How to capture live streaming video on Windows 7
How to capture live streaming video on Windows 7: The online world is bustling with several live streaming videos. From live webinars to online shows, you will be spoilt for choices. But what if you can’t catch them when they are being broadcast? For example, say, you have been planning to catch an online live webinar from an industry expert for days. But suddenly your client calls and asks to complete a certain project. The live video sites do not offer the download option. So, does that mean you will have to miss out on the live video? Don’t worry, you can still save the live video in your Windows 7 and check it later in your free time- thanks to screen recorder for Windows 7 program. These are software programs that are especially meant to capture live streaming videos online for Windows 7 systems.
How to capture live streaming video on Windows 7:
The post below offers a handy guide on how to capture live streaming video on your Windows 7 system.
Step 1 – Install the program:
The first task is to download & install the screen recorder program. But before you actually choose a one, you must study at least 3-4 potential names. Not all screen recorders around are worth the salt. So, it pays to do the homework on time. Make sure to choose a one from a reputed brand, backed by happy customers. Movavi Screen Recorder by internationally reputed software developer Movavi could be a viable option here. The program is simple to use and also allows automatic recording.
Step 2 – Select Capture Area:
The next step is to choose the capture area, the area where you will record the online live streaming video on your Windows system. You can either use the mouse to draw out a captured frame. For perfection, you may even choose from a ready-made preset. The presets would be available in “Capture Area” list.
After that, you will have to ensure that the video will be recorded with audio. To do that, click on System Audio symbol. It should turn green. In case, you wish to include your own narration during recording, make sure to turn on the speaker or microphone symbol.
In case you want automatic recording, you will have to set a time limit. If your program supports automatic recording, you will find an alarm clock symbol on the program window. You will simply have to click on the symbol to set the recording duration. Once you do this, the program will start to record and stop right when the time limit is reached.
Step 3 – Record your video:
Now, we have reached the main stage of the recording process. This is where we will record the online live video.
Look for the “REC” button. Click on it. You can also click on F10 on your keyboard to begin the recording process. When you will have to finish, you can click on F10 again or on the “Stop” tab. However, if you set automatic recording, you won’t have to stop the video manually. In the meantime, if you have to pause the video recording for a while, you can do that easily with the “Pause” tab. After the recording is done, the program will automatically save your video.
An advanced screen recording program will even allow you to edit the video. You may cut out unwanted parts or level a clip and so on. Besides, a state of the art screen recorder even assures easy video conversion. If you want to share the recorded video with others, you may convert it into a widely acceptable media format.