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How to record a screen with Movavi Screen Recorder
Movavi Screen Recorder makes it simple and intuitive to make HD screen recordings with audio, and then to easily edit and share them afterwards. Starting and ending your recording is very easy with hotkeys or buttons in the program interface.
To use Movavi Screen Recorder to capture your Mac screen, follow the instructions below:
Step 1. Install the screen recorder
Download the installation file and install Movavi Screen Recorder following the on-screen instructions. After the program is installed, launch it.
Step 2. Specify the recording settings
Open the Settings menu, where you can check the recording parameters. You can add screen effects for mouse and keyboard, schedule your recording, and more.
Step 3. Record your screen
Start recording by hitting the REC button. The software counts down three seconds and then begins recording. Hit the Stop button to stop recording when you’re ready.
Step 4. Edit and save your video
After you’ve finished recording, you can edit the recorded video. To do this, click the Scissors icon. Make a cut and click the Trash Can icon. When you’re done editing, click on the Export button and select the saving settings. You can choose an output format and folder for your file. From here, it is simple to share the recording or upload it on any video-sharing platform.
Frequently asked questions
Where is the stop button on QuickTime screen recording?
The stop button on QuickTime screen recording will appear at the very top toolbar of your Mac screen, towards the right-hand side. This button is often near the battery indicator. It will appear as a “button” style icon.
What is the keyboard shortcut to stop screen recording on a Mac?
You need to hit Ctrl + Command + Esc if you are using QuickTime to make a screen recording, which forces it to quit. But different software has its own different set of controls and shortcuts you can use to stop recording.
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