Hangout, a service provided by Google, is predominantly used for group conversations. It is used instead of Skype or FaceTime. However, Hangout is different in many aspects. It is not an end-to-end video chat and people can do way more than that such as sharing files, YouTube videos etc. Users will also be able to record the hangout sessions they have and can share it with people who have missed out on it previously. In order to record a session of Google Hangout, there are three options available as listed below:
You can make use of the screen recorder online app to record a session of Google Hangout. This will not require the usage of any external application as it is online and easy to use. You can record both the audio and video of the session and it can be used on both Windows and Mac. The app does not set limit, so you do not worry about the duration of the session. If you plan to record a Google Hangout session, all that you will have to do is navigate to the online application and click on "Start" and your Hangout session will start getting recorded instantly.
By using the Pro version, to be used with on desktop, the video and chats can be recorded in high quality. The desktop version is preferred among several users due to the added features this version offers. There is a task scheduler feature in place which will allow you to preset the time to start and end the video recording. Due to this, there is no need to be physically present near the computer to start recording a session.
Listed below are the steps:
For Mac Users, a Google Hangout session can be easily recorded using the Mac Screen Recorder. By using this recorder, you can record anything playing on your screen. The best aspect about Mac Screen Recorder is that, it allows you to record the screen activity and also convert the recorded video to any format you desire.
There is another recorder named Jing on Mac OS X El Capitan. This recorder is capable of capturing images along with recording videos. The sound from microphone can also be recorded from this software. However, you cannot record both the audios simultaneously. You cannot speak and add to the recording session when you use this software. Also, one has to register prior to using this software.