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How to Record the Screen and Upload it to YouTube

Recording the screen including the audio can help you introduce your gaming flow, show how to perform a task on the computer or create a presentation. You can also upload the screen record to YouTube for free. If you want to record your screen and upload it to YouTube, there are several solutions. You can record the screen with some screen recording software on your Mac or your Windows PC, or record with some online screen recording software or the screen recording feature built in YouTube itself. In this article, we will introduce some screen recorders, some of them are free to use, or freemium. Check it out now.

How to Record Screen on Windows PC and Upload to YouTube Directly

1. Using Filmora Scrn

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Filmora Scrn is a 2-in-1 screen recording software with built-in video editing tools. With Filmora Scrn, you can choose to capture the whole desktop screen or a specific area. Beside the desktop recording, you can also capture the system audio or the microphone and the webcam at the same time. With the editing tools, you can add various cursor effects, annotations, captions, overlays and banners. Apart from the basic video editing features like cut, split, delete, trim and merge, you can detach the audio from video and record your own voiceover during editing. After editing, you can share the recorded video to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo or Twitch directly or save it in different formats.

  • Add Markers to important points during recording
  • Record high paced games at up to 120 fps
  • Change video speed and add fade in and fade out with a simple drag
  • Detach audio and record voice narration during editing and reduce the noise
  • Share videos to YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook and Twitch directly

2. Using Wondershare Filmora

Launch Wondershare Filmora and choose Full Feature mode to begin a project. Go to the Record tab and choose Record PC Screen. There are three types of screen recording to choose from – Target Window, Full Screen and Custom. You can also choose to record computer system audio or record from microphone. Click the icons to turn them off or on accordingly. Click Settings to see if there's anything you need to adjust before recording.

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2. Using Bandicam

To record screen using Bandicam, select "Screen Recording" and a green-edged rectangle window will appear. Adjust the rectangle window on the video then play the video.

Clicking the REC button will change the green-edged line of the rectangle window to red. Click the stop button to stop recording. To watch the recorded video, go to the "General" tab and click "Open." You can also upload your desired videos to YouTube from Bandicam by clicking the "Upload" button found under Bandicam's "Output" tab.

Related: How to upload videos to YouTube in Bandicam

3. Using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

You can download Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 to record the screen of your device and upload it to YouTube. The software has a screen capture tool and encoder. Install the software as you would usually do. There'll be 2 shortcuts in the start menu – Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Screen Capture (used to capture the screen) and Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 (converts the screen into a video that can be uploaded to YouTube).

4. Using Ezvid

Ezvid can record screen and audio simultaneously. It can also capture the whole area of the screen, making it perfect for tutorial videos. Ezvid also has speech synthesis that translates text captions into artificial human language, so it can easily produce human sound with only a click of a button.

5. Using Smartpixel

Smartpixel is a screen recorder for Android and Windows. It has a user-friendly interface and different editing as well as recording functions. Smartpixel can export various video formats such as 3gp, MP4, wmv, avi and flv. It also allows you to upload videos to different online platforms like GoPlay and YouTube.

How to Record Screen Online

Using YouTube

To start recording the screen using YouTube, you just need to sign-in to the website using your Google Account. Click "Creator Studio". Go to Live Streaming and choose "Events". You'll be directed to the "Create Event" page. Provide the title for your screencast video, set the video's privacy to either Private or Unlisted.

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Click "Go Live Now" The Hangouts on Air page will open. Start the webcam from recording by clicking the camera icon. If you don't want to record audio, you can just click the microphone icon.

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Click "Screenshare" and choose a desktop window that you want to record for the screencast. Click "Start Screenshare" to share the screen then click the "Start Broadcast" button to begin recording the screen. When you're done recording, just "Stop Broadcast" and go to the YouTube website. The new screencast video is stored in your YouTube video dashboard. You can share the video or download it to your Google Drive.

For more details, you can check How to record YouTube videos.

How to Record Screen on Mac

Using QuickTime Player

QuickTime Player can be used to record movies from your camera or the screen of your iPad, iPod touch or iPhone. It can also record your Mac's screen or record audio from your microphone. To record the screen of your Pad, iPod touch or iPhone, you should use the movie-recording function.

Related: How to record videos with Quicktime
Mar 26,2018 14:00 pm
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ArpeggioOfBlueSteel
ez video dont the upload to youtube video button anymore
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Good to know these screen recording tools and thanks for the sharing. I always use Acethinker Screen Recorder to make screencast video for my YouTube channel, It is a cloud based software to record computer screen without install any software in your computer. Share it here as an alternative method.
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