How to Record Screen in macOS Mojave

Gone are the days when you had to depend on QuickTime even for recording screen. You can now seamlessly record screen on your Mac running macOS Mojave. Follow along to discover how it this neat feature works!

Recording screen on macOS Mojave is a breeze thanks to the addition of a new tool. More significantly, you no longer have to rely on the QuickTime to get your work done.

I have found this neat tool up to the mark. If you often have to record the screen on your Mac for creating a quick guide or sharing your experience with your friends, this is definitely your thing. That’s for sure!

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How to Record Screen on Mac Running macOS Mojave

Step #1. First off, head to the screen you wish to record. Press and hold the Command+Shift+5 on the keyboard to access screenshot toolbar.

Step #2. Now, you have two options:

Record Entire Screen: When you select it, the recording will begin instantly.

Record Entire Screen on macOS Mojave

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Record Selected Portion: It allows you record only the selected part of the screen. To get it done, you need to first select the part of the screen. Once it’s done, the recording will instantly start.

Record Selected Screen on macOS Mojave


  • You can set a timer for the recording to get started automatically. To do so, click on Options and select the 5 seconds or 10 seconds timer.
  • Check out the options to save the recording to Messages, Mail, Desktop and even Mail.
  • You can also choose to use the built-in microphone and even stop the recording from showing mouse cursor.

macOS Mojave Screen Recording Options

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Step #3. After you have recorded the screen, click the Stop button in the Menu bar to finish.

Stop Screen Recording in macOS Mojave

Step #4. Now, your recorded screen will appear at the bottom right corner.

Recorded Screen Windows in macOS Mojave

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How to Edit Recorded Screen on macOS Mojave

You can open the recording to fine-tune it. To do so, click on the edit button at the top right.

Click on Edit Button in Screen Recording in macOS Mojave

Remove the unwanted part of the video by dragging the yellow handle. Then, click on Done.

Edit Screen Recroding Video in macOS Mojave

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Want to revert? Check out this option at the top right. In the end, click on Save and select the preferred option.

How to Share Recorded Video from Mac running macOS Mojave

Once you have ideally edited the recording, click on the Share button at the bottom and select your preferred medium to share it.

Share Screen Recording Video in macOS Mojave

There you go!

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Apart from letting you shoot the screen, this new tool lets you capture the screenshot as well. Jump over here to find out more.

Signing off

This new tool is spot on when it comes to functionality. What’s your take on it? Feel free to share your inputs with us.

We have also made a complete guide to recording screen using QuickTime. If you wish to give it a go as well, head over here.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
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