How to record a video on a PC (Windows 10) with Movavi Screen Recorder
Step 1. Download and install Movavi Screen Recorder
Download the program from our website. Run the downloaded file and follow the instructions on the screen to install the video capturing software. When that’s done, double-click the program icon to launch the recorder.
Step 2. Adjust the settings
To set the capture parameters before you start recording, click Preferences on the sidebar.
Here you’ll find different options. For example, in the General tab, you can choose to hide the recording panel. To select the folder for output videos, go to the Files tab. Open the Effects tab to change the cursor settings. Click OK when you’re finished.
Then click the Screen recording button. Using the mouse, draw the capture frame to set the area you want to record. After you click Screen recording and select the capture area, the recording panel will appear on the screen. Click System Audio to enable recording of internal sounds. The icon turns green when it’s activated. Make sure that the Webcam and Microphone are turned off.
Step 3. Record a video on your PC
Now click the REC button to start the recording process. There will be a 3-second countdown before the screen capture begins.
You can hit Pause during the recording if you need to. To finish the recording, click the Stop button.
Step 4. Edit and save your video
Now you can remove any unnecessary segments from the recorded video. To do this, place the cursor at the edge of the unwanted segment and click Cut. Repeat as needed. Then select the part you want to remove and hit Delete fragment.
Next, click Export. In the dialog box that opens, you can change the output format, file name, and export folder. When all the necessary changes have been made, click Save.
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Frequently asked questions
How can I record a video on my computer for free?
The software and apps mentioned in this guide give you options to capture video for free.
Movavi Screen Recorder is great for capturing from multiple sources, including webcam and screen capture.
Game Bar is a good option for gamers who want to record video and audio from their games.
Windows Camera has a simple overlay and it is easy for Windows 10 users.
How do I record from my computer?
Screen recording is simple with Movavi Screen Recorder. Just follow these quick steps:
How do I record audio and video on my computer?
You can use Game Bar to record both audio and video on your computer.
While in a game, press Windows + G to bring up the Xbox Game Bar.
Select the Circle icon to start recording and the Square to end the recording. If you are using a full-screen mode, you can use the Windows + Alt + G keys together to stop recording.
If you wish to edit, select the Xbox button and open the app, before selecting Captures to start making edits.
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