EaseUS RecExperts

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

How to Record the Screen on Windows and Mac

Isla updated on Oct 16, 2020 to Screen Recording Utility | How-to Articles

"How do I record my screen on windows10?"

Many people may have come with this question when they want to share a game session with their friends. At this time, a screen recording may help you to solve this problem. While we all know Windows and Mac's computers are both have the built-in screen recorders, sometimes, these programs may not satisfy your recorder needs or hard to know how to use. So, on this guide, I will show you how to use these two built-in programs and recommend you with another two best software on Windows and Mac.

Part 1. The Best Screen Recorders on Windows

Windows 10 has a powerful pre-install toll - Game Bar. Using this software, you can capture game screenshots, game videos, record videos, etc., And this software is very simple to use that you need to click some buttons that you can easily record.

In general, this software is enabled by default. If your Game Bar can not open, you can click "Searching" button to search "Setting" > "Gaming" > "Game bar" click on to open it.

turn on game bar in Windoes 10

That steps of record the screen using Game Bar:

Step 1. Press the default keyboard shortcut to open the Game bar - Windows + G. If you see prompt on your screen, click "Yes".

game bar mainscreen

Step 2. If you finish the operation, click the "Stop" button or use the keyboard shortcut "Windows + Alt + R" to stop recording and save on your computer.

Key Features of this software:

  • Do not need to download any software and create an account
  • Support free to use

Cons:

  • Do not edit recording files
  • Hard to find where it is
  • No support set scheduler

Although this software is convenience to use, some functions of this software do not satisfy some recording needs. So, you may need the help of third-party software's help. Next, I will show you software on Windows.

EaseUS RecExperts - The Best Screen Recorders on Windows

EaseUS RecExperts is a simple and intuitive screen recorder in Windows. Compared with the Game Bar in Windows 10,  this software has more functions for users to record their video and audio. You can easily record video, audio, webcam, and game.

The screen record function not only enables you  to record the full screen, select the region to record, but also supports to lock the window to record. And you even can capture the screen with audio. When you finish recording, you can further edit your recording files.

And if you need to record the content of a meeting but have no idea about how to record zoom meeting, it can help you to solve this problem. 

Key Features:

  • Record audio from youtube
  • Support setting recording scheduler
  • Support save as multiple formats, such as MP4, WMV, AVI, and more
  • Support removing background noise and boost your audio

How to record video using EaseUS RecExperts:

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. The Best Screen Recorders on Mac

MacOS Catalina is a Mac device built-in recording software. Using this software, you can record your screen and take screenshots.

macos catalina record screen main screen

Key Features of this software:

  • Support screenshots
  • Support free to use

Cons:

  • Do not support editing record video files

How to use MacOS Catalina to record screen:

Step 1. Press keyboard shortcut "Shift + Command + 5" to open this screen software.

Step 2. Click the "Record" button, and then you can select "Record Entire Screen" or "Selected Portion" to start recording.

Step 3. When you finish recording, click stop button or use default shortcut "Command + Esc" to stop recording and save the video on your computer.

The Best Screen Recorders on Mac - QuickTime Player

QuickTime Player is a powerful video multimedia software for macOS users. You can use this program to play, record, edit, and share audio and video files. Except for these basic functions, you also can use QuickTime Player to record the screen. If you want to quick and easy recording screen on Mac devices, this software will be the best choice. But, this program is hard to edit your recording files.

quick time screen record

Feature:

  • Support playing video and audio
  • Support free to use

The steps of recording screen using QuickTime Player:

Step 1. Open QuickTime Player, and then click the "File" button to select "New Screen Recording".

Step 2. You may see a new window open on your screen, and click the "Open System Preferences" button to set the QuickTime Player.

quick time player recording setting

Step 3. Then you will see some buttons on the main screen, click the "Record" button to select "Record Entire Screen" or "Record Select Portion" according to your needs.

quick time player screen setting

Step 4. When you finish the operation, click the stop recording button and save the recording video on your device.

Part 3. Conclusion

To sum up, on this page, we are talking about the four ways to recording the screen on Windows and Mac, and the two tools are device built-in recording tools, the other two are third-party software for Windows 10 and Mac. You choose the one according to your needs. But, here I still suggest you can choose EaseUS RecExperts as your first choice.

That because the functions of this software are more than Windows 10 Game Bar. If we do not distinguish the operating system, the performance of EaseUS RecExperts is much better than QuickTime Player. So, this program is a worthy choice, and you do not miss it!

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