How do I record a screencast?

This article contains information on how you can record screenshots by downloading a third-party app on Windows and Android or using the native Quicktime player on Mac or the native screen recording function on iOS. 

Sometimes, we may request for you to send us a screencast so that we can better identify the issues you are facing on Viki.

Windows 10
  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Press the Windows key and the letter G at the same time to open the Game Bar dialog.

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  3. Check the "Yes, this is a game" checkbox to load the Game Bar. 
  4. Click on the Start Recording button (or Win + Alt + R) to begin capturing video.

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  5. Stop the recording by clicking on the red recording bar that will be on the top right of the program window. (If it disappears, press the Windows + G again to bring the Game Bar back.)

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Your recorded videos will be found under the Videos folder in a subfolder called Captures.  

Windows 7 and older

Please install and use one of the following applications on your Windows computer to allow you to record your screen.

Mac

  1. Right-click on the Quicktime icon and choose New Screen Recording. 

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  2. A small red action button will appear on your screen.

  3. Click the red button and then click on your screen to start the recording. 

  4. To stop recording, Right-click the Quicktime icon again and choose Stop Screen Recording

iOS

  1. Go to Settings > Control Center > Customize Controls, then tap green plus icon next to Screen Recording.
  2. Go to the screen that you want to take a video of.
  3. Swipe up from the bottom edge of any screen.
    On iPhone X or later or iPad with iOS 12 or later, swipe down from the upper-right corner of the screen.
  4. Press deeply on gray record icon and tap Microphone.
  5. Tap Start Recording, then wait for the three-second countdown. 
  6. Swipe up from the bottom edge of any screen. and tap red record icon.
    Or tap the red status bar at the top of your screen and tap Stop.

Go to the Photos app and select your screen recording.

Please download one of the following apps on your Android device to allow for screen recording:

 

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