Nice Ways to Capture iPhone Screen

Last updated on June 1, 2017 by JoKelly

capture iphone screenJust like there are times which we like to screenshot our iPhone’s display, at times we look into recording the display of our Apple device. Maybe you’ve finally beaten one of your friend’s high scores on a game that you and your friends all play, or perhaps you want to share your newest iPhone background. Regardless of the reason, Regardless of the reason, being able to screenshot the display or record the display are both features which are useful, although only one of these things has been implemented by Apple.

Using iPhone Screen Recorder

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The iPhone Screen Recorder program, developed by AceThinker, is one of the best options available if you are looking to record your Apple device’s display without Jailbreaking the device. The program itself is available on both Windows computers and Mac computers, and allows you to have all the necessary tools which are needed to successfully obtain a high quality recording of your device’s display. So, let’s take a look at some of the key features of this program.


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Feature 1. HD Screen Mirroring

As mentioned above, the iPhone Screen Recorder is a program not an application, and therefore high quality screen mirroring is of great significance in this case. Your device’s display will be mirrored onto your computer where it will be recorded for your own use, with no delays.

Feature 2. Mirroring Anything

Regardless of what you look to record, perhaps some of the photos that you’ve taken, games that you’ve been playing, or even if you only want to record the audio to your favourite songs. Regardless of what you want to record, you are able to do so with this program.

Feature 3. Simplistic Recording

Over the recent years, more and more screen recording methods have been released for both computers and mobile phones, although with more methods came more complicated options. This meant that those who weren’t as tech savvy as others had a disadvantage and weren’t as aware of how to use them. With this AceThinker program, you can begin your recordings in just a few seconds with no complications.



Feature 4. Snapshot iPhone Screen

As long as you have mirrored iPhone display on computer via this tool, you can take snapshot at any time you want and save the images to local drive.


Snapshot iPhone Screen manually

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While there are programs available out there for screenshotting your device’s display, this is one of the wide variety of features that iOS devices have to offer, and therefore no third party software is required. Simply press both your “Home” button (located below the device’s display) and the lock button (located either on the top or the side of your device) and a screenshot will be taken. Upon pressing both these buttons, your screen will flash white and the image will be saved in your photo album.

Using Quick Time Player ( Mac Only )

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This method is without a doubt the best option available due to how it can be done with features which have already been implemented by Apple, however it is only available to those who have a Mac computer and is not available to Windows users.

Step #1 – Start off by connecting your Apple device to the Mac computer which you are using with a USB cable.

Step #2 – QuickTime Player should by default be installed, so simply launch it.

Step #3 – Once loaded, click on the “File” tab located at the top, and click on the “New Movie Recording” option.

Step #4 – Your webcam will then be displayed on your screen. Next to the recording button, click on the small arrow and select your Apple device.


Step #5 – If you wish to record audio too then simply select the audio source that you’d like to use.

Step #6 – When ready, go ahead and click on the “Record” button.

Step #7 – Once you’ve recorded all that you want to record, all you have to do is click on the stop button and your video will be saved to the location which you chose.



JoKelly is a dedicated writer for AceThinker and has years of experience in reviewing software, the digital world and much more. She likes to evaluate multiple solutions for specific needs and she contributes to articles regarding She contributes to articles regarding mobile screencast tips. Last updated on June 1, 2017

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