How to Record Screen on Mac running macOS Big Sur, Catalina, Mojave

Last Updated on Dec 21, 2020

Like screenshots, screen recording is another useful feature that people needs in daily life. Almost all the needy people download a third party application for screen recording on mac and screen editing on macos. However, in all new macOS Mojave, you can record screen and also with the help of advanced tools you can edit. We will show you how to record screen and edit screen recording in macOS Mojave. Here you can learn how to record screen on macOS Mojave without QuickTime or a third-party tool.

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How to Record screen on mac

Step 1: To click Screenshot you need to press “Command+Shift+5”.

Step 2: Here you have to select from two given options, “Record Entire Screen and Record Selected Portion”.

Step 3: If you select to “Record Entire Screen”, then recording will begin next second.

record entier screen on macos mojave

Moreover, if you go for “Record Selected Portion”, then recording will begin after the portion has been selected.

record selected portion screen on macos mojave

Step 4: To stop recording you have to press “Stop button” from the menu bar.

stop screen recording on macos mojave

Step 5: Right-click, two-finger-click or Control-click on the recording that appears on the bottom of the screen.

Step 6: To save recorded screen in the desired folder you have to use “contextual menu”.

How to Edit Screen Recording in Mac

Step 1: When screen recording is completed right-click, two-finger-click or control-click on that screen recording that will allow you to edit screen recording.

Step 2: Click “Markup”.

Step 3: On the top right corner click on “Trim button”.

Step 4: Catch the hold points at the end of the recording and modify their position, it will change the length of Recording.

Step 5: Tap “Done”.

Step 6: Tap “Save”.

How to Select save location for screen recording in mac

Step 1: Tap “Command+Shift+5” together to raise screenshot toolbar.

Step 2: Tap “Options”.

Step 3: There you will be given options such as Desktop, Messages, Preview, Clipboard, Documents or Mail. Select any one of them to save screen recordings.

choose or select save location for screenshots in macOS Mojave

How to set timers for screen recordings on mac

Step 1: Just like before press “Command+Shift+5” to the awake toolbar.

Step 2: Click “Options”.

Step 3: Tap “Timer” and select None or 10 seconds or 5 seconds and set the timer.

set timer for screen recording on macos mojave

Do you have any query to Record screen on mac? Please let me know in the comments.

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  1. Hi ,
    How can i record the audio togther with video ?
    I have tried so many time but nada .
    Btw i recorded a bart of a youtube movie .

    thanks to replay .

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