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Movavi Screen Capture for Mac

Use Movavi`s recording software for Mac

Always wondered how to record video on Mac? The best way to do it is with Movavi’s user-friendly recording software for Mac that lets you capture any activity from your desktop.

The program doesn’t require any professional skills. Just set your capturing preferences with a few clicks, record your desktop display, and save the video in any popular format. Video capture on Mac is so easy with this powerful desktop recorder.

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Step 1. Set Up Screen Video Capture on Your Mac

Choose the appropriate frame rate

Capture video at up to 60 fps or set a frame rate as low as 5 fps to reduce the resulting file size

Adjust the capture area

Move and resize the capture
frame to record any part of screen

Record keyboard and mouse actions

  • Display pressed keys on the screen
  • Capture mouse movements and highlight the cursor
  • Make mouse clicks louder or quieter, or mute them completely
  • Customize click sounds

Manage audio sources

  • Grab sound from system audio, headphones, microphones, MIDI devices
  • Record Skype calls and program sounds
  • Check and adjust audio device volume

Step 2. Record Desktop on Mac

Video recorder for Mac

Use hot keys or the capture frame panel to control the capture process

Record desktop on Mac and capture screenshots

Grab screenshots while you capture – and set the desired format: JPG, PNG, and others.

Set the time on Movavi`s video grabber

Set the timer and relax – the grabber will automatically record your screen during the scheduled time period.

Step 3. Save Video in Any Popular Format

Trim your clip as needed

Convert the video to
MP4, MOV, AVI, or another popular format

Use convenient mobile presets to save your video for viewing on portable devices

Save videos in less than no time with 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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. Capture desktop video on Mac

Here you can find the complete list of formats supported by Movavi Screen Capture 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-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
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

Click the manufacturer name to open/close the full list of supported devices
from that company.


  • 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

*Disclaimer Please be aware that Movavi Screen Capture for Mac does not allow to capture copy protected videos and audios

Download Movavi’s desktop capturing app for OS X and save all types of media output to your hard drive. Record streaming videos and music, web pages, Skype conference calls, and much more.
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