One-Click Screen Capture on a Mac with Movavi

How to capture screen on your Mac

Movavi Screen Capture Studio is a convenient screen recorder for Mac that lets you capture anything from the screen of your Apple computer: video guides, Skype calls, streaming video, gameplay, and much more.

The built-in video editing tool helps you turn raw footage into stylish video clips. Cut unwanted fragments, enhance the video, add music and titles, connect clips with dynamic transitions, and more.

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

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Step 1. Set Up the Screen Recorder for Mac

Set the required frame rate

Capture footage from your Mac screen at up to 60 fps, or reduce the output file size by capturing at 5-10 fps.

Adjust the recording area

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

Capture audio from any source

  • Audio sets and headphones
  • Microphones and MIDI devices
  • Skype calls and program sounds
  • Check if your sound devices work, adjust the volume

Capture keyboard and mouse actions

  • Show the keys you hit on the keyboard
  • Highlight the cursor with different colors
  • Set custom mouse click sounds and manage click sound volume

Step 2. Make a Screen Grab on Your Mac

Grab your screen with Movavi

Manage your capturing with hot keys and the control bar above the capture frame

Screen recording software for Mac

Grab HD screenshots while you’re recording, edit them, and save the result in the format you choose!

Screen recorder for Mac

Configure the program for scheduled recording with the convenient capture timer

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 clips from your Macintosh screen in an instant thanks to the SuperSpeed option. Learn more




Tech Specs


System Requirements

  • Mac OS Х® 10.7 or higher (version for 10.6* here)
  • 64-bit Intel® processor
  • 1280 × 800 screen resolution, 32-bit color
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 700 MB available hard disk space for installation,
    2 GB for ongoing operations
  • Administrator permissions are required for installation
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* Unfortunately, webcam recording is not supported under Mac OS X 10.6.

Wondering how to screen capture on a Mac? With Movavi Screen Capture Studio, you can record the screen on your Mac with ease! Take advantage of the easy-to-use capture area selection to record in full-screen or grab any part of your screen; capture any video on Mac – online clips, apps, browser windows, Skype conversations, and more.
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