What’s new in Movavi Screen Recorder for Mac?

We constantly improve and provide additional features of our program. With each new release, Movavi Screen Recorder for Mac gets smarter, faster, and more functional.

Version 2022


    macOS Monterey Support

  • Now we support macOS Monterey! Record your screen even on the latest operating system version.
  • Widescreen Monitors Support

  • We also support widescreen monitors! So don't deny yourself anything and record your screen with high resolution.
  • Other

  • We've fixed some minor bugs. Now the program runs faster, and it is clearer and more enjoyable to work with.

Version 21.5.0


  • Minor improvements and bug fixes.

Version 21.4.0

    Audio Recording Indicator

  • No more doubts as to whether you're recording sound or not! Sound level is now indicated before and during the capture process.
  • Access to Webcam Settings

  • We’ve added a little Cogwheel button in the webcam recording window, so the webcam settings are easier to access and faster to use.
  • Other

  • Plus some other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 21.3.0

    Webcam Settings

  • Resize and relocate your webcam right on the capture area. Drag and drop the webcam preview to the desirable corner, hover over it, and select the preferred size. No wasted movements, everything is simple and convenient.
  • Webcam Shape

  • Add a twist to your videos with new webcam shapes. Circle or rectangle — it’s up to you now.
  • Other

  • Plus some other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 21.2.0

    Audio Recording on Apple M1

  • Breaking news for all Apple M1 users: you can now capture system sound!
  • Interface Design Modification

  • Minor design changes to make the program even more pleasant to work with.
  • Other

  • Plus some other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 21.1.0

    Draw on Videos

  • Now you can draw on the video during the recording process.
  • Audio Recording Interface Modification

  • The audio recording interface has been modified so controlling the sound recording is now more convenient.
  • Audio Upload to Google Drive

  • You can now upload audio files to Google Drive.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 21.0.2

    Bug Fixes

  • We fixed bugs on macOS 10.10.

Version 21.0.1

    Bug Fixes

  • We fixed sound bugs for macOS Big Sur users.

Version 2021

    Handy Sidebar Configuration

  • You can add your most-used settings to the sidebar so they will always be easily accessible.
  • Sound Recording

  • Now it’s easier to record system sound or microphone input separately from the screen recording.
  • Other

  • Major bug fixes and improvements.
  • Webcam Recording

  • You can grab just your webcam output without recording the screen.

Version 11.7.0

    Screenshots Sharing

  • Now you can share screenshots right from the preview window.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 11.6.0

    Activation and Purchase

  • Now you can buy the full version of Screen Recorder and activate the program in a few clicks. You’ll find the icons to do this right on the sidebar.
  • Screenshotting

  • Now you can take screenshots in the free version of the program.
  • You can take a screenshot in Full Screen mode with one click.
  • Interface Design

  • New icon for Movavi Cloud.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 11.5.0

    Screenshot Editing

  • Now you can add text to your screenshots.
  • Email Address Collection

  • We’ve added a tab where you can provide your email address.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 11.4.0

    Interface Redesign

  • We’ve added the media library to the preview window.
  • Your recordings and screenshots are now saved to the same folder.
  • The sharing options have been moved to the preview window, making sharing faster and easier.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 11.3.0

  • We’ve added a tip for choosing Full Screen format.
  • Now you can resize the capture area manually.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.
  • Interface Modifications

  • The onboarding panel opens up without a welcome window.

Version 11.2.0

    Free Version Limitations

  • You cannot edit screenshots and record system sounds in the free version of the program.
  • Activation

  • Now you don’t need to restart the program after activation.
  • Interface Design

  • New export window design.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 11.1.0

    Screenshot Sharing

  • Now you can share screenshots from the preview window of the saved files.
  • Overlay Panel

  • We’ve added a countdown to the overlay panel, which activates if autocompletion is scheduled.
  • Video Editor

  • An Open in Video Editor button has been added to the editing panel. Now you can open your recordings in Movavi Video Editor if the program is installed on your computer.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 11.0.0

    Interface Design

  • We’ve created a new interface design that’s more user-friendly, more intuitive and more modern.
  • Onboarding Instructions

  • We’ve added onboarding instructions to make learning the program faster and easier.
  • Screenshot Sharing

