Screen recording is an essential feature and if you wish to record screen on your Mac, fortunately there’s no need to install any external tool as Mac OS X is beautifully designed to fulfil any of your recording needs. You must be familiar with the QuickTime video player as it’s your primary inbuilt tool to watch videos. The Same QuickTime player can be utilised to record your screen activities in no time easily. Today, at GizmoStorm, we are here with “How To Record Screen Video On OS X Mavericks Without Any External Tool” :
Before we begin, make sure:
- Your Macbook running on OS X 10.6 – 10.9 or later.
Record Screen Video On OS X Mavericks:
Step 1: Launch QuickTime player. If you don’t know where’s QuickTime, head over to Spotlight and search for QuickTime.
Step 2: Click the File menu and select New Screen Recording.
Step 3: This will open QuickTime Player Recording tool. Press the Red button to start the screen recording.
Step 4: You can stop the recording anytime by pressing the same Red button. But, if you are recording for the demonstration purpose, I’ll suggest you to use key combination of Command + Control + Escape.
Step 5: Once you are done with recording process, QuickTime player will automatically run the recording and you can save it at the same time.
How to Show Mouse clicks and add your Voice to the Recording
As mentioned earlier also, Mac OS X is beautifully designed to fulfil any of your recording needs. Demonstrating your recording with mouse clicks and adding your voice will certainly add icing to the cake.
Step 1: Head over to QuickTime Screen Tool and select Pointing Down Arrow.
Step 2: In the drop down Menu, check both built-in Microphones and Show Mouse Clicks.
By default, recorded file type is .mov. You can change it to any other format by using Save as.