1, 10. OSX > 10.10. Available in πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§, πŸ‡«πŸ‡·, πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ, πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ and πŸ‡΅πŸ‡Ή/πŸ‡§πŸ‡· languages.

Fair pricing

You pay a one-time price for Folge. No hidden upgrade fees or monthly charges. Pay once, and get the app forever with all updates and new features. Like the good old days.

Advanced customizations

Make the perfect guide for your project. Customize every aspect of the final product: colors, fonts, images, layout, and more. Get the perfect guide for your project with our easy-to-use tool.

Privacy first

Like Problems Steps Recorder, Folge stores your information locally, and you truly own it. Folge lets you export your guides and move to another location.

Why choose Folge over Problems Steps Recorder?

Microsoft Steps Recorder or Problem Steps Recorder PSR is a built-in Windows application that records screenshots of the desktop along with the annotated steps while recording the activity on the screen. Unfortunately, Microsoft is deprecating Steps Recorder and it no longer will be available. But Folge, a popular alternative to Steps Recorder, is still here and actively developed!

Folge is the ideal solution for anyone who wants to create beautiful interactive documentation, step-by-step guides and tutorials. With its custom design capabilities and pricing Folge enables individuals and businesses of all to quickly create stunning documentation and engage with their audience.

One time price

Folge has a very transparent pricing strategy with three versions. Use the free version for as long as you want, or upgrade for a one-time price to a personal license.

Are you a business and need more flexibility and features? The business license lets you reuse licenses for your employees.

For lesser features and restricted access, you'll likely pay hundreds of dollars to annually, which is very expensive.

Advanced customizations

When using Folge, you can personalize every part of your guide. It all begins with capturing, where you can choose to capture only the window you are working with, a particular area, or the entire screen - and you can switch between these modes quickly. Once your process is recorded, you start customizing and editing images.

The Image Editor offers an extensive range of tools to modify your screenshots as required: WYSIWYG editor, nest steps, create multi-image steps, add new steps on the fly from new captures, existing images, clipboard content or have no-image steps.

Utilize one of the multiple tools to add context to your screenshots. You can adjust each tool as desired: colors, widths and special attributes: Rectangle, Ellipse, Lines, Various Arrows, brush, text (any font/color), step numbers, blur/highlight/magnify/orc/crop.

Finally export your guide in one of many formats: PDFs/Docs/PPTs/two HTMLs/JSONs/MDs and more coming. Add logos; utilize custom CSS; brand colors; localize; add borders to images and more.

Pay once. Get app forever

Give Folge a try, it's free forever up to 5 guides and PDF exports. One price, all features: no recurring fees, upgrade charges, no bad surpises. Your data is with you forever
Personal License

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Free Versionβœ… Yesβœ… Yes
One time priceβœ… Yes❌ No
Multiplatformβœ… Yes, Mac and Windows❌ Only Wndows
Offline accessβœ… Work with guides without internetβœ… Yes
Unlimited Guides in Paid Versionβœ… Yesβœ… Yes
Capture active window, full screen or regionβœ… Yes❌ Only window
Capture web and desktopβœ… Yes❌ Only Desktop
OCR in editorβœ… Yes❌ No
Online exportβœ… Yesβœ… Yes
PDF, HTML exportβœ… Yes❌ No
Word, Powerpoint, JSON, Markdown exportsβœ… Yes❌ No
Image editβœ… Yesβœ… Yes
WYSIWYG editorβœ… Yes❌ No
Blur, magnify, step numbers, highlight toolsβœ… Yes❌ No
Final guide customizationβœ… Full❌ No
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Steps Recorder?

The Windows Problem Steps Recorder is a powerful tool built into Windows that helps you capture the steps you take on your computer. Its primary purpose is to document the actions you've taken, making it easier for technical support and developers to troubleshoot issues. When a problem arises, recording your steps can be incredibly helpful in pinpointing exactly what went wrong and how to fix it.

Is Steps Recorder free?

Yes. Steps Recorder is absolutely free, but no longer is available and can be used in newest Windows versions.

What is Folge?

Folge is a cost-effective, cross-platform alternative to Tango. A powerful desktop tool for creating, managing, and sharing processes and knowledge whatΒ Folge is. Folge doesn't share private information with the cloud, works offline, and stores your data on your computer.

Is Folge free?

Yes. There are free and paid versions of Folge. The free version lets you export to PDF and use it for five guides. If you require more features, you can purchase the app together with all upcoming improvements and bug patches for a reasonable one-time fee. You own your data and your guides