How to Record Screens on Windows 10

If you’re a Windows 10 user and want to capture online video, Skype calls, or desktop activities, you need a good PC video recorder. Unfortunately, you may encounter incompatibility issues with some programs under Windows 10. In this article, you’ll learn how to capture screen activity on Windows 10 with Movavi Screen Recorder.

How to record screens on Windows 10 with Movavi Screen Recorder

Movavi Screen Recorder is a handy and easy-to-use screen recorder for Windows 10. In addition to recording videos, you can use this app as audio recording software. The program also lets you trim the recording and remove unwanted segments.

Step 1. Install the software

Download the installation file and follow the instructions on your screen. When the installation is complete, double-click the icon to launch the program.

Step 2. Adjust the capture settings

To record the PC screen, click Screen recording. Select the recording area by holding down the left mouse button and dragging the cursor across the area of the screen you want to capture.

Now select the type of audio source for recording sound. Click the Microphone or System Audio icon, or both, depending on the sound source you want to record (the corresponding icon will be highlighted in green when it’s activated).

Step 3. Record screen activity

Click the REC button. Recording will begin after a short countdown.

If you need a break, click Pause; to finish the capturing, click Stop. You can also use hotkeys: press F9 to pause/resume, F10 to stop, and F8 to grab a still screenshot. When you click Stop, the preview window opens. The video is automatically saved on your hard drive in MKV format.

Step 4. Edit the recorded video (optional)

If the recording contains some unwanted segments, you can remove them. First, make one or more cuts on the timeline – place the cursor where needed and hit the Cut button. Then select the section you want to remove and click Delete fragment.

Step 5. Save the result

You can save the recorded video in MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, or GIF directly from the preview window. To do this, click the Export button, select the format you want from the list, and hit Save.

Movavi Screen Recorder

The perfect way to record anything from your screen

Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Recorder does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.

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