How-to Guide

How to Record a Video Stream

Written by
Andre Smith
Updated on
February 6, 2024
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Capturing video streams has numerous applications, from recording online lectures and seminars to preserving live performances and capturing memorable moments. With the right tools, you can effortlessly capture video streams from various sources, including web browsers, live streaming platforms, and even your own desktop screen.

One of the most popular and user-friendly tools for capturing video streams is ScreenApp. This versatile tool not only allows you to capture video streams but also offers a range of features that enhance the recording and editing process. With ScreenApp, you can:

How to Record your Video Streams

Step 1: Access ScreenApp

The journey begins by Signing up for a Free account using your Chrome or Firefox browser. This straightforward action grants you access to ScreenApp's intuitive interface.

Step 2: Initiate Recording

Upon landing on the ScreenApp homepage, locate the prominent "Get Started" button. Click on this button to launch the recording process.

Step 3: Select Recording Source

A "Share Your Screen" window will appear. Choose the appropriate option based on the source of the video stream you want to capture. For web browser streams, select "Browser Tab." For live streams or YouTube videos, choose "Entire Screen" or the specific window containing the video.

Step 4: Identify and Share the Video Stream

If you've selected "Browser Tab," a list of open tabs will appear. Choose the tab containing the video stream you want to capture. For "Entire Screen" or a specific window, ensure the video stream is visible on the screen. Click the "Share" button to proceed.

Step 5: Start and Stop Recording

You will be directed to the video streaming tab. Play the video stream. Switch back to your recording window and click the "Start Recording" button to commence the capture process. Once you're satisfied with the recording, click "Stop Recording" to halt the capture.

Step 6: Download or Trim

After stopping the recording, a preview of your video will appear. For immediate download, click the "Download" button. Alternatively, if you need to make adjustments to the video length, click the "Trim" button.

Step 7: Transcribe Using ScreenApp AI

Upon stopping the recording, click the "Transcribe" button to access ScreenApp's AI-powered transcription feature. ScreenApp will automatically transcribe the audio content of your video stream into text.

Step 8: Summarize Using ScreenApp AI

Once the transcription is complete, the transcribed text will be displayed below the video player. Click the "Summarize" button to generate a concise summary of the video stream's key points. ScreenApp's AI algorithms will analyze the transcribed text and extract the most important information, providing you with a quick and comprehensive overview of the video's content.