- 1. Playing with VLC+
- 1.1 Play Blu-Ray Movies
- 1.2 Play DLNA Content
- 1.3 Play Videos in VLC with Airplay
- 1.4 Play YouTube Videos in VLC
- 1.5 Play M2TS with VLC
- 1.6 Play MTS with VLC
- 1.7 Play M4V with VLC
- 1.8 Play MP4 in VLC
- 1.9 Play RTMP with VLC
- 1.10 Play ISO with VLC
- 1.11 Play AVI with VLC
- 1.12 Play WMV with VLC
- 1.13 Play MIDI with VLC
- 1.14 Play 3D Movies with VLC
- 1.15 Play avchd with VLC
- 1.16 Play Sopcast in VLC
- 1.17 FLAC Not Playing
- 1.18 MP4 Not Playing
- 1.19 FLV Not Playing
- 1.20 MKV Not Playing
- 1.21 MOV Not Playing
- 1.22 UNDF Not Playing
- 1.23 Use VLC for PS3
- 2. Convert & Stream+
- 3. Editing with VLC+
- 4. VLC for Mobile+
- 5. VLC Assistant+
- 6. Tips & Tricks+
- 6.1 Download VLC 64 bit
- 6.2 VLC Latest Version
- 6.3 Download VLC for Mac
- 6.4 VLC for Windows 7
- 6.5 VLC for Windows 8
- 6.6 VLC Skins
- 6.7 VLC Command Line
- 6.8 VLC as Default Player
- 6.9 Convert CD with VLC
- 6.10 Burn VLC Files to DVD
- 6.11 VLC Web Plugin
- 6.12 Remote Control VLC
- 6.13 VLC Shortcuts
- 6.14 Screen Capture with VLC
- 6.15 Sync VLC Audio
- 6.16 KMplayer vs VLC
- 6.17 MPC vs VLC
- 6.18 MPlayer vs VLC
- 6.19 VLC Old Version
- 6.20 Snapshots in VLC
- 6.21 Change XBMC to VLC
- 6.22 Is VLC Safe
- 6.23 Best Torrent Player
VLC media player is a fantastic media player totally for free. It's very easy to use and available for almost all operating system such as Windows, Mac, Linux for desktop and Android, iOS for mobile devices. This software can be used differently, like streaming media from one device to another, capturing screen and recording your personal moments by using you laptop camera. In this tutorial we will talk about how to use VLC as a screen capturing tool on your desktop.
- Part 1. Using VLC Media Player to Capture Desktop
- Part 2. The Easiest Way to Record Your PC or Mac Screen
- Part 3. VLC Media Player vs. Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)
If you are looking to record the screen of your desktop to make tutorials or just want to record your own personal moments, you can directly make it by using VLC media player on your desktop. VLC media player itself has the feature of recording screen. Please go through the steps below to know how to use VLC media player as a screen capturing tool.
Step 1 Launch VLC media player on your desktop computer first, click on “Media” from the top left first option and select “Open Capture Device”.
Step 2 Select the “Desktop” from the Dropdown menu in the front side of “Capture Mode”.
Step 3 Click on “Browse” button in front of “Destination” and choose the location where you want to save your captured video.
Step 4 After setting up the destination just click on the “Start” button, this will start capturing.
Step 5 Once starting, VLC will show you time of recording in the interface. Now use your computer as usual and do whatever you want to record from your screen. When the recording ends, just click on the “Stop button” in the VLC and the file will be saved to the location where you select before starting.
VLC player also enables users to record their own videos. In that case, VLC media player uses your webcam making it extremely easy to share your videos with your friends.
Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) software is a program to capture screen and make video tutorials on Windows and Mac devices. Known as a complete video tool to do whatever you want with videos, this software can quickly record your screen with an adjustable recording window, let alone download, convert, burn, stream and edit videos. The detailed amazing features of Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) are list below if you like to know more about it.
Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) - Your Complete Video Toolbox
- Capture computer screen so as to make video presentation or tutorials.
- Convert to 1000+ formats, like AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, etc.
- Burn videos from local computer, recorded or downloaded videos to DVD for future playback.
- Edit, enhance & personalize your videos file.
- Download/record videos from 10000+ online video sharing sites.
- Stream media from computer to Apple TV, PS2 or other devices.
- Versatile toolbox combines fix video metadata, GIF maker, cast video to TV, VR converter and screen recorder
- Industry-leading APEXTRANS technology converts videos with zero quality loss or video compression
- Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6.
How to Record Your Mac or Computer Screen using Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)
Step 1 Install and launch the program, you will under the Convert tab by default.
Step 2 Switch Convert tab to Toolbox from the top, and click Screen Recorder as the picture below.
Step 3 Then a small recording frame with red dotted line will open. Now adjust this frame according to the Capture Area you want to record and ajust the System Audio.
Note: You can adjust recording frame by dragging the cross icon in the middle to move the whole frame.
Step 4 Click the REC button in the right to start capturing screen, there'll be 5 seconds countdown for you to get prepared.
Once you are done, just click the Stop button on the right of the recording task bar or press ESC key to stop recording.
Step 5 Then a file folder named UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) Downloaded would pop up displaying the just captured video for you.
Part 3. VLC Media Player vs. Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)
|VLC Media Player||Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)|
|Easy to Use||No||Yes|
|Download Videos from Video Sites||No||Yes|
|Record Online Videos||No||Yes|
|Easily Stream Videos||No||Yes|
|Play Every Format Videos||No||Yes|
|Download Videos in HD format||No||Yes|
|Supported Video Formats||Few||1000+|
|Supported Video Downloading Sites||N/A||10000+|
|Batch Video Downloading||No||Yes|
After above guidance and comparison, we can easily tell that second screen capturing tool Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is much better. Why not give it a shot right away!