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How To Screen Record on Chromebook PC

How To Screen Record on Chromebook PC


As we know it, screen recording on our smartphone or computer are often useful, but sometimes this can only be carried out through a third-party application. However, Google Chromebooks have a built-in tool that makes it thus very easy to  screen records with the absent of any third party app of software.


Meanwhile, this feature was thus introduced in Chrome OS 89, the Chromebook screen recorder feature can be enabled within the Quick Settings panel. The tool is often used to capture static screenshots and record video.


Nevertheless, we will be showing you how  it works and how to use this feature on your chromebook.


How To Enable ChromeBook Screen Recorder Tool

1~ First, click the clock in the Shelf within the bottom-right corner to open the fast Settings panel.

How To Screen Record on Chromebook PC


2. Select the arrow in the top-right of the menu if it’s not fully expanded.

How To Screen Record on Chromebook PC


3. Now click the “Screen Capture” button.

How To Screen Record on Chromebook PC


4~ Next, at this juncture the Screen Capture toolbar will appear at the bottom of the screen. Make sure the video icon is selected for screen recording. The camera icon will only capture screenshots on your Chromebook.

How To Screen Record on Chromebook PC


Before we start you can either select full screen or window recording, either way, click the gear icon. Here you are to choose to record audio through the onboard microphone during the screen recording.


5~ Starting the recording is a little different depending on the type you selected.


Full Screen: Click anywhere on the screen to begin recording.

Partial: Drag to select the area you want to record and then click the “Record” button.

Window: Click the window or area of the screen you want to record to begin recording.



As mentioned, with a full-screen screen recording, simply click anywhere on your Chromebook’s display.



If you only want to capture a small section of your computer’s display, drag out the capture window and then click the “Record” button.


And with window recording, begin the screen video capture by selecting the specific window you wish to record.


A three-second countdown will appear on-screen and then the recording will begin. When you’re finished recording, click the red stop button on the Shelf.

How to screen record on chromebook


A notification will appear after that which says “Screen Recording Taken.” Click it to go to the video file in your “Downloads” folder.


The folder will open and you can select the video file to watch, share, save to Google Drive, or delete the recording.


How to screen record on chromebook


Starting the recording may be a little different counting on the sort you chose .


Full Screen: Click anywhere on the screen to start recording.

Partial: Drag to pick the world you would like to record then click the “Record” button.

Window: Click the window or area of the screen you would like to record to start recording.

As mentioned, with a full-screen screen recording, simply click anywhere on your Chromebook’s display.


It is important to note that the built-in screen recording  is very easy to use. Though the only backside  thing is that the videos are saved as WEBM files. You’ll want to use a web converter to vary them to MP4.

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