Mac OS X has got a built-in free screen recorder. Yes, you can record mac desktop and the output video format will be MOV. Where it is easy to edit with iMovie app on mac. There are some free screen recorders for Mac OS, still this built-in feature comes in Quicktime helps you to record your screen without installing any third party apps. Its Free, Instant and High Quality screen casts can be produced in minutes. You can add audio from microphone or use built-in audio while recording your screen on mac.
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Lets take a look at the 2 easy steps to launch the free screen recorder on Mac OS X. This also works well with OS X Yosemite version and now you can record iOS device screen as well for free. Record iPhone screen or iPad screen easily with your Mac computer for creating tutorials, screen casts and more.
Step 1: Launch Quicktime Player from “Applications“.
Step 2: Navigate to “File” and select “New Screen Recording“.
Step 3: Once the recording is done, you can stop it by pressing “Command + Control + Escape” and the screen recording will pop up on Quicktime player automatically for saving it on your computer.
You can choose “Built-in Input: Line In” or “Built-in Microphone” to record your audio by clicking on the pull down menu button. Choose the video quality and that decides the file size very well. Youtube, Metacafe, Vimeo and all famous online video services are now supporting Gigabytes space of video uploads, and you can publish your screencasts without any delay.
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