  • Now you can share screenshots via social networks – WhatsApp, Telegram. You can also copy the image link and send it to colleagues and friends.
  • Enchanced Export Window

  • The export window has been enhanced. We’ve added the SuperSpeed tool to the saving tab, changed the location of the settings and removed the tab with the choice of output devices.
  • Modified Recording Panel

  • We’ve modified the pre-recording panel into a sidebar, so it takes less space and doesn’t block half the screen. The panel consists of two blocks – horizontal and vertical. The horizontal block helps to control recording, the vertical block controls the recording effects.
  • The blinking recording frame has been removed so it doesn’t distract you from recording.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 10.4.0

    Useful Tips

  • Added tips on how to use Screen Recorder. These appear when you hover the cursor over a particular button. Tips can be enabled or disabled in the Settings menu.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 10.3.0


  • Now you can take screenshots and edit them too. You can even grab them during the recording process, so you don’t have to stop the video. After you’ve captured your screenshots, the editing panel opens automatically.
  • Modified Recording Panel

  • A semi-transparent recording panel has been added to the interface. Now you don’t have to enable the main recording panel to start, stop or pause capturing. Because it’s semi-transparent, the panel doesn’t distract your attention but you can still see the recording going on.
  • Sharing Options

  • You can upload your recordings to Google Drive and share files via links to Google Drive.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 10.2.0

    Recording Tools

  • You can now turn system and mic audio capture on and off during the recording.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Version 10.1.0

    New Full Screen Button

  • We’ve added a whole button for you to quickly select full screen as capture area.
  • Improved preview window

  • We’ve given our preview window some thought and reorganized the order of editing tools a little bit – some say it’s more convenient now.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 10.0.0

    New Design

  • Brand new design. Enjoy new stylish interface.
  • Automatic Scheduler

  • You can create your own schedule of recordings and capture your screen even if you are away.
  • Screen Recording

  • Now you can see the recording frame in the Full-Screen mode. You’ll always know if the recording is in progress.
  • Now you can change the capturing area by moving special markers.
  • You have the ability to turn the recording frame blinking off. This should make the recording process more convenient.
  • Other

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Version 5.4.1

  • Now you can disable hotkeys in the Screen Recorder if they overlap with hotkeys in other programs. This should make the recording process easier.
  • Fixed the issue with the video quality drop when capturing an area with odd width and height values.
  • Minor usability improvements.

Version 5.4.0

  • Minor usability improvements.

Version 5.3.0

  • Improved capture performance with maximum frames per second and fewer artifacts on the recorded videos.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Version 5.2.0

  • We've added two new sections to the menu: "Media Files" and "Effects". They contain options that used to be in the "Capture" section, where no one could find them. This should improve your experience or even open a whole new world of our program’s features.
  • According to our research, some options in "Preferences" are difficult to understand, so we've added hints! Click question marks near these options to find out what they are.
  • On the "Files" tab in "Preferences", you can now set screenshot quality when you choose the JPG format.
  • Fixed issue with program crashes when saving into a folder that lacks disk space.
  • Fixed issue with the minimized recording panel reappearing in a different place from before after you open it again.
  • Fixed issue with artifacts appearing on recorded videos when using Intel hardware acceleration.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version 5.1.0

  • Improved YouTube sharing: now you can copy the link to your video right after uploading.
  • Added the ability to open the preview window without recording a video.
  • Other interface and usability improvements.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version 5.0.0

    Video Editing

  • Redesigned export window
  • Improved transition handling
  • Screen Recording

  • Improved YouTube sharing
  • Added support for previewing recorded videos without starting the capture process
  • Other

  • Bug fixes and improvements in the Video Editor, Video Converter, and Screen Capture modules
Features and built-in contentScreen Recorder 10Screen Recorder 11Screen Recorder 2021
Microphone-only recording
Webcam-only recording
System audio-only recording
Capture separate streams
Mouse effects
Keyboard display
Automatic scheduler
Disable blinking recording panel
Personalized shortcuts
Screenshot editing
Exporting and Sharing
Sharing screenshots via messengers
Uploading files to YouTube and Google Drive
Sharing via cloud
SuperSpeed conversion
Built-in tips on how to use Screen Recorder
FAQs, how-tos, manuals, and video guide
Online and email support
Premium support

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