User Manual

Full Guide to Using AnyMP4 Screen Recorder for Mac

Introduction

AnyMP4 Screen Recorder for Mac can help you record videos or audio with its multiple practical functions. With it, you can record any on-screen activities you like in original images/sound quality. It can record games smoothly with its 60 fps frame rate and capture screen in PNG/JPG/GIF/BMP/TIFF format. You also can use it to record webcam for Live and take screenshots. What’s more? You can edit your videos or pictures in recording. Adding shapes, text and numbers and set the color of these are OK for its advanced editing function. Here are the details of Screen Recorder for Mac.

Interface

Install and Register

Install Software

After you finished downloading the DMG file of Screen Recorder, find it in the destination folder and open it. It will show the next window.

Open

Click "Continue" and you will see the following window. As you see, it slip to the "Installation Type" part. No part of "Destination Select".

If you do not want to install this software in the default destination, click "Change Install Location" on the right bottom corner to select your save path.

Destination Select

After you have set the installing path, click "Install" on bottom right corner.

Install

After a few seconds, it will remind you it is done.

Finish

Register Software

To register this screen recording software, you can click "Register" on the right bottom corner in the pop-up window which will appear every time you open the software.

Register

After clicking the "Register" button, it will show you the little window to input your email address which you use to receive the registration code and registration code. Then click "Register" to register.

Input information

By the way, you also can click the key icon on the top right corner of the main interface. Please input your email address which you use to receive the registration code and registration code, then click "Register" to register.

Register

Email Address: The email address is the email you used when you bought the program.

Registration Code: Copy and paste the registration code you received after the successful purchase in your email inbox.

Note:

1.The registration code will be sent to you via email. If you have not received an email from us, please contact our support team.

2. The free trial version only allows you to save 3 minutes of your recordings. If you want to unlock the limitation, then please purchased the full version here.

Set preferences

For personal needs, we also offer various preferences to make the recording more wonderful and easier.

On the middle corner of "Video Recorder" and "Audio Recorder", here are four little icon for you to set preferences.

Preferences

Recording

Click the gear icon and you will see the window of the recording settings.

Recording

In this pop-up window, you can seven choices. These are show countdown before recording, beep on start recording, show recording boundary, hide float bar while recording, allow to move the recording region while recording, hide dock while recording, and auto open preview window when ending recording.

Recording preferences

Mouse

By clicking the mouse icon on the interface or rolling your mouse on the preference interface, you can see the mouse settings.

Mouse

You can tick record mouse clicks and record mouse area, even the colors of these.

Mouse preferences

Hotkeys

To be easier to use, Screen Recorder for Mac also offers users the hotkeys settings to simplify your operation by clicking the FIQ icon or rolling your mouse on the preference interface. What can you select?

Start/stop record

Pause/resume record

Screen capture

Open/close webcam

Show/hide float panel

Hotkeys

Output

To set output files, you can click the out icon of the interface or click "Output" option on the preference interface. In this part, you can set video format and codex, frame rate, etc.

Output

Others

To get in this part, you need open one of the other four preferences and click "others" option on the right bar.

Others

Set Record Length

In the interface of "Video Recorder" and "Audio Recorder", you can see the "Set Record Length" on the bottom left corner.

Set Record Length

By setting the length of recording, you do not need to compute when to stop. The software will automatically stop recording for you.

Set Time Length

Video Recorder

Step 1. Launch Screen Recorder for Mac

After installing this screen recording software, you can run it on your Mac.

Step 2. Recording area selection

Choose the option "Video Recorder" from the main interface. Before to record videos with this recording software, you need to select the size of the recording area at first.

Video Recorder

After clicking "Video Recorder", it will show you the red dotted line on the edge of your Mac screen. The area in it just is the recording area. To select the size of the recording area, you can drag the red point on the side.

Drag area

And you also can input the width and length on the bar to select the size.

It also has some normal size of the screen. Click "Custom" to choose fixed region. There are five types: 1920*1080, 1280*720, 854*480, 1024*768 and 640*480.

And you also can select region/window directly.

Custom area

Step 3. Customize audio settings

If you are going to record a video conference, or record the Skype chat, you may need to select both system sound and the microphone. Click the system sound and microphone to make sure the checkmarks appear. You also can open the inside camera to record its pictures and take photos.

Microphone and sound

Step 4. Record Mac screen

After setting the recording area and audio settings, click "REC" on the right side to begin recording.

REC

And it will show you the hotkeys for using more easily. And you also can change these.

Hotkey

then you will see the little bar like the following one.

You also can take snapshot by clicking the camera icon.

Record and Snapshot

During the recording, you are able to make drawing or add annotations based on your need by clicking the writing icon.

Edit

1. Draw the border, line, arrows and any shape you need. You can select the size and color of it. It always means emphasizing.

