Nowadays video streams are everywhere – from online streaming video platforms to social media, livestreams, and even webinars. Between all that content there are undoubtedly some that you are bound to enjoy a lot, and may even watch several times over because of how entertaining or useful they are.
Rather than streaming your favorite content every time and having to be online to do so – don’t you think it would be more convenient if you could save them and watch them later? Although there may not be an option available to do that, with Movavi Screen Capture for Mac you can capture and save any video streams you want.
To put it simply Movavi Screen Capture for Mac will let you capture streaming video on Mac by recording it directly from your screen – then allow you to save the video so you can watch it as and when you please. At first that may sound complicated, but part of the beauty of this particular screen recorder is how easy it is to use.
Whenever you wish to capture your favorite video streams just launch Movavi Screen Capture for Mac and select ‘Record screen’ to open the screen recorder. Use the mouse cursor to then draw a frame encompassing the video stream that you want to record – by clicking and dragging it on the screen.
After you have drawn the initial frame, you can resize and reposition it so that it fits or use one of the preset sizes in the list on the interface that would’ve appeared. Also on the interface you’ll see a ‘System Audio’ icon that should be highlighted so that Movavi Screen Capture for Mac records audio from the video stream.
Once you’re ready to start recording, just press ‘REC’ and play the video stream at the same time. It is worth noting that if you want to you can schedule the recording in the options – so that you don’t need to control it manually. If not, the controls on the interface will let you manage the recording or you could use the hotkeys in Movavi Screen Capture for Mac to do so.
In any case when the recording is complete and you click ‘Stop’, the video will automatically be saved to your hard drive in MKV format. That being said you can review it, trim out any parts you don’t need, and then save it in a format of your choosing if you prefer. Instead of choosing a format, Movavi Screen Capture for Mac has hundreds of presets that are tailored to different devices and platforms – and you can choose one of those to automatically optimize your video.
Now that you know how to record your favorite video streams and save them, why not fire up Movavi Screen Capture for Mac and try it out. Once you’re familiar with the process, you can save any streams you want – regardless of whether they are livestreams, webinars, or normal online streaming vi