How to Record Facebook Live Streaming Video

Last updated on May 23, 2020 by Donald

Facebook Live is a popular feature of Facebook that allows users to share a live broadcasting video with any content they have. This feature is mostly used by bloggers, influencers, gamers, online sellers, online teachers, musicians, and more. Furthermore, Facebook Live also became an outlet for business companies to promote their products and services. However, downloading Facebook Live is not permitted on Facebook. That is why some Facebook users tend to look for an excellent screen recorder for them to capture their preferred Facebook Live videos. On that note, we will write down all the tools that you can use to record Facebook Live video .

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How to Record Facebook Live Video on Windows/Mac

Screen Grabber Pro is a powerful and easy-to-use screen recorder that can record Facebook live-streaming videos in HD quality like 720p and 1080p. It can record your screen in full-screen, region mode, around the mouse, and webcam. Also, this tool can take a screenshot while recording. Another good thing about this tool is that you can add annotations like shapes, lines, texts, and arrows while recording to enhance the video. To know how to use this tool, please follow the steps below.

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Step1 Download and Install the tool

To start, get the installer of this tool by clicking one of the “Download” buttons above. Then, launch it and follow the steps on installing the software on your computer. After installing, open it to familiarize yourself with the tool quickly.

sgp interface

Step2 Configure the Settings

Next, go to the “Menu” list at the upper rightmost part of the tool and select “Settings.” You can change the output folder, audio and video default format, and hotkeys. Once done, click the “OK” button to confirm the changes.

sgp configure settings

Step3 Start to Record Facebook Live Video

Go to Facebook and look for the Facebook Live video that you want to record. Then, go back to Screen Grabber Pro, and click the “Audio input” to select if you are going to record in system sound, microphone, or both. Then, click the “Record” button and select from fullscreen, region mode, or around the mouse. It will then start recording your screen, and it will show you a floating toolbar that you can use to control the recording process.

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Step4 Watch the Recorded Video

Once done, click the “Stop” button at the leftmost part of the recording toolbar. It will bring you to its main interface showing you a list of all the recordings you made. Right-click on the video and choose “Preview” to play the video.

sgp watch recorded video

Extra tips: Screen Grabber Pro has a Task Scheduler feature that you can use to set a date and time to record your screen automatically. Perfect for recording scheduled Facebook live-stream videos.

How to Record Facebook Live Streaming Video on Android/iOS

1. AZ Screen Recorder for Android

AZ Screen Recorder is one of the best apps on Android that can record Facebook live-stream at ease. This app is so easy to use and it has an overlay button appearing on your screen and it does not interfere with the recording. In fact, this tool has a built-in video editor that allows you to trim, crop, resize, zoom in and out, and cut the video. You can also include your front camera while recording Facebook Live in real-time. It can record your Android screen without any time limit and watermarks in it. On the other hand, we are going to show you how to use this tool below.

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User guide

  • You can download this tool by visiting this link.
  • Once installed, go to Facebook and look for the live video that you want to record, launch the tool, and see a small camera icon on the left side of your screen.
  • Tap on that icon to see the buttons of the AZ Screen Recorder. Just hit the “Record” button to start recording. Once done, pull down the notification screen and tap on the “Stop” button to end the recording process.
  • You can watch the video by tapping the “Record” button again, and hit the “File Manager” icon to see all the recorded videos.

az screen recording stop recording

2. AirShou for iOS

AirShou is a screen recorder for Facebook Live that works on iOS 9 and higher. This app can provide you a clear recorded video while it’s running in minimal processing power. All the recorded videos in this tool are saved directly on your camera roll. It is actually being used by professionals that need to record a review about an iOS app because it allows you to include mic recording for narrations. To understand how to use this tool, see the steps below.

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User guide

  • First of all, download the app to this link. Also, you need to authorize the application to run on your iOS phone. Go to “Settings,” then “General” and scroll down and select “Device Management.” Just click the “Trust Suzhou ding chi network…” to complete the process.
  • Once done, go to Facebook and look for the live video that you want to capture. Next, open the app and choose “Record.”
  • From there, select your preferred orientation from Landscape to Portrait. Then, click the “Next Step” button and go to Control Center and click the AirPlay Mirroring and select AirShou to start recording.
  • Once done, go back to the AirShou app and click the “Stop” button to end the recording process.

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