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How to record the screen with audio on Mac

Wondershare UniConverter for Mac (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate for Mac) can work as a Mac screen recorder with audio. It allows recording streaming videos, FaceTime Video calls, Skype Video Calls, and other activities on the desktop. The videos are recorded in high-quality along with the audio as well. To help you with how to record the screen on Mac, given below, is a step-by-step guide.

Step 1 Launch the screen recorder on Mac.

After Wondershare UniConverter has been successfully downloaded and installed on your Mac, launch it. Click Screen Recorder from the left pane of the interface, click the Camera icon to start the recording, or click the down-facing arrow next to the Camera icon present at the top-left area of the center panel, and click Screen Recorder.

select screen recorder

Step 2 Choose the video recording settings.

A screen recorder window will appear, from where you can customize the screen recording settings.

You need to select the area of the desktop that needs to be recorded. The Cross icon at the center will allow moving the entire recording frame while pinching the edges will allow adjusting the width and the height. Alternatively, you can also enter the specific width and height of the desired area to be recorded.

set the recording area

To select the Full-Screen recording, choose it from the drop-down icon at Custom. The Full-Screen mode records the entire screen of the desktop while the Custom mode allows selecting the desired area as needed.

select full screen

Additional Recording Settings: click on the setting icon to make other recording settings.

  1. Save to: Select the Mac location to save the recorded file.
  2. Frame rate: Frame rate of the video can be selected here from the drop-down options.
  3. Quality: The quality of the video can be selected here.
  4. Record Timer: The section allows you to set the recording time as needed. You can choose to start manually and then stop the recording at a fixed time or choose the start and the stop time of the record.
  5. Mouse: The settings for using the mouse can be adjusted from this section. If needed, enable the options to Show Mouse Click in Recording and Play Mouse Click Sound.
  6. Start/Stop Recording: Shortcut key as desired for starting and stopping the recording can be selected here.

If you want to go back to the original settings, click on the Reset button.

make the recording settings

Step 3 Start recording the screen with audio on Mac.

Once all settings are done, click on the REC button, and with 4 seconds of the countdown, the software will start recording your desktop activities.

click on rec

Step 4 Stop recording.

The Recording taskbar shows the time for which the video is being recorded. Once the recording is no more required, click on the Red Stop button. Alternatively, you can also press the ESC key to stop the recording process or use the shortcut selected, if any, in the previous step. As the process completes, the Mac location with recorded video appears on your screen.

click the stop button