Friday, December 19, 2014

How to record your screen using VLC Player?

Today I'm gonna share some easy steps on how you can record your screen with VLC Player. VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, and VCDs. Apart from playing video and audio files it has many features as well. Not many people know that you can use this simple player to record your screen as well. No extra software is required.

                                                          Image Source: Google

Step 1: Open VLC player. 
            If you have not installed it on your PC, you can download it  from here.

Step 2: Click on Media
            From the drop down menu choose Open capture device

Step 3:  A new window will appear in that particular window in the  capture mode select desktop.

Step 4: Desired frame rate for the capture set it as 30.00 f/s

Step 5:  At the end you will see Play with a small downward arrow next to it click on that and select  Convert.

Step 6: A new window for Convert will appear. In the Destination file section click on browse and save it to wherever you want to (eg: D:)

Step 7 : In the profile section select Video H.264+MP3(MP4).

Step 8: Click Start. Minimize VLC media player.Your screen will start recording. After finishing recording click Stop in VLC player.

Enjoy! :)