How to Record a FaceTime Call

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How to Record FaceTime on a Mac

If you use FaceTime for business meetings or other important video calls, you might want to record them for future reference. Capture and preserve all your important video conversations using Movavi Screen Recorder. It's one of the best apps to record FaceTime.

Screen Recorder is a safe and easy-to-use tool designed to capture video and audio by recording everything on your screen, so this program can easily be used as a FaceTime recorder. Follow these simple steps to learn how to record FaceTime calls on your Mac.

  • Step 1. Download and Install Movavi Screen Recorder

    Download the installation file to your Mac and follow the instructions on the screen. When the installation process is complete, launch the app.

  • Step 2. Adjust the Recording Settings

    Before you start capturing your FaceTime video, you need to set the parameters for the recording session. Click Preferences on the sidebar. In the dialog box that appears, adjust the settings as you wish: hide the sidebar, pick a cursor, disable the countdown, etc. Once you are happy, click OK. Next, click the Screen recording button and select the area of the screen you want to record.

    When the recording panel appears, make sure the System Audio icon is green: this option enables the program to record all internal sounds. Don’t forget to turn on the Microphone.

  • Step 3. Start Recording Your Facetime Call

    Click the REC button to start recording. The process will begin after a short countdown. You can use the Pause and Screenshot buttons during the screen capture. To finish recording, click Stop.

  • Step 4. Save the Result

    Click the Save As button.

    In the dialog box that appears, enter a file name and choose the output format, then click Save. See how easy it is to record FaceTime on a Mac with Movavi Screen Recorder?


Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Recorder does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.

Movavi Screen Recorder for Mac

  • Capture video from your computer screen
  • Grab sound from multiple sources
  • Use the simple editing tools to make your recording perfect
  • Save videos in any popular format

Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Recorder does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.

How to Record FaceTime on an iPhone or iPad

Сan you record a FaceTime call on iPhone or iPad? Yes, it's possible! If you have an iOS device, a USB cable, and a Mac, you can use Apple’s QuickTime Player as a call recorder for FaceTime. QuickTime is built into the operating system, so you can use it to capture all activities on the screen of iOS devices. To record FaceTime on an iPhone or an iPad, follow these instructions.

There are a few things you need to do before you record your FaceTime call. First, connect your device to your Mac via USB cable. Tap Trust on your iPhone or iPad to activate connection. Next, launch the QuickTime Player. Open the File menu and choose the New Movie Recording option.

Click the single-arrow indicator next to the Record button and select your device from the pull-down menu. Your iPhone or iPad screen will be displayed on your Mac.

Make your FaceTime call using your iOS device and simultaneously hit the Record button in QuickTime. From this moment, everything displayed on your device’s screen will be recorded. When the call is over, end the recording by clicking the Stop button in QuickTime.

Check the recording and save it to a folder on your Mac by clicking File, then Save. This is how to record a FaceTime call using the QuickTime app.

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