How to use our screen recorder for Mac
Set up the recording parameters
Choose the capture area and adjust recording settings.
Grab audio and video
Hit the REC button and start recording your desktop.
Edit the record and save the file
Use simple editing tools to make your record perfect. Save the file in any convenient format to your laptop.
Use recordings for video creation
Do you want to use your recordings to create movies? We have an idea! Try the Screen Recorder + Movavi Video Editor bundle.
How do they work together?
- Capture the screen with Screen Recorder.
- Open the recordings in Movavi Video Editor.
- Use the recordings to create a video by trimming, cutting, and joining clips. Add animated titles and special effect.
- Save your clip in Full HD or 4K.
To help kickstart your creativity, we’ll give you a special discount for the bundle!
What can you do with our screen recording software for Mac?
Grab your microphone, webcam and system sounds. Record screen and audio simultaneously or separately.
Choose the date and time for the video screen capture to start. Set the time limit for capturing.
Show keystrokes and mouse
Show your keyboard to viewers and set up the mouse display in the recording.
Draw on videos
Draw on the video during the recording process. Add important drawings to your tutorials and make videos more engaging.
Record only audio
Record sounds from computer or microphone separately from the screen recording.
Capture your webcam
Capture your webcam output without recording the screen. Take a photo via the webcam.
What do users think about Movavi Screen Recorder?
PROS Very easy-to-use. And works fast! CONS Nothing noticed.
I have dealt with Movavi twice. They are always helpful, professional and respond in a timely manner. Their screen capture product (in particular) is great, easy to use and well priced.
Very Powerful. Beautiful interface. User-friendly.
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Frequently asked questions
Yes, you can. It’s possible to capture both webcam and computer screen output simultaneously or separately.
Yes, you can record system sounds in the paid version. Screen Recorder also captures sound from your microphone.
Yes, Screen Recorder works offline. You don’t need an internet connection to record your screen and save the video.
Output video will have a watermark. You cannot add a description or tags to your video before sharing it on YouTube. This version of Screen Recorder is free for download.
Yes, Screen Recorder is completely safe to use. You won’t have malware or hacking problems.
Movavi develops software to make your life easier and to expand creative opportunities for users all over the world. That’s why it’s so important for us that the use of Screen Recorder is safe and beneficial for you.
Yes, you can.
We are constantly improving the program, so minor updates are released every 3 months.More about updates
To remove the watermark and other trial limitations, you need to buy Movavi Screen Recorder. After activating your purchased license, you’ll have a fully functional recorder.
Go to the Buy Now page and purchase the program. We’ll ask you to give us your email address. When the purchase is completed, we’ll email you an activation key. Open the program and enter or paste your activation key in the corresponding field in the Activation dialog box.
More about activation
Yes, of course. If you have any questions, you can contact our Support team any time. You can also explore our detailed instructions on how to use Screen Recorder.
Unfortunately, Screen Recorder is not suitable for game recording. If you need to record games, we recommend you to try Gecata by Movavi.
It’s a lightweight and free streaming and game recording software for PCs that lets you capture and stream gameplay with one click.
You can stream and record simultaneously, embed your webcam image into the recording, capture in-game sounds, and add voice comments with your microphone. It has many more cool functions for advanced game recording!
Capture screens in one click
Need to make a video screen capture on Mac in few minutes but still don’t have a macOS X screen recorder installed? Movavi Screen Recorder for Mac will solve your problem. The program is so easy and intuitive that you don’t spend any time learning how to use it.
Movavi’s video recording software for Mac is compatible with OS X 10.10 or higher, as well as with any MacBook model, including Air and Pro. You can record anything you want – live webinars, hangouts, tutorials, online calls, and even movies.
Download a free trial version of the screen capture software for Mac and start recording a screen on Mac today.
All inclusive service
Support center and money back guarantee
If you experience technical problems, you can contact our Support Center. If we are unable to resolve the problem, you can get a complete refund of your purchase price within 30 days.
Free minor updates
We are constantly improving the grabber, adding new features and making the program more user-friendly. You get all these minor updates for free.
Built-in tips on using the screencast software
We’ve added helpful tips on how to use our free video recording software. These appear when you hover the cursor over a particular button. Tips can be enabled or disabled in the Settings menu.
What’s new in Movavi Screen Recorder
No need to take endless screenshots anymore. Take scrolling screenshots to capture content that doesn't fit on the screen.
Drawing shapes on video
Add tidy-looking pointers and other shapes in the middle of your recordings. Guide the viewers’ attention to the parts you want to highlight and get your message across in a most impactful way.
Prepare for a blast from the past: your long-time favorite scheduled recordings are back on the menu! Touch a few buttons and grab everything you need – right on time.
No need to worry about loud neighbors or colleagues any longer! Our new noise reduction feature will help you get rid of extraneous sounds.
Check out the full list of formats supported by Movavi Screen Recorder.
Output: MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, GIF, MP3, PNG, BMP, JPG
Movavi Screen Recorder
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* The free version of Movavi Screen Recorder has the following restrictions: a 7-day trial period, a watermark on output videos, and an inability to add a description or tags to a video before sharing it on YouTube. Learn more
Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Recorder does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.