Set up macOS Permissions for recording with ScreenPal
The ScreenPal recorder runs inside the Google Chrome web browser, which needs access to the following resources on macOS to make recordings:
- Screen Recording
Steps to enable access:
1. Click the Apple menu and select System Preferences.
2. Click Security & Privacy ().
3. Click the Privacy tab.
4. Select Screen Recording in the left column and make sure the checkbox next to Google Chrome is selected.
Note: If the ScreenPal recorder continues to fail to start and you already see Google Chrome selected in the list for Screen Recording, you will need to remove Google Chrome from the list, restart the Google Chrome app, and try again.
5. Select Microphone in the left column and make sure Google Chrome is selected.
6. Select Camera in the left column and make sure Google Chrome is selected.
Install the ScreenPal Extension
Follow the instructions below to install the ScreenPal extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. Our extension enables you to quickly launch our desktop apps, including the Screenshot tool, Screen Recorder, and Video Editor, and record video ...
Install the ScreenPal app on macOS
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Typing or pressing keys on the keyboard will start or pause the recording (macOS)
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Find a recording (Windows and macOS)
If you are unable to locate a recording, where to look depends on whether you are looking for the video project, a saved MP4 video file, an uploaded video, or an exported .screenpal file. On older versions of the application, the default storage ...
Add captions to a recording and upload to your account or to YouTube.
There are several ways to add captions to your recordings using our Video Editing tool. Add captions from a file With a video selected in the Video Editing tool, click in the bottom right of the screen. In the box for Title, enter a descriptive title ...