How to Use Screen Grabber Pro Mac

This guide will show you how to quickly work around the screen capture solution on Mac with this handy Mac screen recording tool.
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To download and install the app on your computer, visit the Acethinker Screen Grabbe Pro Mac website from Follow the set up wizard and wait until the application is launched.


Part 1. Configure Settings

1.1 Configure the Audio Sources

Once the app is installed, configure the audio sources. Either you will enable to choose the system sound, microphone or both.

configure audio source

1.2 Customize the Capture Region

From the “Record” button at the top right of the app’s main interface, you can see the options on how you will record your screen activities. You can choose to capture in full-screen, only audio, web-cam and around mouse. You can also customize the size of the capture area by clicking the “Crop’ icon. Look at the steps provided to use the app easily.

recording option


Part 2. Record Your Mac Screen

2.1 Start the Recording

Then click the “Rec” button from the recording toolbar to start the recording.

customize region

2.2 Annotate and Stop the Recording

If you are creative and you want to experience an instructive and creative tool, just click the “Pen” icon from the recording toolbar where you can make real-time annotations such as adding arrows, shapes, and texts. Afterwards, if you want to stop the recording, simply hit the red “Square” icon.

annotate the recording


Part 3. Save the Recording

3.1 Preview and Edit the Recorded Video

The tool automatically save the recorded file on your computer’s hard drive and list it on the main interface of the application where you can have a preview of your recording and edit it. With the help of the built-in editor, you can trim the start and end to save the important part of the recorded video.

preview video

3.2 Upload the Video

After recording the video, you are allowed to upload it to different video sharing sites like Youtube, Vimeo, FTP, and more. Then if you are finished choosing the site where you want to upload your recorded video, input the host name, port, user name, password, and so on. Lastly, click the “Upload” button on the lower right corner to directly upload the file.

upload video


Part 4. More Useful Functions

4.1 Create a Task Recording

Acethinker Screen Grabber Pro Mac has a “Task Scheduler” that allows you to continue your recording even if you are away from your computer. This task scheduler is very useful in recording livestream videos, gameplay, tutorials, and video chats.

schedule recording task

4.2 Take Screenshot

This tool is not only for recording screen activities but also for taking screenshots which makes it unique to the other screen recorders. To take screenshot, go to the main panel of the app, click on “Tools” to find the “Screeshot” icon. Then drag the area that you want to capture. After that, you can also add annotations after taking a screenshot with the use of the tools from the recording toolbar.

take screenshots on mac

4.3 Help and Support

In case that you encounter any problem in using the app or you want to leave your feedback and suggestions on how we can improve the use of this screen recorder, press the “More” button at the top right corner of the main panel. Then a drop-down menu will be shown where you can “Help” icon. After that, a drop-down menu will appear again on your screen to choose whether you will ask for technical support or send a feedback about using the program.

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