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The Right Way to Record Videos of Computer Screen

When you have problems of operating new applications or systems, and have no idea of how to describe what happened on your computer, you may need a tool to record computer screen, and send it to a computer guru or a technical support guy for help. It needs to show exactly what you have done on your computer and how this happened, so the technical staff can understand you better and give you the quick solution within minutes. In that, you need to record your onscreen activity as a video file.

At that time, a screen recorder like DemoCreator is what you really need. With it, you can easily record your computer screen and mirror all of your operations in just 3 steps. Here we'll see how to record computer screen with this powerful yet easy-to-use software.

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1 Set up the recording option and get started

After running DemoCreator, click New Record. Then select your recording area by dragging and moving the green rectangle. Also, you can change to full screen recording mode according to your needs.

Next, set recording mode. There are 3 options for you:

  • Full Motion: record all the changes on the screen.
  • Screen Shot: capture the on-screen activity based on mouse clicks and keystrokes. 
  • Manual: take screenshots by pressing F7 while recording.

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After get really, start your recording and press F10 to stop it when your recording is over.

2 Edit your recording slides (Optional)

If you need, add narration, annotations, images, interactivities and even animations to make the recording more clear and interactive. For example, you can add Add Flash Animation by clicking Flash button and choose Flash animation in the menu.

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If you want to emphasize some important contents, adding Zoom effect is necessary.  To do it, go to Home tab and then click the Zoom button, you'll see a red frame area which will be zoomed in. Next, customize the position, the scale and duration of the selected zoom frame.

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3 Publish as the format you like

This software provides serveral output formats for you. You can either publish the screen record as a video of various format including SWF, AVI, MP4, MOV, etc or Email it to technical staff directly. All you choice!

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To better understand the steps above, you can view this video demo created by DemoCreator. Click the Full Screen icon on the play bar to view the video in full screen.

You see, it's easy to record computer screen with DemoCreator. Now try it by yourself!

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Product-related questions? Speak directly to our Support Team >>

Liza_Brown
For Windows 7&8, the built-in Problem Steps Recorder can be used as a screen recording tool. For Mac, QuickTime Player includes the screen recording feature. Android 4.4 also provides the native screen recording tool - ADB developer tools; but it is high recommended to use other screen recording apps, such as SCR Screen Recorder.
mikeate
I was curious if any way to do this with software already included in Windows or Macintosh ??????? ( even Android, for tablet devices )
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Thnks :)

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