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Can you record Facebook live?

Can you record live on Facebook to capture the video you like for offline use? Get the quick answer in this guide.

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“Can I record a Facebook live video on my PC? Alternatively, can I screen record a Facebook live video without them knowing? I really enjoy the streaming content and would like to save it for future use.”

Yes, you can record a Facebook live video using a screen recorder, which is available for both computers and mobile devices.

To record live on Facebook using a computer, SurFast Video Downloader is a handy choice. It works to record your screen with audio, helping to record Facebook videos in high quality in your preferred format. What’s more, it offers a 100% free online screen recorder. This web-based service can also record Facebook streams on your computer, without needing any app.

To record a Facebook live video:

Step 1. Download and install SurFlex Screen Recorder on your computer.

Step 2. Open the app and go to Settings to set up the output settings.

Step 3. Prepare the Facebook live stream for recording.

Step 4. In the screen recorder, select to record System Sound and select the live window as the recording region.

Step 5. Click REC.

To record a video from Facebook on an iPhone or Android, you can directly use the native screen recorder on your phone.

To record a Facebook live stream on phone:

Step 1. Prepare the streaming video.

Step 2. Swipe down from the top of your screen to open the control center.

Step 3. Tap the Record button.

Instead of recording streaming videos, there is a more straightforward solution: download Facebook videos using SurFast Video Downloader. This tool supports video downloads from Facebook and allows you to save Facebook live videos to MP4.

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