Using Quicktime To Create Fuss Free Screencasts Quicktime To Create Fuss Free Screencasts


Getting Started:

If you are looking to implement a flipped classroom or just share a how-to video with your class, then screencasting is the first step. While there are many different paid / free apps out in the marketplace, Quicktime on the Mac provides users with a fuss free and no cost option for screencasting. Follow these quick steps to create your first screencast:


Step 1: Open Quicktime player by using the search function on your Macbook.

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Step 2: Right click on the Quicktime Icon and select ‘New Screen Recording’.

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Step 3: Click the arrow next to the record button. Select your microphone and make sure Mouse clicks is on. This will give a visual and audible click on the screencast.

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Step 4: Press the record button and then drag a box to select the area you wish to record. Then select start screen recording.

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Step 5: Once you have finished your video, right click the Quicktime icon and select end recording. Your video will then be displayed, ready to add a filename and save.    Screen Shot 2016-08-31 at 11.38.53 AM

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Jay Thompson