Facebook is one of the most popular social media in the world. According to a report, as of September 2019, there were over 2.45 billion monthly active users on Facebook. They like to share their daily lives via words, pictures, and videos. That means there are thousands of videos, which are uploaded every day. Thus, it is no wonder that you want to save an interesting video on your PC since the video will be hard to find if you want to watch it again. However, Facebook doesn't offer a download option. In this situation, learning how to record Facebook video on your desktop can help you solve this problem.
- Part 1. The Best Screen Recorder You May Need
- Part 2. Complete Guide to Record a Video from Facebook
Part 1. The Outstanding Screen Recorder – Joyoshare Screen Recorder
To record Facebook video on your Mac or Windows, you need a professional screen recorder – Joyoshare Screen Recorder, which is capable of recording any videos, including Facebook video, Vimeo video, Skype video call, etc. on your PC. You can choose to record the video with or without audio from system or microphone. Even better, it can output the recordings in various formats, such as MP4, AVI, OGV, TS, 4K video, and so on. Therefore, you can transfer and share the video to any prevalent devices easily.
In addition to these basic functions, you can also customize the area that you want to grab on the computer screen. It is beneficial for you if you do not want to capture other information but the video. During the recording process, you can skip any unwanted parts and cut the video. What's most, you can trim video, take a snapshot, add watermark, highlight the cursor, and more.
Key Features of Joyoshare Screen Recorder
Record videos in high quality and various formats
Grab voice from system and microphone
Hide or display the cursor optionally
Change the resolution, frame rate, codec, etc.
Part 2. How to Record Video from Facebook in 3 Steps
Thanks to the above features of Joyoshare Screen Recorder, it is simple to utilize this screen recorder to capture any desktop activities. To make you know how to operate it exactly, below is a brief instruction.
Step 1Download Joyoshare Screen Recorder
First of all, you need to download the software from Joyoshare official website. It is compatible with Windows and Mac. Please choose the right one and install it according to the operating system of your computer.
Step 2Set Recording Preferences
Once you run the program, you will see a small and institutive interface. Then you can click the "Select Area" button and a red frame will arise. You can change its width and height by dragging or inputting value. Next, you can optionally turn on or off the sound from the system or microphone. Beyond that, you can click the small "gear" icon in the lower right corner and get the further settings, such as change the saving path and format, add watermark, set the start time and stop time in advance, highlight the cursor and so on.
Step 3Start Recording Facebook Video
After setting and checking the preferences, you can click "REC" and start to record Facebook video on your PC. There is a small toolbar under the red frame. You can click "Pause" to skip the unnecessary parts. Tapping the "scissors" icon can help you cut the video. Once you finish the recording, you can click the "Stop" option and the "History" window will be popped up automatically, which supports you to rename and edit the video. You can also watch the following guide video for more details.
To sum up, if you want to save a Facebook video and replay it offline, using a screen recorder is a good choice. After reading the above guide, it is easy for you to know how to record Facebook video on Windows and Mac with Joyoshare Screen Recorder, which is full-featured. It can not only record a video from Facebook, but also can record gameplay, music, Facebook calls, online meeting, radio, and any other activities on the screen. We really hope that this information could give you an assistance.