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How to record desktop screen in windows ?

step by step How to record desktop screen in windows 7 ?

We often need to record our desktop activity to –

  • To create demonstration videos for any software program
  • To create video tutorials for school or college class
  • To record a recurring problem with your computer so you can show technical support people
  • To create video-based information products you can sell
  • To record new tricks and techniques you discover on your favourite software program, before you forget them.

So, guys in this post I will show you one method for this purpose –

Step 1: First of all you need to install a software called Active Presenter. Look for top 7 desktop recording softwares. Click here to download

Step 2: Run the software simply after double clicking on the desktop icon. Click on New capture and then name the project and then select the folder to save the project/video. Click ok button. Now there will be new window. First of all select Full screen or custom for selecting recording area. Select audio input like microphone or system audio for gaming or movie recording and then click on start (the big red ball button.)

Cursor set up: Simply double click on the record movie/ streaming video, a new window will be opened. Select the cursor tab right above the new window and choose the desire option. Here you can hide it or highlight it or can give special effects.

Step 3: Now record your tutorial or whatever you want. After finishing the recording simply click the active presenter icon on the task bar and choose pause to pause a while, stop to finish the recording or discard for start a new one.

Step 4: Now you just created a new video. After clicking on stop button (recording) active presenter displays the recording content in a new window. The pane in the centre of the editor is called canvas. It displays all objects of the video in a preview mode. The pane at the bottom of the editor is called timeline. You can use timeline to control the preview, adjust the timing values of the objects or do other editing tasks such as cut, join, adjust volume of the media.

Step 5: Now you have created your own video simply click on the export button – choose video size, Audio preferences and output, here you can select MP4, AVI, WMV and many more video formats, choose the desire location to save the file and then click on ‘ok’ to save it.

If you have any problem regarding this tutorial just leave a comment.

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