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How to Record Roblox Gameplay on Mac

Liza Brown
Liza Brown
Originally published Apr 06, 22, updated Feb 29, 24

Roblox is an innovative gaming platform that not only allows you to play games but also create games and let others play them. In today’s world, the gaming community is on cloud nine with the exceptional popularity of gamers who upload their gameplay online. Following the same trend, you could also record and upload your Roblox gameplay online and get fame as well as money.

The first step is to record Roblox on Mac, if you are a Mac user. You can record and upload only the key moments in your gameplay in the form of short videos. When you have enough followers, you can upload your entire gameplay along with webcam video to show your reactions as well as add your live commentary. In this article, we will illustrate all the possible ways on how to record Roblox gameplay on Mac.

Way 1. Use Filmora Recorder

Wondershare Filmora is the best Roblox screen recorder for Mac. It is a professional video recorder cum video editor. Since it is a premium software, it offers all the different options you need for recording and editing your gameplay on Roblox like the popular gamers. You can record screen gameplay along with your webcam video and capture system as well as mic audio.

Coming to the editing part, you can make your gameplay interesting with custom animations and effects as well as adding different graphical elements and audio effects. Besides, you can trim your video as per requirements. Thereafter, you can export your gameplay video in different file formats. Here are the steps to record Roblox on MacBook with Filmora.

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Step 1: Download and install Wondershare Filmora for Mac. Launch Filmora and click on PC Screen option.

filmora record pc screen

Step 2: Choose the recording screen area which is generally full screen when you are playing a game on Roblox. If you are using Roblox in windowed mode, you have to set the recording screen accordingly.

Select the system audio properly. If you want to add your voice and live commentary, select external the mic audio source. If you want to capture your webcam video in PiP mode, enable “Record Camera Stream” option.

filmora recording settings

Step 3: Once you are ready with Roblox, click on Record button to start recording. When your gameplay is over, press F9 key to stop recording. You can edit and export in the desired file format.

export the project

Way 2. Roblox Built-in Recorder

If you do not want to install any third-party application on your Mac, you can use Roblox built-in screen recorder. However, the recorder is not a great one and users have reported performance degradation while recording on Roblox. Hence, user Roblox users opt for an alternative. If you are going to record your gameplay only once or very rarely, Roblox built-in recorder will serve the purpose perfectly. Here are the steps to follow.

Step 1: Launch Roblox and start the game that you want to play and record.

Step 2: Press Esc key and go to Record tab at the top of the screen.

Step 3: Under Record tab, click on Record Video button to start recording.

roblox built-in recorder

You will see a thin red border around the screen that indicates that the recording is going on.

Step 4: To stop recording, press Esc and go to Record tab. Click on Stop Recording button.

roblox esc stop

Way 3. Use OBS Studio

OBS Studio is a completely free software that is available for all desktop operating systems. Most gamers use OBS Studio for live streaming their gameplay on online platforms. You can capture your Roblox gameplay with OBS Studio as well. Not just your gameplay, you can capture webcam video and audio from an external mic. You can also switch between multiple scenes to make the video more interesting. Here are the steps to record Roblox on MacBook using OBS Studio.

Step 1: Download and install OBS Studio for Mac. Launch the software after installation.

Step 2: Under Sources tab and click on “+” icon. Select Display Capture option.

obs display capture

Step 3: You have to enter a name for Roblox gameplay capture session and click on Ok button.

obs click on ok button

Step 4: Click on Start Recording button under Controls tab and switch to Roblox game and start playing. OBS will keep recording in the background.

obs click on start recording button

Step 5: To stop recording, go back to OBS Studio. Click on Stop Recording under Controls.

Way 4. Use QuickTime Player

MacBook comes with QuickTime Player pre-installed and it is the default media player for Mac users. Not many mac users are aware of the fact that they can use QuickTime Player to record their screen activities easily. When you use QuickTime Player to record Roblox gameplay, you do not need to install any Roblox screen recorder for Mac. Here are the steps to record Roblox gameplay with QuickTime Player.

Step 1: From Applications folder, open QuickTime Player. Go to File> New Screen Recording option.

quicktime player new screen recording

Step 2: Start your Roblox game and click on the Record button instantly from QuickTime widget.

quicktime widget

Step 3: When the game gets over, click on Stop button. Go to File> Save option to save the recorded gameplay.

quicktime save the recorder gameplay

Way 5. Use VLC Screen Recorder

There are many Mac users who prefer VLC Media Player over QuickTime Player for playing any media file. This is because VLC Media Player supports more file formats and you can boost the volume more than usual. However, you can also use VLC Media Player like QuickTime to record Roblox on MacBook. Here are the steps to follow.

Step 1: Open VLC Media Player. Go to Media > Convert/Save option.

vlc screen recorder

Step 2: Click on Capture Device tab. Make Capture Mode to Desktop.

vlc capture device tab

Step 3: Go to Destination section, click on Browser button. Select the destination folder and file name.

vlc destination section

Step 4: To start recording, click on Start button. The screen will show controls to stop recording.


We have how to record Roblox gameplay on Mac in all the possible ways. You can use Roblox built-in recorder though it is not that great. If you do not want to install any third-party Roblox screen recorder for Mac, you can use QuickTime. OBS Studio is a great Roblox gameplay recorder with different customizable options. But the best screen recorder for Roblox is Wondershare Filmora where you can also edit your recorded gameplay like a pro.

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