How to Record Screen on Chromebook

People are now using the Chromebook because it’s a fully new type of computer that runs the Chrome OS and helps the user to get things faster and obviously easier.

With it, you can do many things that you like to do and with security. As a user of modern technology, we all have to face some situation where we feel the need to record screen on our device.

So, in this case, you also have to record the screen on your Chromebook because you are using this device. But if you don’t know the method f record screen on Chromebook then you have to face many problems.

For this, you should know that this to get rid of unexpected problems. In this article, we will show you How to Record Screen on Chromebook.

Before that, we have to know the basic meaning of record screen on Chromebook. Record screen on Chromebook means capturing screens activity for some moments that you need like a video clip.

So friends no more talk let’s check out the methods:

Record Screen on Chromebook

There are lots of ways to record screen on Chromebook computer. You can capture the entire screen, window, or select area to grab. Hope you will find the best method option for you so that you can select the best one.

Record Screen on Chromebook with Built-in Recorder

Record Screen on Chromebook with Built-in Recorder

Record Screen on Chromebook with Built-in Recorder

With this method, you can find a built-in recorder behind a flag. So to work with this method you have to first enable the flag.

Because this method is quite big that’s why we are going to divide it into some sections so that you can easily understand it.

So let’s check out the sections:

Enable the flag

This is the first section of this method. Herewith the steps we will enable the flag:

Step-1: Open Chrome://flags

Step-2: Then search for the Screen Capture test.

Step-3: After that enable it from the dropdown by simply select Enable.

Step-4: Now click Restart from the bottom right corner.

Record the screen with a keyboard

When you have enabled the flag, you are ready to record your Chromebook screen. Then you have to open the recorder and start the recording. Here the steps to do that:

Step-1: Press Ctrl+Shift+Window Switcher Key at the same time to open the recorder.

Step-2: You will be able to see the screen capture menu.

Step-3: From here you have to switch to the screen recorder to start to record the screen.

Step-4: The next thing is to choose what type of video you want to record. You can choose the entire screen, a specific part of the screen, or a window.

Step-4: After you have select one type of your video and that is an area then you will need to select the area that you want to record.

Step-5: Now when you have selected the area press Enter to start the recording and then a countdown of three seconds will become.

Step-6: When your recording is over and you want to stop it just click on the Stop icon.

And that’s it. your first recording on the Chromebook has successfully done.

Record the screen with Quick Settings Panel

After enabling the Flag you can do the recording with the keyboard but if you do not comfortable with the keyboard you can do it with the quick settings panel as well.

For this you have to do the below steps:

Step-1: First, click on the Time/battery icon located at the bottom right corner of your Chromebook’s screen.

Step-2: Then click on the new screen capture icon.

Step-3: Now you will be able to see the screen capture menu.

Step-4: From here you have to switch to the screen recorder to start to record the screen.

Step-5: The next thing is to choose what type of video you want to record. You can choose the entire screen, a specific part of the screen, or a window.

Step-6: After you have select one type of your video and that is an area then you will need to select the area that you want to record.

Step-7: Now when you have selected the area press Enter to start the recording and then a countdown of three seconds will become.

Step-8: When your recording is over and you want to stop it just click on the Stop icon.

And that’s it. your first recording on the Chromebook has successfully done.

Find the recording that you have done

Not just recording is the only tough task to do, finding the recording is also the thing because if we don’t find the recording that we have done there’s no value to record anything.

So in this section, we will help you to find the recording that you have done now.

When you have click on the stop icon you can now you will see a notification that allows you to open the recording. So open the fils app and you will able to see your recording with today’s date and time as the file name.

And one more thing your recording will be saved in .webm formate.

Record Screen on Chromebook with Chrome Extension

Record Screen on Chromebook with Chrome Extension

Record Screen on Chromebook with Chrome Extension

If you want to record screen on Chromebook with a chrome extension then this is also a fantastic idea. Here we will show a method with a chrome extension and that is the Loom chrome extension.

So let’s check out the steps to work with the extension:

Step-1: First, open the chrome browser.

Step-2: Then you have to add Loom to your chrome browser.

Step-3: Now open a website that you want to record on your chrome browser.

Step-4: After that selecting the Loom extensions and it will turn red.

Step-5: Now the recording will start and it will be with audio from your microphone.

Step-6: In the lower-left of the browser, you can see a circle. Select the circle to turn on your webcam and you will be able to record your face from the webcam.

Step-7: Again select the Loom extension and your recording ends.

Record Screen on Chromebook with Screencastify

Record Screen on Chromebook with Screencastify

Record Screen on Chromebook with Screencastify

Screencastify is a free extension for Chromebooks. With it you can record the screen on Chromebook very easily. For this, you have to do the below steps:

Step-1: First, add Screencastify to your Chrome by doing the below:

  1. Open the Chrome Web Store on your browser.
  2. Find and select the extension you want to add.
  3. Click Add to Chrome.
  4. To approve, click Add extension.

Step-2: When you are ready with your adding you have to now choose a screen that you want to record.

Step-3: Then click on the Screencastify icon.

Step-4: Then you can capture your voice by simply turn on the toggle next to the Microphone.

Step-5: You can also capture your voice by using a webcam recording or turn on the toggle next to “Embed Webcam.”

Step-6: To choose additional settings for your recording click on Show more Options. And do the below if you want:

  • Set a delay on your record: Click on the drop-down menu and you can choose the length of the delay or turn of the countdown by disabling the toggle.
  • drawing and annotation: You can do it by enabling the toggle next to “Show Drawing Tools.” (You can find this option only in Browser Tab and Desktop recordings.)
  • capture audio from a browser tab: You can do it by enabling the toggle next to “Tab Audio.” (You can find this option only in Browser Tab recordings.)

Step-7: After the addition click on the blue “Record” button.

You’ll see and hear a countdown if you have enabled it, and then your recording will begin.

Step-8: When your recording is finished and you want to stop the recording click on the Screencastify icon again.

Step-9: Click on the Stop button

When you have click on the stop button you will automatically go to the Video page, where you can edit, save and share your recorded video.

Record Screen on Chromebook with Nimbus

Record Screen on Chromebook with Nimbus

Record Screen on Chromebook with Nimbus

Nimbus is a fantastic extension for Chromebook. If you have Nimbus or you want to work with Nimbus on recording Chromebook screen then you have to do the below steps:

Step-1: Open your Chrome browser.

Step-2: Then Got to the Chrome web store.

Step-3: Find the Nimbus. You can do the direct access through the “N” icon on the top left corner.

Step-4: Click on the Extension icon and then choose the Record Video option.

Step-5: Adjust settings according to your need. Your need can be to record mic sound, record tab sound, etc. You can also set the countdown timer to help you determine the proper timing for screen recording.

Step-6: After adjusting settings click the Start Record button.

Step-7: Now you can see two options and they are the Entire Screen Recording and the Application Window Recording.

Step-8: When your recording is over and you want to stop it click again on the Nimbus icon and click on the stop.

Read More: How to take screenshots on Chromebook

Conclusion

Guys this is the complete guide on How to Record Screen on Chromebook. You can use one of the methods for the Record screen that we have told you above.

Hope this article was helpful to you. If it does then our attempt will be successful.

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