Let's face it: the Mac changed the way we work. It is well designed, super intuitive, and extremely easy to use. And while it is quick and easy to take a screenshot, the one tool that Apple's macOS lacks is a native video screen capture tool. So before you reach for shift + command + 4 assuming it records video as well, consider a video screen capture for mac tool which runs silently in the background, yet is packed with just about every option you need to capture anything on your screen. Introducing CloudApp - recently ranked in the top 50 Best Software Companies of 2018 by G2 Crowd. For a tutorial on how it works, check out this video:
Want to learn just how simple it is to screen capture video on mac with audio? You will first need to download the App. It's free to get started and powerful enough to capture all of your video screen capture needs in full HD video. Once you have downloaded the app and created a free account, follow these steps:
There are recording limits based on your account type. However, unlike GIFs, video recordings are limited by file size. For a free account, the file upload max is 25mb, for a Pro account it is 1gb, and for a team account it is 2gb per recording.
In addition to full HD video, CloudApp allows you to make high quality GIFs. Limits are 15 seconds for a free account, or 1 min for a Pro account. There are 2 ways to do this, from with keyboard shortcuts or from the App in your toolbar. To capture a GIF, follow these steps:
With a keyboard shortcut:
From the Mac App:
Not only is CloudApp a powerful video screen capture tool, but it takes Apple's screenshot function to another level. Not only can you capture anything on your screen, but any image, picture or GIF can be annotated with lines, shapes, arrows, blur, emoji and more. There are several ways to do this:
In a Browser:
But here is the best part: you can insert an emoji into any image or GIF to add some spice to content!
Not only does CloudApp allow you to quickly capture HD video, GIFs, or annotated images, sharing content with your team, colleagues, or friends is a breeze. After saving your video, GIF or annotated image, the file gets instantly uploaded to a unique Cl.ly short link where your content lives in perpetuity. Upon saving your content, this link gets uploaded to your Mac's clipboard, so simply pasting it (Command-V) into a browser, email client, or any document will paste the link instantly.
Additionally, your content can be share through our numerous productivity app integrations, including Asana, Slack, Trello, or Google Docs. For those who want the get the most out of our content creation and sharing solutions, with a Pro or Team account, professionals and teams can turn any Cl.ly link into a custom domain. In addition to custom domains, you can enable SSL on your domains with a CloudFlare account.
CloudApp is very simple, yet powerful video screen capture tool and provides you with all the features you need to visually communicate ideas, share feedback, and collaborate with friends and co-workers using HD video GIFs, and annotated screenshots. You can register for your free CloudApp account here.