Screen Capture

Open Filmora scrn and select Get Started to set your recording parameters (size of recording region, audio settings, webcam, etc.). If you want to use the default recording parameters, select Quick Capture.

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Get Started

In this Setup window you can customize your recording settings. For example, you can choose your recording region and your frame rate. You can also set up hotkeys through this window.

1. Screen Setup

In the Screen tab you can:

  • Choose whether to record your full screen, a customized region of your screen, or a specific target
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  • Indicate whether you'll be recording a game
  • Choose your frame rate (anywhere from 15 to 120 fps)

Screen Setup

2. Audio Setup

You can choose whether or not to record audio from both your computer and microphone. Both will record by default, but you can change that by selecting Don't Capture next to either.

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3. Camera Setup

You can record from a webcam in addition to recording your screen. In the Camera tab, you can:

  • Choose your camera
  • Choose the resolution you want to record at (i.e 720p or 1080p)
  • Choose a frame rate for your camera recording

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4. Advanced Setup

In the Advanced tab you can:

  • Choose where to save your files to
  • Enable GPU acceleration
  • Choose whether or not to hide your controls while recording
  • Choose different encoder: AVC/H.264 or FastJPG
  • Set up hotkeys

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Once you're finished with the Setup window you can click the Capture button to start recording. You can also adjust your settings in the Recorder screen.

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To Record Screen

  • Click the Start Capturing button or press F10 on your keyboard to begin recording. If you want to stop the recording, press F10 again.
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  • After clicking the Start Capturing button or pressing F10, Filmora scrn will count down 3 seconds before it starts recording your screen.
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  • To pause your recording, click the Pause Capturing button or press F9. You can resume recording by pressing F9 again.
  • When you're done recording you can export your clips to the Video Editor or save them to your computer.
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To Change Recording Area

By default, Filmora scrn will record your full screen. To customize your recording area, drag the border to adjust the size of the region and click+drag the red circle to reposition your recording region. You will be able to make precise adjustments to your region size using the magnifier. You can switch back to recording the full screen by pressing Shift+F.

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You can also change the size of your recording area through the Recorder window.

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To Adjust Microphone Volume

Simply drag the slider to increase or decrease your volume.

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