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[Solved] How to Record Ustream Video on Windows and Mac
Ustream is one of the popular live interactive broadcasting platforms. It allows anyone with an internet connection to broadcast and share video streams with friends, family, and fans. Ustream broadcasts range from major political events to concerts or conferences, movie premieres, sporting events, and interactive games.
But every time we want to watch Ustream live, we need to make sure that the internet connection is stable and available. So do you want to play Ustream videos offline and how to save them on your computer? Don't waste your time and see how to record Ustream videos.
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How to Record Ustream Video on Windows 10/8/7
EaseUS RecExperts is one of the most popular screen recorders, which can capture your screen easily. As a versatile screen capture software, it can capture online video from different sources with the best quality, including Ustream.
Besides that, it allows you to record computer audio, capture a webcam, and even record your gameplay to make tutorials. While recording, you can take screenshots or set the specified time to stop the recording as you want. Last but not least, you can find some editing tools to edit the recorded videos, like trimming, extracting audio, etc.
Powerful features of EaseUS RecExperts:
- Support multiple video and audio formats, bitrates, and codecs
- Edit the recorded video by trimming or adding Intro & Outro
- Extract audio from the recorded video and save it as an extra audio file with one click
- offer schedule recording feature to start or stop the recording automatically
Let's download it and see how exactly to record a Ustream video with it.
Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts on your computer. The first option, "Full Screen", can help you capture everything on your screen. If you play the streaming video in full-screen mode, this is suitable for you.
Step 2. If you play the streaming video in a window, it would be better to select the "Region" option to record only the specific area.
Step 3. Make sure that you are in "Region" mode. Then, click on the button in the bottom right-hand corner to select a suitable sound source and adjust the volume. After that, you can click on the "REC" button to start recording.
Step 4. There will be a floating toolbar on your screen when you are recording the video. The two buttons on it can help you pause or stop the recording.
Step 5. If you click on the red stop button, the recording will be ended, and the captured video will be saved on your computer. When the built-in media player pops up, you can view the recording and use tools to trim it, extract audio from it, or add an opening and ending part.
How to Record Ustream Video on Mac
With the free application OBS Studio available for macOS 10.13 and newer, you can record your favorite Ustream video on your computer easily. Also, it provides live streaming during the recording. You can make live streaming on Ustream, Twitch, or YouTube. This lightweight and versatile video capturing software is the go-to solution for many live streamers. Besides live streaming with a camera, you can also use it to stream your desktop, record a video game, or record your computer screen as mp4.
- Enable you to mix your audio in real-time to create a dynamic, professional-looking broadcast
- Allow you to stream to multiple destinations, including Twitch, Ustream, Hitbox, YouTube Live, and more
- Have full control over the video quality
- Offer various scene transitions for post-production such as "Fade", "Cut", "CloudWipe", and many more
How to use OBS to record a Ustream video:
Step 1. Once you have installed your OBS t, you need to right-click on its icon and then the drop-down menu, select the option to run it as an administrator.
Step 2. Now navigate to the broadcasting settings options.
Step 3. On the new settings window, select your streaming service –Ustream. Then click on the optimize option that is available on the bottom left side of the menu.
Step 4. Once you have completed the above settings, return back to the Ustream dashboard and choose the stream key option. You need to follow the upcoming prompts to get your dedicated streaming code. Now simply copy the received code and paste it into the stream key box that is available in the broadcast settings window. After this, hit "OK".
How to Record Ustream Video with Chrome Screen Recorder
Whether you're a brand new video creator, you can use Screencastify to capture Ustream videos. Apart from recording videos, you can embed your webcam anywhere in your recording or narrate with your microphone. You can even record offline (so no internet required). After you've recorded your masterpiece, you can show it to the world. Screencastify makes recordings autosave to your Google Drive, upload directly to YouTube, export as an MP4, animated GIF, or MP3.
- Record, edit, and share HD videos in seconds
- Activate your camera to capture yourself on the screen
- Screencasts are saved to your Google Drive if you selected Drive when installing the extension
Step 1. Search Screencastify in Chrome Web Store and add it to Chrome.
Step 2. If Screencastify has been installed successfully, its icon will appear on the ribbon. Navigate to the video to record and open Screencastify.
Step 3. In Record Screencast, you have to decide the video source and other options. Screencastify supports recording websites and desktops. If you want to record a Ustream video, you have to select Tab. Then check the boxes of Microphone and Tab Audio.
Step 4. Play it to capture and click on the Start Recording button in the Record Screencast window.
Step 5. After recording, click on Stop Recording to save the recorded video to your computer.
Based on this article, you might understand how to record Ustream videos in 3 different ways – on Windows and Mac computers or using a Chrome extension. Among those screen recorders, we highly recommend EaseUS RecExperts as your first option. It can not only record screen, capture screenshots but also edit and export the recordings in various formats quickly.
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