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How to Record Your Screen and Webcam Video at the Same Time

If you want to record your computer screen and a webcam video at the same time, that’s easy. And the best part, if you’re on Windows, you only need one program to do it all: iToolShare Screen Recorder. This tool will be a great fit for software tutorials, reaction videos, gameplays, and such.

In this short guide, we’ll show you how to record yourself and your screen at the same time using iToolShare. You can download the latest version of the software from the official developer’s website.

Step 1. Open iToolShare Screen Recorder

Once you’ve installed the program and opened it on your computer, the screen recorder dashboard will pop up on your desktop:

The iToolShare interface is rather intuitive, so you will be able to figure it out even if you are a complete non-techie.

Step 2. Select Video Recorder

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Step 3. Enable your web camera and microphone

If you have a web camera and microphone already connected to your computer, VSDC will automatically detect them, so there’s nothing else you need to do. Just hit the Enable camera and Enable microphone buttons on the dashboard.


Once you do that, the webcam video will pop up. Have a good look at it to check your position, the background and all the details you may want or not want to be in the video.

Step 4. Start recording

Once ready, hit Start recording. Keep in mind that you can turn both the microphone and webcam on and off while recording by clicking on them on the dashboard.

How to Simultaneously Record Screen and Webcam on Mac: A Quick Guide

For Mac users seeking an efficient way to capture both their screen and webcam simultaneously, QuickTime Player proves to be a handy built-in tool. This guide will walk you through the steps to seamlessly record your screen and webcam feed using QuickTime Player on your Mac.

Step 1: Launch QuickTime Player

Open QuickTime Player on your Mac and navigate to 'File' > 'New Movie Recording' to access your webcam feed.

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Step 2: Set Webcam Feed on Top

Under the 'View' menu, select 'Float on Top.' This ensures your webcam window remains visible above all other applications. Adjust the size and position of the window as needed.

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Step 3: Start Screen Recording

Return to the 'File' menu and choose 'New Screen Recording.' Select either the entire screen or a specific portion for recording. Click the 'Record' button to initiate capturing your screen and webcam simultaneously.

Step 4: Stop the Recording

To conclude your recording, press the 'Command-Control-Esc' keys simultaneously. QuickTime Player provides immediate access to your recorded content for review. Additionally, basic editing features like trimming are available under the 'Edit' menu.

Mastering Screen and Webcam Recording: Tips for Windows 10 & MacOS Users

Congratulations on acquiring the skills to record both your screen and webcam! To elevate your video content and captivate your audience, we've compiled some invaluable tips to refine your recording techniques on both Windows 10 and MacOS.

Adjust the Lighting:

* Prioritize good lighting for a high-quality video. Natural light is optimal; position yourself near a window.

* For night or dimly lit recordings, use a ring light or desk lamp to illuminate your face evenly.

Optimize On-Screen Elements:

* Close unnecessary programs, tabs, and turn off notifications to eliminate distractions.

* Ensure that only relevant and essential elements appear on the screen during your recording.

Check Your Audio:

* Test your microphone beforehand to guarantee clear and audible audio.

* Speak distinctly and steadily; consider investing in a dedicated microphone for improved sound quality.

Use a High-Quality Webcam:

* Consider upgrading to a standalone webcam with higher resolution and superior color accuracy.

* A quality webcam enhances the overall professionalism of your video.

Plan Your Content:

* Script your dialogue and rehearse it for a smooth and organized presentation.

* Plan and practice the actions you'll perform on your screen to create engaging and compelling content.

Closing Thoughts:

Remember, the key to mastery is practice. Embrace each recording as an opportunity to refine your skills. With these tips in mind, you're well on your way to creating polished, professional, and captivating screen and webcam recordings. Happy recording!

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