How to Record Mac Screen on OS X: Easy Screen Videos on the Go

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At times, you may want to capture videos of what you are doing on-screen. They can come in handy for many purposes like tutorials or giving instructions or simply for your convenience.

There are many ways to go about it. However, if you are a Mac user, you can easily record your screen for free, without having to rely on new tools. Mac users have “QuickTime” that allows you to record your screen activity.

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Record Mac screen on OS X

Step-by-step guide to Record Mac Screen on OS X

Step #1. To find QuickTime, go to “Finder” (click on Finder icon from the dock)

Step #2. Tap on “Application

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Step #3. Scroll down and click on “QuickTime Player” to open it

Record Mac screen on OS X with QuickTime Player

Step #4. Navigate to “File” menu option

Step #5. Choose “New Screen Recording

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Step #6. A small black screen will appear

Step #7. You will see a “red dot” in the middle of it; click on it.

Step #8. Now, you can simply click on Start Recording. This will record the whole screen. To select the portion of the screen, you can click & drag to select the space that you need to record.

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How to Record Mac screen on OS X

Step #9. Once your selection is done, you can carry out the activity that you want to record.

Step #10. When your recording is complete, click on Stop Recording from the top of the window.

Congratulations, your recordings have been created and safely stored in “Movies section.”

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Note: You can cancel your recording anytime by closing the window.

To find your screen recordings:

  • Open Finder
  • Tap on Documents
  • Open the Movies folder
  • Click and open Screen Recordings
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Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on iGeeksBlog.com. He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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