How to Record your Screen in Windows 7
Are you a Windows 7 user? Do you want to save your favorite online show or an insightful webinar and watch them later offline? How about recording a webcam chat with a friend or capturing a live streaming video? You’ll need high-quality, easy-to-use screen recording software for Windows 7. Movavi Screen Capture Studio is just what you need!
Don’t take a risk with unknown, unreliable software that might harm your computer. Our program is the best choice of screen recorder for Windows 7; it’s totally safe, quick, and user-friendly. People all over the world use Movavi software for recording and editing live video and audio streams, capturing screen and desktop activity in HD format, creating video guides, and many other multimedia tasks.
These simple instructions will show you how to record video and audio on your PC using this program. Just download it and follow the steps below. The program can be used with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7.
Step 1: Install Movavi Screen Capture Studio
Open the file you’ve downloaded to launch the setup program. Movavi Screen Capture Studio will run automatically after the quick installation.
Step 2: Set the Capture Parameters
To let the program select the recording area automatically, click the red crosshair button, then place the cursor over the application window you are going to capture and click the left mouse button. You can also adjust the yellow capture frame manually by pulling on the edges or pick a size preset from the Select Capture Area list.
Now choose the type of audio device you’ll be using for capturing sounds by clicking the appropriate icon(s) – speaker and/or microphone – in the middle of the window. Make sure there is a green checkmark on the icon you want. Both inputs can be used simultaneously or individually.
You can also choose to highlight the mouse cursor or show keyboard actions; click the appropriate icons to do this. If you want to specify the duration of the capture process, just click the timer icon and set the required time. With this function, the program will stop recording automatically when the time is up, so you can leave your computer and do whatever you want while Screen Capture Studio is doing its job.
Step 3: Record the Screen Activity
Click REC or press F10 to start capturing your video. To finish, use Stop or F10. If necessary, click Pause/Resume or press F9 to take a break. Click Cancel if you want to stop recording without saving. To take a screenshot, press F8.
Step 4: Edit Your Video if You Want
When the capturing process is finished, you’ll see a preview window where you can trim unwanted material from the beginning and/or end of the recorded video. To do this, drag the triangle markers to your preferred start and/or end points on the yellow seek bar. For more options, click Edit to open Movavi Video Editor.
When the Editor app starts, the file will be automatically added to the working area, so you can make whatever adjustments you want: trim and split the video into multiple parts, apply special effects, add music, insert transitions, and much more.
Step 5: Save Your Video
When you are ready, click Export and decide what you want to do with your video – save it on your computer, upload it to a mobile device, or optimize it for the web – and choose the appropriate option. Hit Start to begin processing your video and wait for it to be saved to your hard drive.
If you decided not to edit the video, you can save it from the preview window. Open the Save as list, click Video and audio formats, and choose the format you prefer. The last step is to click Save and enjoy the results.
Use Movavi Screen Capture Studio as a fast and reliable tool to record screens in Windows 7 and capture cam chats, sounds, images and anything you like with ease!
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Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Capture Studio does not allow the capture of copy-protected video and audio.
Movavi Screen Capture Studio
- Capture screencasts, online video
- Create videoguides with captions
- Record microphone or speakers audio
- Record webcam video
- Add special effects and filters
- Upload recordings online
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