How to record your computer screen on Mac & Windows 10 [2023]

Recording your screen can be a hassel. Learn the easiest and most organized way to get the job done with one simple tool, Driveway. Check out this blog post and start recording your screen in no-time!


Chrissy DiBrigida


Oct 31, 2023

Why is screen recording important 📽️

Screen recordings are a great way to deliver instructional material and explain exactly what's happening on your screen. However, screen recordings can take time to get a clean take - leaving you in an endless cycle of re-recording.

That's why it's important to use screen recording tools to help build a varitey of content quickly and effectively. Here's a variety of content you can create with screen recording:

  • Education and training: Screen recordings can be used to create instructional videos and training materials that are more engaging and effective than traditional text-based or image-based resources. This is because videos can provide a step-by-step visual demonstration of how to perform a task or use a piece of software.

  • Troubleshooting and support: Screen recordings can be used to capture and document errors or problems that are occurring on a computer or device. This information can then be shared with technical support teams to help them diagnose and resolve the issue.

  • Communication and collaboration: Screen recordings can be used to communicate and collaborate with others more effectively. For example, you can use a screen recording to show a colleague how to use a new piece of software, or to share a presentation with a remote team.

  • Creative content: Screen recordings can be used to create a variety of creative content, such as video game playthroughs, product reviews, and tutorials.

How to Take a Screen-recording 📸

To take a screen-recording, you can use Quicktime player on a mac operating system.

Or you can use a third-party screen recording tool, like Driveway, that will capture and convert your screen and steps into a video! Here’s how we completed a screenshot recording on mac:

1. First, sign-up for Driveway here to use our screenshot tool. 
2. Next, turn on Driveway’s Chrome Extension to capture your screen.
3. Click Finish and open your Driveway guide with your recorded steps.

How to Export a Screen-recording 📸

Once you have you screenshots recorded you will need to export to video. Driveway offers many export options but video is great for cross-posting on social media and explaining workflows. Here's how to export your Driveway screenshot recording to an MP4 video.

Tools to Record Your Screen📽️

Driveway is a free tool that helps you effortlessly create screenshot recordings with instructions. Stop wasting time with other screen recording tools. Instead take the time now to use Driveway for the fastest way to record your screen! Download Driveway's chrome extension here!

Conclusion ✅

We hope you found a better way to screen record with our tool. By screen recording you can capture information on your screen for data collection, guidance, documentation and more!

If you are interested in the full capabilities of Driveway, check out our feature offerings here.

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