If you’ve ever wondered how to screen record on a Mac, you’re not alone. Following is a transcript of the video.
Apple doesn’t include screen-recording directions for its products. Here’s how to do it on a Mac:
- Open Quicktime
- Go to File
- New Screen Recording
- Press the “Record” button
- Click the screen to record the entire area or click-and-drag around the area you want to record
- You can record your computer’s microphone audio
- You can also download plugins like Soundflower
- This will allow you to record your computer’s audio as well
- You’ll need to switch your Sound Output settings and select the right audio setting in Quicktime
- When finished, press the “Stop” button on the taskbar
- Make sure you save your file!
There are 3 ways to screenshot on a Mac:
- Press Command, Shift, 3 to screenshot the entire screen
- Command, Shift, 4 and click and drag over the area you want to grab
- Command, Shift, 4 then Spacebar and select the window to screenshow
Here’s how to screen record on an iPhone or iPad:
- Make sure your device has iOS 11
- Go to Settings
- Control Center
- Customise Controls
- Add Screen Recording
- When you’re ready to record, bring up the Control Center
- Tap “Record”
- It will give a 3-2-1 countdown
- The taskbar turns red when recording
- When finished, bring up the Control Center and press “Stop”
- It won’t record your phone’s audio, but it will record your voice if you want to narrate anything.
To take a screenshot on an iPhone X press the “Power” and “Volume Up” buttons together. For iPads and earlier iPhone models press the “Power” and “Home” buttons together.
Business Insider Emails & Alerts
Site highlights each day to your inbox.