Guide to Making a Screencast with Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac


The online video sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo now have a lot of users uploading all kinds of movies that are free to watch. The problem is that you must be connected to a fast internet if you want to go to the video sharing site to watch the video. You don’t have to be disappointed if you have slow internet connection and are unable to watch the movie online. This is because you can record the movies with the help of a screen recorder like Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac.

When the screen capture control panel is opened, the recording frame will also appear on the screen. To move the recording frame, you must first click on the select button otherwise it can’t be moved. It will automatically resized the recording frame to any square or rectangle shape that you click on the screen. Since you are recording a video, you just click on the rectangle video player and the recording frame will be resized to the exact size without you having to pull the sides to make adjustment.  

When the recording frame has been adjusted to the size of the video player, you must not click anywhere else except to click on the REC button to start the recording. After that, you can press the play button to play the online video. Many people forgot to click on the stop button after they start the recording session. So, if you are someone forgetful, you can set the timer to stop capture after a set time in the format of 0:00:00 (hour/minutes/seconds). Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac also support schedule recording feature, which allows you to start recording at a specific time on a specific date.

You can’t just upload the screencast without any editing as it is very unprofessional. This is the reason why a free video editor module has been included in the screen recording software for Mac to enable its users edit the video. With the video editor, you can crop or cut any part of the video as you see fit. Transitional effects can be added to make the video looks smooth especially if you are jumping from one scene to another scene at a fast pace. In the video editor, you will also find the tool for modifying small aspects that affects the coloration of the video such as brightness, contrast, and saturation.

Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac supports the addition of text onto the video. You can add the title of the video, presenter name and other information in the beginning of the video with the use of the text tool. The video editor offers various types of cool text styles that will make the title looks great in the video. If you have a soundtrack that you plan to include in the video, you can import it into the timeline and blend it into the video. Before you save the video, make sure you play back to see if it has been edited according to your requirement.