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Record Screen on Mac EL Capitan

mac os x el capitan recorderEver since it first appeared on the market, the Mac OS X El Capitan has become quite well loved and well used. The functions that were added to this operating system includes Spotlight and Split View. These and other features make recording the screen on machines running this OS to be even more powerful than ever before. Everyone wants to use Mac OS X El Capitan and still record their gaming videos or presentations.

I. Mac Screen Recorder

The recommended tool to record screen on Mac OS X El Capitan is Screen Grabber Pro for Mac, a professional Mac screen recorder that lets you record any activity on you Mac Screen. You can record screen in full screen, customized regions or even from Web Camera. Furthermore, you can capture Mac OS X El Capitan screen with audio from the system, microphones or both as annotations. The built-in editing functions also allows you to annotate your video while recording.

To capture screen on El Capitan, first, please click the Free Download button below to install the screen recorder for Mac OS X El Capitan on your Mac. Then simply launch it and follow the intuitive interface to record your screen and save the files as MP4, AVI, WMV, etc. with no quality loss.

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II. Jing for Mac

Jing is also a powerful screen recorder that can be used with the Mac OS X El Capitan programming. While it does allow you to record from a microphone or the system directly, it might not work at the same time. If you are creating a tutorial, for example, you cannot capture the background music while also recording your voice from a microphone.

Another feature that may be a negative for some people this the requirement of creating an account before you can use it. If you do decide to go with Jing, just follow these easy instructions to get started.

jing for mac1. Download Jing and install it on your Mac OS X El Capitan system.

2. Mouse over the icon and click "More > Preference." This allows you to set your hotkey and other options.

3. Click "Capture" and drag your mouse to select the region of the screen you wish to record.

4. Click "Capture Video" to begin recording. Press "Stop" when you are done.

One of the problems with Jing is that you only get five minutes of recording time unless you purchase the SnagIt or Camtasia premium programs.

#3. Apple QuickTime Player

Every Mac user is familiar with Quick Time Player. On Mac OS X El Capitan it can record your screen as well as playing videos for you. It also records audio from an external mic or the computer itself. Quick Time also supports full screen or regional video recording. All videos are saved in the MOV file type. Using it is very simple.

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1. Launch the Quick Time Player and click on "File > New Screen Recording."

2. When a toolbar appears, adjust volume, choose the audio source and select other options on the drop-down menu.

3. Click "Record" to begin.

4. Click "Stop" to end the recording process. Then choose where to save your new video file.

These screen recording tools are all great options to consider if you run a Mac OS X El Capitan system. Because individuals have different reasons to capture video we cannot recommend one overall. QuickTime Player is a great option for people with basic needs while Mac Screen Recorder may be suitable for those who want more features without paying for them.