How to screen record in Chromebook. How to screen record in Chromebook. Screen recording is a unique function that is not available on all devices. This tool is in some specific devices. Chromebook OS 89 is one of the devices which contain a screen recording option. In the updated version of Chromebook in 2021. Like many Android devices, you can record your screen with any Chrome extension or third-party tool. You can enable your screen recording by these two methods.
● Use the keyboard shortcut.
● Screen recording with the screen capture tool.
If you have a Chromebook and do not know how to record your screen, you can follow these steps. Here is step-by-step guidance for you to help in recording your screen.
Using keyboard shortcut
The first and most effortless step to recording your screen is the use of keyboard shortcuts. You can record the entire screen, any selected area of your screen, and also the specific window. To start your screen recording using the keyboard shortcuts, follow the given steps;
Step 1. Press Ctrl+ shift+ to show all windows keys at a time (the show all windows key is at the top row on your keyboard and looks like a rectangle with two lines on the right side).
Step 2. There you will see the New Screen Recording button. Click that button.
Step 3. Before you start the recording, select the recording type, whether you want to record the whole screen, partial screen, or the specific window.
Step 4. Next, start the recording by clicking on the recording icon
Step 5. Hit the stop button in the control panel when your recording is over.
Step 6. Go to your Download folder. There you will see your recorded videos.
Do you know?
If you are not finding the show all windows icon, use the F5 key instead of the show all windows key.
Screen recording with screen capture tool
If you do not want to record your screen with the keyboard shortcuts, you can do it with the screen capture tool. Screen Capture is a built-in tool in the Chromebook. This feature is to take screenshots and record the screen videos on your Chromebook.
You have to follow these steps if you want to record your screen videos by using the screen capture tool:
Step 1. Foremost, find the clock icon on the lower side of your screen. If you cannot find this icon, click on the arrow to expand it. There you will see the clock icon. Click on that icon.
Step 2. Next, click on the Screen Capture option.
Step 3. After clicking the screen capture option, you will see a video icon. Click that icon. You will see that your screen recording is enabled.
Step 4. Selection of the area you want to record is the next step. It is up to you whether you want to record a specific window, full screen, or any selected area.
Step 5. Select the setting icon if you want to make any changes to the screen recording on your device.
Step 6. By pressing the video icon, start your screen recording.
Step 7. Press the red colored stop button to end your screen recording.
Step 8. After ending your recording, go to the downloads folder on your device to see the recorded videos.
Options in setting icon
If you click the setting icon, you will see many options to make your screen recording more efficient. By expanding the gear icon, you can
1: edit the video quality
2: video recording with sound
3: enabling or disabling the microphone
Screencast is an extraordinary application in Chrome OS 103 and above. It allows you to record your screen with audio, adding your face, screen translation, and many other features. To record the videos on your screen with the screencast, follow these steps:
1. First, go to the app launcher in your Chromebook and find the screencast application.
2. Click on this application.
3. After displaying the application screen, you will see the New Screencast option. Click it.
4. Next to it, select the area you want to record.
5. The microphone and webcam are already enabled in the screencast settings. If you don’t want these options, you can comfortably turn them off in the settings.
6. Tap on the recording option to enable the screen recorder.
7. Click the stop button when you want to stop the recording.
8. You can view your recording in the Screencast application.
Which keys can enable screen recording?
Ctrl + shift + show all windows (F5) are the keys that you can use to record the videos on your screen.
Can I record the audio in the screen recording?
Yes! You can record the audio and show your face in the screen recording by using the Screencast application.
Can I turn off the microphone and webcam?
Yes! You can disable them in the settings of the Screencast application.
How to stop screen recording?
If your recording is over, you will see a red color button. If you click that button, your screen recording will stop.
Where are my recorded files?
Going to the downloads folder of your device, you can view all your recorded files.
Why can’t I find screencast recorded files in the download folder?
You will not find the videos which are recorded with the screencast application. It does not save the recorded files locally. You can see your files in the Screencast application.
Start the screen recording by pressing the Ctrl, Shift, and show all Windows keys simultaneously. You can also use the F5 key instead of the show-all Windows key. You can record the screen with the screen capture tool. Your recorded videos are present in the download folder. You can record your videos with audio using the Screencast application.