Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac

How to capture screen on your Mac

Download this convenient screen recorder for Mac and capture anything you want: video guides, Skype calls, streaming video, and much more.

The built-in video editing tool can easily turn your raw screen grabs into stylish video clips. Cut out unwanted fragments, enhance video, add music, join different parts of the clip with beautiful transitions, and more.

Working with our Mac screen capture software is very easy! To create professional-looking high quality screencasts, just follow four simple steps: set the screen recording parameters; capture your screencast; process it with the editing app; and save you video in the desired format.

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Step 1. Set Parameters to Record Screen on Mac

Set the required frame rate

Capture footage from your Mac screen at up to 60 fps!

Adjust the recording area

Capture windows, or full screen,
or specific parts of the screen

Capture keyboard and mouse actions

  • Show the keys you hit on the keyboard
  • Highlight the cursor with different colors

Capture audio from any source

  • Audio sets and headphones
  • Microphones and MIDI devices
  • Skype calls and program sounds

Step 2. Record Your Screencast

Grab your screen with Movavi

Manage the capturing process
with hot keys

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Grab HD screenshots
while you’re recording

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Set the time for the program to finish capturing, so you can take a break while it’s working

Step 3. Edit Video

Enhance the video quality

Divide the video into parts, delete unwanted segments

Add good music and stylish transitions

... and much more!

Step 4. Save Video in Convenient Format

Convert video to MP4, MOV, AVI, or other popular media formats

Use the handy mobile presets to watch the result of your video screen capture on your smartphone, tablet, or other portable device

Save videos in a flash with the new SuperSpeed mode. Learn more




Tech Specs


System Requirements

  • Intel-based Macintosh computer
  • Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, or 10.10 – 64-bit
  • Display graphics minimum resolution of 1024x768x32-bit color
  • RAM: Minimum 256 MB or higher
  • 1 GB of free hard disk space for proper operation
  • Administrative permissions are required for installation
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Here you can find the complete list of formats supported by Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac.


Video Formats Supported Codecs
3GPP (.3gp), 3GPP2 (.3g2) H.263, H.264, MPEG-4
Audio Video Interleave (.avi) H.264, MPEG-4, MJPEG**
Flash (.flv, .swf) FLV1, H.264
Matroska (.mkv) H.264, MPEG-4**, MJPEG**, Theora**, VP9**
MPEG (.mpg)* MPEG-1, MPEG-2
MPEG-4 (.mp4) MPEG-4, H.264
OGV – Ogg Video (.ogv) Theora
QuickTime (.mov) H.264, MPEG-4**, MJPEG**
WebM (.webm) VP8, VP9**
WMV – Windows Media Video (.wmv)** WMV V8
Audio Formats Supported Codecs
AAC – Advanced Audio Coding (.aac) AAC
FLAC – Free Lossless Audio Codec (.flac) FLAC
MP3 – MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer III (.mp3) MP3
MPEG-4 (.m4a)* AAC
OGG – Ogg Audio (.ogg) Vorbis
WAV – Waveform Audio File Format (.wav) PCM
WMA – Windows Media Audio (.wma) WMA 9
Image Formats Supported Codecs
GIF (.gif)** GIF

*Available in the video editing app only

**Available in the screen capturing app only

Supported Devices


  • Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7"
  • Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9"
  • Amazon Kindle Fire HDX


  • iPad (1–4), iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display
  • iPhone (1–3GS, 4–4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6)
  • iPod Classic, iPod Nano (5G, 7G), iPod Touch (1–3G, 4G, 5G)
  • Apple TV


  • Archos 7
  • Archos AV500/700
  • Archos 605/705/Archos TV+
  • Archos 504/604
  • Archos 404/405


  • BBK Media Player


  • BlackBerry Z10, Z30
  • BlackBerry Q10
  • BlackBerry Bold 9900, 9930
  • BlackBerry PlayBook
  • BlackBerry Torch
  • BlackBerry Bold 9000, 9700
  • BlackBerry Bold 9650, 9780
  • BlackBerry Storm
  • BlackBerry Curve 8900
  • BlackBerry Flip 8220/8230
  • BlackBerry Pearl 8100 Series
  • BlackBerry 8800 Series


  • Cowon D2/D2+
  • Cowon O2/S9
  • Cowon A3
  • Cowon Q5/N3/P5
  • Cowon iAudio X5


  • Explay HD Quad
  • Explay Navigator, Vision
  • Explay Infinity, Sky Plus
  • Explay Surf, Polo


  • Google Nexus 10
  • Google Nexus 7
  • Google Nexus 5
  • Google Nexus 4


  • HTC One mini 2
  • HTC Desire 816
  • HTC Desire 310
  • HTC One (M8)
  • HTC One Mini
  • HTC Butterfly
  • HTC Flyer
  • HTC Sensation
  • HTC One X
  • HTC One
  • HTC Droid Incredible
  • HTC Desire
  • HTC Wildfire S
  • HTC Diamond
  • HTC EVO 3D


  • iriver B100
  • iriver P8
  • iriver E300
  • iriver E150
  • iriver E100/Lplayer


  • Lenovo A Series
  • Lenovo P Series
  • Lenovo K Series
  • Lenovo Vibe Series
  • Lenovo Tablet A Series
  • Lenovo Yoga Tablet Series
  • Lenovo Miix Series
  • Lenovo ThinkPad Series


  • LG G3
  • LG G Pad
  • LG G Flex
  • LG Optimus G2
  • LG Optimus 4X HD
  • LG Optimus
  • LG Prime
  • LG KP500
  • LG Bliss UX700


  • Zune
  • Zune HD
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One


  • Motorola Q
  • Motorola CLIQ
  • Motorola RAZR
  • Motorola Droid RAZR HD
  • Motorola XOOM
  • Motorola DEFY
  • Motorola ATRIX


  • Nokia Lumia 1520
  • Nokia Lumia 1020
  • Nokia Lumia 930
  • Nokia Lumia 920
  • Nokia N900
  • Nokia N97
  • Nokia N96, N95, N93, N92
  • Nokia N86, N85, N82, N81
  • Nokia N90, N80
  • Nokia N70–N79
  • Nokia XpressMusic 5800, 5530
  • Nokia XpressMusic 5730, 5630, 5610
  • Nokia XpressMusic 5320, 5220
  • Nokia X6, X7
  • Nokia X3
  • Nokia E90
  • Nokia E75, E72, E71
  • Nokia E70, E60
  • Nokia E66, E65, E63, E62, E61
  • Nokia E55, E52, E51, E50


  • Palm Pre
  • Palm Treo Series


  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2014 Edition
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S III
  • Samsung Galaxy S II
  • Samsung Galaxy S
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8", 10.1")
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (7")
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (8", 10.1")
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7")
  • Samsung Impression
  • Samsung Omnia II
  • Samsung Omnia HD
  • Samsung Jet S8000
  • Samsung Star S5230
  • Samsung Pixon 12
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Note
  • Samsung Charge


  • SanDisk Sansa


  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X1
  • Sony Xperia S
  • Sony Xperia Tablet Z
  • Sony Xperia Z, ZL, Z1
  • Sony PlayStation 3
  • Sony PlayStation 4
  • Sony PlayStation Portable
  • Sony PlayStation Vita
  • Sony Walkman

Wondering how to screen capture on a Mac? Just download Movavi’s screen recording program for Mac and capture anything you want!
Capture streaming movies, record activities from your desktop, take screen grabs on Mac, and much more.

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Disclaimer. Please be aware that Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac does not allow to capture copy-protected video and audio.

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