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Best 3 Methods of Recording Memes [2022 Updated]

Melissa Lee Updated on Mar 11, 2022| min read

What would you do when you find an interesting meme on the Internet? Some may choose to download the picture, but it would be tricky if the platform doesn't allow downloading. Is there any alternative way to save memes? The answer is yes, as long as you get a robust screen recorder.

This post will list three of the best meme recorders that can help you record a meme as a GIF while keeping its quality. Those recorders work on different platforms, and you can choose a suitable one in accordance with your device requirement. Keep reading to know the methods of recording memes with ease.

1. How to Record a GIF Meme on Windows

Finding a powerful meme recorder is not easy as some of them may destroy the image quality and change the playback speed of the GIF meme. In a word, a great meme recorder should work steadily and capture anything without quality loss.

EaseUS RecExperts is such a lightweight but versatile screen recorder that can meet all your needs for recording. First of all, it supports more than ten output formats, including MP3, MP4, MOV, and GIF, and this feature enables it to record memes as GIF without effort. This recorder offers you many options to adjust the parameter of the GIF, such as frame rate, resolution, etc. Moreover, when you want to capture a particular frame from a video to make it a meme, this recorder offers you a tool to take screenshots with simple clicks.

In addition to capturing GIFs and taking screenshots, this full-featured recorder also supports recording video, audio, and webcam. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced user, it's always the optimal choice for you.

Key Features:

  • Best GIF recorder for Windows PC
  • Record video, audio, webcam without lag
  • Support more than ten output formats, including MP4, GIF, etc.
  • Offer you a Task Scheduler to capture the screen automatically
  • Preview and edit the recordings with built-in tools

Don't miss this one if you are finding the best GIF screen recorder to make your memes. 

Tutorial on Recording Memes on Windows PC:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts and click the "Settings" button on the main interface. Then choose the output folder and set the video format as GIF. Don't forget to select the appropriate frame rate and quality.

Select format as gif

Step 2. There are more options on the "Advanced" tab. To get the GIFs easily, you can set hotkeys to start/stop recording, pause/resume recording, and capture screenshots. Finally, click on "OK" and go back to the main interface.

Adjust hot key

Step 3. Two options are available for you to customize the recording area, "Full Screen" is for full-screen recording, while "Region" is for capturing a part of the screen. After choosing an appropriate recording area, click on the big red button "REC" to start recording the GIF.

Select recorded area

(Optional) If you want to repeat the recording task, "Task Scheduler" is exactly what you want. Select it on the main interface and tap on "+ New Task" to create a new task. It's possible for you to set the start time and duration of the recording freely.

task scheduler

Step 4. Once the recording started, a floating toolbar will appear. Click on the red button to stop recording, and the captured GIFs will be stored on your PC.

recording toolbar

If you want to edit the GIF and add text, filter, overlay, or other items to the GIF, the steps in this post will help you. Click to read: >> How to Edit GIF on Windows PC

2. How to Make a GIF Meme on Mac

The same as using a Windows PC, the first step of making a GIF meme is to record a GIF file. Surprisingly, EaseUS also provides users with a Mac version of EaseUS RecExperts, saving you a lot of time and effort to find a meme recorder on Mac. 

EaseUS RecExperts for Mac has powerful tools that are similar to the functions of the Windows version. All you need to do is select the recording region appropriately, ensure what you want to capture is covered by the recording area, and record the memes as a GIF. If you still don't know how to set GIF as the output format and adjust other settings, it's advisable to find the tutorial in the Windows part for reference. 

Key Features:

  • Best free screen recorder for Mac users
  • Support auto-split and auto-stop
  • Create screencasts with one click
  • Support 4K, 1080P, 720P, and so on

Click on the below button to download this recorder and make your memes now.

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Detailed Steps: >> How to Add Text to GIF

This post will walk you through adding text to your GIF file. Click it to learn the operation if it's necessary.

select recording region

3. How to Use Online GIF Screen Recorder

For some users who don't like to install apps on their PC, the desktop mentioned above meme recorder may not be suitable. In such as situation, you may need an online meme recorder to capture what you want to save. Veed is a notable recorder among those optional online recording tools for its abundant functions and ease of use.

Many online recorders you can find on the market only support exporting recordings in web formats, such as HTML. Different from those online tools, Veed allows you to download what you captured directly in GIF format, and you don't even need to find a video converter to get a GIF meme.

record meme gif


  • A straightforward user interface
  • Upload the recording to social platforms, like Twitter and Facebook
  • Support recording using the preset layouts 

How to Make a GIF Meme with Online Recorder:

 Step 1. First, open the page of the Veed online recorder and choose one recording mode you need. 

Step 2. Share your screen and other items you need to record.

Step 3. Click on the red button to start the recording. After capturing all the content of your meme, click that button again to stop recording.

Step 4. Click on the "Download" button to save the meme. Remember to select GIF as the output format.


With the popularity of memes, more and more people are trying to create GIF memes independently. However, most of them may not know how to capture what you need using a screen recorder. This post offers you three solutions on different platforms, including Windows PC, Mac, and directly online. 

Among all those recorders, EaseUS RecExperts is the choice whether you are using Windows PC or Mac. This desktop recording app offers you various tools you need to capture screens and edit the recordings. Download it to make your mems now. 

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author Melissa Lee

Melissa Lee

Melissa is a sophisticated editor for EaseUS in tech blog writing. She is proficient in writing articles related to screen recording, video editing, and PDF file converting.

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