Record your video Quickly & Easily

There’s a good chance that you would like to record a video on your computer. You may want to make a demo for a software, or record a video call of an online lesson, or walk your friends through an issue…

No matter the reason why you want to record a video, you’ll find the answer in this guide. We’re going to show you how to record a video on a computer step by step. Read on to find how…

How do I record a video on my computer?

To record a video on your computer, you may need a video recorder. You may find various video recorder tools through the Internet. Please keep in mind that select a green and reputable one.

Here we recommend using Camtasia from TechSmith. With Camtasia, you can record videos and add effects quickly and easily. Camtasia is very quick to learn. You don’t need a big budget or fancy video editing skills.

Sound appealing? Read along to see how to use Camtasia.

Option 1: Record a video on your Windows computer

If you’re using a Windows computer, follow along the steps below to record a video with Camtasia:

1) Download and install Camtasia.

2) Run Camtasia and click the Record button.

Before starting your record, you can customize your record settings by steps 3 and 4:

3) Choose where to record:
You can either record your screen (your full screen or the selected custom region) or record from the webcam connected with your computer.

Note: By default, the recorder is set to record your full screen.

4) Choose audio inputs you plan to record along with.
You can choose the audio from your webcam, microphone or system.

5) Click rec to start your record.

6) Click the stop button whenever you would like to end the record.

You can then edit your video, such as adding some effects, on Camtasia.

Option 2: Record a video on your Mac computer

If you are using a Mac computer, you can record a video with Camtasia through the following easy steps:

1) Download and install Camtasia.

2) Run Camtasia and click the Record button.

Before starting your record, you can customize your record settings by steps 3 and 4:

4) Choose where to record:
You can record your Mac screen (your full screen or the selected custom region) or record from the connected webcam.

Note: By default, the recorder is set to record your full screen.

5) Choose audio inputs you plan to record along with.
You can choose to record audio from a microphone or your system.

6) Click Start Recording.

7) Click the video icon of Camtasia on the menu bar and select Stop Recording, whenever you would like to end the record.

You can then edit your video, such as adding some effects, on Cmtasia.

That’s it! Very easy to record a video with Camtasia, isn’t it? You can try on it with a 30-day free trial or upgrade to create more polished, professional videos.

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