Draw the border

2. Air brush. You also can select the size and color of it. It would add powder effect to your recorded videos.

Air brush

3. Text. By clicking the big T icon, you can input the words you want into your videos.

Text

4. Callout. Using this, you can mark the order of the content. Apart from the size and color, you also can set the color of the number and its background in color and select the next beginning number by clicking the up and down keys beside the callout.

Callout

In case you make the wrong effect, you can click eraser icon to clear the wrong effect or click the dustbin icon to clear all items you add. You also can click undo and redo icons to adjust the effect you add just.

Clear

Step 5. Save the recorded video

Click the red square on the top left corner to finish recording.

Export messages

It will show the video you have recorded. And you can preview it immediately.

Preview

1. You can clip the video by clicking clip button.

2. Set the start time and the end time.

3. Adjust the volume

4. Re-record and save the video.

After clicking "Save", it will show all recorded files to you in a few seconds. It also offers other tools on the right-side bar for you.

All files

1. Preview the video.

2. Rename the video.

3. Open the folder saving files.

4. Share the video with others.

5. Delete the video.

Webcam Recorder

Step 1: Launch Screen Recorder for Mac

After installing this webcam recording software, run it on your Mac.

Step 2: Enter Webcam Recorder

Select the "Webcam Recorder" on the interface.

Webcam Recorder

Then it will pop up the recording screen of your camera inside Mac. On the bottom, you can click the icon of microphone to open the microphone and tick the camera icon to take photos.

Webcam Recorder

Step 3: Start Recording

Click the "REC" on the bottom middle of the window.

And you also can take snapshot in the recording process.

Webcam Recording

Step 4: Save the recording

Click the red square on the bottom middle of the recording window.

Stop Webcam Recording

It will show the video you have recorded. In this window, here are the things you can do.

Preview

1. Preview, fast forward and fast backward the video.

2. You can clip the video by clicking clip button.

3. Set the start time and the end time.

4. Re-record and save the video.

After clicking "Save", it will show all recorded files to you in a few seconds. It also offers other tools on the right-side bar for you.

All files

1. Preview the video.

2. Rename the video.

3. Open the folder saving files.

4. Share the video with others.

5. Delete the video.

Audio Recorder

Step 1: Launch Screen Recorder for Mac

Run it on your Mac, after installing this screen recording software.

Step 2: Choose the option "Audio Recorder" from the main interface.

Audio Recorder

Step 3: Customize audio settings

Click the system sound and microphone to make sure the checkmarks appear. You also can take photo by clicking the camera icon on the top right corner.

Customize audio settings

Step 4: Start to record

Click "REC" on the right side of this video screen recorder to begin recording.

Start to record

And it will show you the hotkeys. You also can change them.

Hotkey

Then it will show you the recording bar.

Recording bar

Step 5: Save the recorded audio

If you want to end recording, click the red square on the left to finish recording. It will show the video you record. And you can preview it immediately.

Save the recorded audio

1. You can clip the audio by clicking clip button.

2. Select the start time and the end time.

3. Adjust the volume of the audio.

4. Re-record and save the audio.

After you click "Save" button, the window showing all recorded files will pop up for you.

See the right of the file you select. Here are five little functions.

All files

1. Preview the audio.

2. Rename the audio.

3. Open the folder saving files.

4. Share the audio with others.

5. Delete the audio.

Screen Capture

Step 1. Launch Screen Recorder for Mac

Download, install Screen Recorder for Mac on your MacBook Pro/Air or iMac. Then double click the icon of this software.

Step 2: Choose Screen Capture

Choose the option " Screen Capture " from the main interface.

Choose Screen Capture

Then your mouse will be the shape of a cross. You can select the area you want.

Mouse

Step 3: Draw or annotate the capture

After you size the screen, it will automatically capture it for you. And you can see the next window.

Draw or annotate the capture

1. Draw the border, line, arrows and any shape you need. You can select the size and color of it. It always means emphasizing.

Draw the border

2. Air brush. You also can select the size and color of it. It would add powder effect to your recorded videos.

Air brush

3. Text. By clicking the big T icon, You can input the words you want into your videos.

Text

4. Callout. Using this, you can mark the order of the content. Apart from the size and color, you also can set the color of the number and its background in color and select the next beginning number by clicking the up and down keys beside the callout.

Callout

5. Blur. By clicking four little squares, you can select the target area and set the degree of blurring by dragging.

Blur

If you make the wrong editing, you can click eraser icon to clear the wrong effect or click the dustbin icon to clear all items you add. You also can click undo and redo icons to adjust the effect you add just.

Clear

And in the right side, you also have five choices to make.

Save

1. Copy the screenshot to put it to other places.

2. Save the screenshot you made

3. Close the window to delete the screenshot

4. Full screen to preview the screenshot

5. Pin to screen.

Step 4: Save the screenshot

Click disk icon to save picture you made. It will pop up a window for you to select the save path, name the picture and select the format.

Then click "Save" to save the picture.

Save path