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An easy-to-use screen recording utility to record and capture everything for any occasion.

  • Capture a full or a certain area on a PC screen
  • Record audio like system sound, microphone, or both
  • Catch the gameplay and upload it to YouTube/Vimeo/Dropbox

[2020 Tutorial] Record Screen and Webcam on Windows/ Mac for Free

Melissa posted on Jul 30, 2020 to Screen Recording Tips | How-to Articles

When creating teaching materials in the form of video lessons, capturing the gameplay of your favorite game, make a quick explanation video for your colleagues, or business partners, a screen recorder is needed. If you want to do one of those things or do more things like these, you may need this tutorial. In this article, we give you a detailed tutorial to show you how to record screen and webcam on Windows and Mac. Some recommended recorders are also listed within.

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Part 1. The Easiest Way to Record Screen and Webcam Simultaneously

EaseUS RecExperts is definitely the best choice for recording screen and webcam at the same time. This screen recording software is professional. Therefore, it meets almost all your needs in recording the screen. However, since it is dedicated to serving novice, it is also very user-friendly. If you are using Windows 10/8.1/8/7, the program is compatible with your computer.

With this software, you may record the screen (a part of or the whole screen), record audio, record webcam, and record gameplay. Moreover, it can fulfill these functions in a bundle. For instance, you may record the screen and webcam simultaneously. Besides, it can record a zoom meeting, a class, etc. To show you how to use this software, we offer you a tutorial here.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts. You can choose one of the four main functions on the main screen. Here you need to click "Record Screen".

mainscreen of EaseUS RecExperts

Step 2. Click "Custom" to select a screen area to record. You may choose "Full Screen", "Selected Region", "Fixed Region", "Locked Window" or to customize window size here. If you want to record the screen and webcam at the same time, make sure you connected a webcam to your computer.

select record area

Step 3. Click "Microphone", and you may choose to record system sound only, record microphone only, record both, or record without audio.

choose microphone

Step 4. Click "REC" to start recording. After recording completed, the videos will be shown on the "Video List".

video list of EaseUS RecExperts

Step 5. Right-click the video recorded, you may preview, compress, edit, share the video, and do more.

edit recorded video

Part 2. Tools to Record Screen and Webcam on Windows

To offer you more choices in choosing a screen and webcam recorder, we list the other two recorders that can be used on Windows for you.

Tool 1. OBS Studio

OBS Studio is a free screen recording software for video recording and live-streaming without a watermark or time limit. Using OBS Studio, you can capture not only the entire display or a window but also from webcam and microphone. Although OBS Studio is a versatile tool for screen recording, it integrates no video editor. You need to employ another tool if you want to edit your recorded video. Follow the steps below to record a video yourself.

OBS Studio

Step 1. Install the program. You need to launch the application you want to record and connect the web-camera beforehand.

Step 2. Click the "Start Recording" button to start. To make a live stream, you need to click "Start Streaming" instead.

Step 3. Save the recorded video to your computer after the recording is completed.

Tool 2. CloudApp

CloudApp's mission is to make workplace communication easier. With most of us attend social activities online, it's easy for us to lose the personal touch of a real conversation. CloudApp now enables you to record your screen together with audio and a front-facing camera from your desktop. You can use your built-in microphone and webcam, or choose to use an external device to transmit information and affection.

CloudApp

Step 1. Click on the "TV" icon in your menu bar.

Step 2. Click and drag to select the recorded area on your screen.

Step 3. Click on the "Camera" icon to start your webcam recording or click on the "Microphone" icon to start your audio recording.

Step 4. If you started your webcam, place the window in any corner that you'd like.

Step 5. Click "Start" to start recording. When you click "Finish", the program will immediately upload your video to the cloud and add a short link to your clipboard so that you can share it.

Part 3. How to Record Screen and Webcam on Mac

We offer you two solutions to solve the problem of recording screen and webcam on a Mac. The two applications mentioned are both capable. You may choose one of them to use.

Solution 1. Record Screen and Webcam with QuickTime Player

QuickTime is a free multimedia software compatible with all Mac computers that allow you to record your face, screen, audio, or all the three at the same time. You can record your face and screen at the same time so that you can create engaging and funny videos with QuickTime Player. This tutorial shows you how to record with the built-in Mac apps and hardware. So that you will not need to use any other third-party apps. Follow the steps below to record the screen and webcam at the same time.

QuickTime

Step 1. Launch QuickTime Player. Select "File" > "New Movie Recording".

Step 2. Select "View" > "Float on top" so that your camera window will be on top of any other application anywhere on your screen.

Step 3. Again, in QuickTime Player, select "File" > "New Screen Recording". When you are ready to start recording, click the red "Record" button.

Step 4. When you are done recording, you may press the "Command-Control-Esc" keys. You may also edit your video using QuickTime. For instance, you may go to QuickTime > Edit > Trim to remove the unwanted parts of your video.

Solution 2. Record Screen and Webcam with VidGrid

VidGrid specializes in recording, hosting, in-video questions, interactive captions, integrations, and custom video API. It can quickly capture your own videos or empower others to record for you. You can record the screen and webcam connected to your computer in the meantime. You will learn how to use it by following the steps below.

VidGrid

Step 1. Launch VidGrid and click "Record".

Step 2. Choose the area you want to record on your screen.

Step 3. Click "Choose a webcam" to toggles webcam on.

Step 4. Whatever the application you want to record on the screen, open and run it.

Step 5. Click the red "Start recording" button to start recording the screen and webcam simultaneously.

Conclusion

All in all, if you want to record screen and webcam simultaneously, there are many tools that can help you with that. Among them, EaseUS RecExperts is undoubtedly the best choice for Windows users since it is full-featured and user-friendly at the same time. If you are interested in this software, download it by clicking the blue button below.

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