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 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
1. Install Movavi Screen Capture
Open the file you’ve downloaded to launch the setup program. Movavi Screen Capture will run automatically after the quick installation.
2. Set the Capture Parameters
Start by selecting the capture area: click Record screen, place the cursor over the application window you are going to capture, and click the left mouse button. You can also draw the capture frame over the target part of your screen by holding the left mouse button and dragging the cursor across the screen. After doing this, you'll also be able to pick a size preset from the Capture Area list in the program interface.
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 the icon you want is green. Both inputs can be used simultaneously or individually.
You can also choose to highlight the mouse cursor or show keyboard actions; to do this, expand the Capture menu and select Keystroke Recording or Cursor Effects to configure these options. If you want to specify the duration of the capture process, click Schedule Recording... in the same menu and set the capture timer.
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 or press F9 to take a break. Click Cancel if you want to stop recording without saving. To take a screenshot, press F8. The video you captured will be automatically saved in MKV format and open in a preview window.
4. Edit and Convert Your Video (Optional)
In the preview window, you can trim off unwanted footage from the recorded video. To do this, drag the marker to the starting point of the unwanted segment and cut it off with the scissors tool, then mark the ending of that segment in the same way. Left-click on it and press the trash can to remove the segment from your video. To save any changes you've made and convert the screen video to a different format click the Save As button in the bottom right corner of the interface.
In the export dialog that opens, select a quick access preset or expand the More presets list and find the format you want in the Video and audio tab. The last step is to click Save, then sit back and enjoy the results.
Use Movavi Screen Capture as a fast and reliable tool to record screens in Windows 7 and capture cam chats, sounds, images and anything you like with ease!
Movavi Screen Capture
The perfect way to record from your screen
- Capture video from your computer screen
- Grab sound from multiple sources
- Save recordings without quality loss
- Export videos in any popular format
Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Capture does not allow capture of copy-protected
video and audio streams.