Recording Movies on Mac (Youtube)

Michael Galarnyk
Feb 16, 2017 · 1 min read
How to Record Videos on Mac

One of the biggest questions I get on my youtube channel (yes please subscribe), is how to record movies for youtube. I will be going through a couple of the ways (Quicktime + OBS) I go through recording movies for youtube.

The simplest way is to record using Quicktime (starts at :58 seconds in the video).

  1. Spotlight Search Quicktime (your mac should already have it installed)
  2. Click on new screen recording
  3. Use the built in microphone
  4. Click Record!

However if you want to live stream video or have HD quality video, Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) is the solution. The following video goes over the best OBS settings as it can be tricky to get the optimal configuration for your own computer.

Best OBS Recording Settings.

Please let me know if you have any questions either here or on the youtube video!

Michael Galarnyk

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Data Scientist at Scripps Research Institute