User Guide of Joyoshare Screen Recorder for Windows - How to Record Computer Screen

For most people, a great video recording software would be of great importance to help them record computer screen, including games, streaming movies, Skype video chats, webinars, presentations, etc. Joyoshare Screen Recorder is such a best screen recording solution to rescue. As a full-featured video recorder, it's able to record any desktop activity including video and audio without any quality loss on your computer. Here are the simple steps to record computer screen with Joyoshare Screen Recorder for Windows. First of all, please download and install the free version of JoyoShare Screen Recorder on Windows 10/8/8.1/7/Vista/XP as below:

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Part 1. Complete Guide to Record Screen Video & Audio on PC

Step1 Install and Launch Joyoshare Screen Recorder for Windows

After installing Joyoshare Screen Recorder on your computer, double click the software icon on the Desktop to launch it. Then you'll get the following window.

launch joyoshare screen recorder
Step2 Select Recording Area

In the Capture Area section, click the "+" button and you'll get the recording window popped up. You can then choose full screen or custom recording area by scaling and moving the recording window according to your own needs. You can also click the drop-down menu to select the fixed recording window size, such as 320x240, 640x480, 1280x720, etc.

select capture area

By default, Joyoshare Screen Recorder will record video with audio (both system audio and microphone audio) simultaneously. But if you don't want to record the audio tracks while recording the screen, you can click the audio icon icons to disable the audio. Otherwise, you should leave it alone. You are also allowed to select different microphone speakers when recording voices like video conference, Skype chat, etc. If you however are about to record streaming videos, such as YouTube movies, music videos, etc. , you are highly suggested to turn off the microphone audio but only keep the system audio on in order to avoid unexpected noise during the recording process.

Note: Joyoshare Screen Recorder also serves as audio capture that lets you record computer sound only. To record audio instead of video, you should click the record audio icon next to Rec button.

Step3 Customize Recording Settings

Now click the "settings" icon at bottom right corner, you'll be allowed to make recording settings before capturing the screen. Here you can set output file folder, output video or audio format, customize recording shortcuts, create scheduled recording tasks, personalize cursor effects, and other preferences all depend on your requirements.

recording settings

Currently Joyoshare Screen Recorder supports almost all popular video formats as output, including MP4, M4V, AVI, MOV, FLV, WMV, SWF, etc. as well as a wide range of mobile devices like iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, game consoles, smart TVs, and so on.

set output format
Step4 Start Recording Video and Audio with Joyoshare Screen Recorder

Now open the program which you want to record video from. Then simply click Rec button to start recording the screen in high quality. You can also take screenshots during the recording process by clicking scissor icon at anytime you like.

start recording screen
Step5 Preview and Manage Recorded Video/Audio

To finish recording, simply click the "stop" icon next to Pause button. Then you can preview the recorded files in History window and edit the name and ID3 tags of the recordings in your way.

preview recordings

Part 2. Video Guide - How to Record Desktop Videos with Audio on PC

You can also follow the video tutorial as below to learn how to use Joyoshare Screen Recorder for Windows to record any desktop activity on PC without any quality loss.

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