How to Use Screen Recorder for Mac to Record Screen HD Video 720P 1080P 4K

Posted by Bella to Record Screen | Updated: May 22, 2017

Question: 15.6.17
Does anyone know any software that allows me to record the screen movements on Mac with audio and save them as a video to upload to my blog? --- Paul
I have tried TechSmith Jing to record WoW on Mac, but it makes the game lag when I use it. So, I'm looking for a good-quality and smooth screen recorder that can record both video and audio on macOS Sierra. Any suggestion? --- Wendy

Video, integrating both images and voice perfectly, has become the best choice to show something happening on computer screen to other people. For example, you may need to make a video tutorial for your parents or friends far away; or you may just want to display some knacks on your computer. In this case, it is necessary to get a useful video screen recording tool first, helping you record screen on Mac computer. Faced with numerous screen recorders for Mac emerging on the market, which can work well on Mac with good quality becomes a headache for many people. Haunted by the same question? Follow on and this article will share you the best screen recording software.

Why not QuickTime Player?
Apple has a built-in screen recorder for Mac, namely QuickTime Player. It makes it easy to record Mac screen: open QuickTime Player X in your Applications folder, click "File," then "New Screen Recording." However, QuickTime Player can record sound of your microphone only by default. In other words, you can't record screen with system audio the same time with QuickTime itself. How to record screen and audio at the same time on mac? A free third-party tool called SoundFlower can help this. But this app stops updating and becomes incompatible since El Capitan. How to capture Mac screen with audio on later macOS? Below is your solution.

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Best Screen Recording Software for Mac Users to Capture Screen Video with Utmost Quality

When choosing the screen recorder for Mac, the real-time screen recording feature, output video quality and ease of use would be the primary elements worth considering. To help you save time in trying those programs one by one, I cordially recommend MacX Video Converter Pro to you.

This newly-updated screen recording program, acting as a preeminent video converting software and professional screen recorder for Mac, can let you easily and smoothly record HD screen video on Mac OS (Sierra/El Capitan or earlier) with remarkable output video quality. With this Mac video screen recording tool, you are enabled to capture a game walkthrough, create a presentation or a tutorial for sharing on YouTube or blog, record YouTube videos (non-downloadable) for offline enjoyment, and even record iTunes DRM-protected video for further conversion and editing without any quality loss.

The following steps will show you how to record screen activities easily with this screen capturing tool for Mac. Keep reading.

Four Steps: Trouble-free Record Mac Screen with All-in-one Video Recorder & Converter

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Step 1: Free download this video screen recording on Mac OS (Sierra/EI Capitan included), fire it up and click the "Screen Recorder" button on the main interface of MacX Video Converter Pro.

Step 2: Adjust Capture Settings. You can choose "Keep Full Screen" or "Crop Region" to customize the capture area, select the audio device that used to add sound to your video, or disable audio recording completely, and adjust video frame rate or other parameters as you like.

Tips: Insurance for smoothly and normally recording the audio, it's advisable for you not to adjust the audio settings lest the unexpected heightened volume would hurt your hearing.

Step 3: Choose the Destination folder. Click "Folder" button in output setting area and select a destination folder to save your recorded video.

Step 4: After finishing the steps above, click "Start Record" button to record screen on Mac within a few seconds. You also can stop the video capturing process at any time.

Screen HD Video Recording Over, How about Video Compress, Edit, Playback Issues?

Tip 1 : After recording screen movement on Mac, you can simply load the recorded HD screen video into the video converter for further conversion and editing. You are allowed to be fully tapping into this Mac video screen recorder & converter to convert your recorded Mac screen videos to MP4, FLV, AVI, MOV, WMV, etc for playback on Samsung, HTC, Amazon Fire Phone, iPhone, iPad and more for unbounded playback.

Tip 2 : In case the recorded video is too big for your USB flash disc, hard drive or mobile device, you can apply this all-cover video recorder & compressor to compress videos to MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV with smaller file size while keeping high video quality. Plus, you can also edit the recorded video to reduce its file size via parameters adjustment, like frame rate, bit rate, etc. Last, cut off the unwanted part of the video to get the core segments of video, or crop the video to remove the black bars, etc.

Tip 3 : With great improvement upon the previous version, this Mac video screen recording and converting software also amazes you at its mighty power to download and convert any YouTube video (720P/1080P/4K 8K ultra HD included) from YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Metacafe, Instagram, Vevo, Pandora TV, etc. 300+ video sharing sites to any mobile devices, so that you can transfer any online video like FLV, MP4, H.264, MOV, 3GP, MKV, AVI to iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/6 Plus/5S, iPad mini 4/Air 2, iPod Touch, Samsung, PS4, Xbox One and more for enjoyment on the go.

Free Screen Recording Software to Record Screen on Windows

We just talked about how to record Mac screen with Mac-based screen recording software, but what if you also have a Windows computer and wanna record screen activity on Windows PC? Here the world-famous screen recording freeware called CamStudio is the one you can't miss, which can assist you to free record all screen and audio activity on your Windows PC and create AVI video fils as output video format. Plus, its built-in SWF producer can also yield SWF video files for your later playback. And if you consider AVI and SWF incompatibility issue with your mobile device as a big deal, you can resort to MacX HD Video Converter Pro for Windows to convert avi or swf to MP4, MOV, M4V, MKV, WMV, FLV, 3GP, MP3, etc. as you like.

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