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Can you screen record YouTube?

Can you screen record YouTube? Check the answer and get the easy tips to screen record YouTube videos or audio on your device.

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“I want to save YouTube videos to my computer so that I can watch them when I don’t have a network connection. Can I screen record YouTube to capture video and audio?”

Yes, you can screen record YouTube on your computer or mobile device using a screen recorder to capture videos or audio you like. If you are using a PC or Mac, you can apply SurFlex Screen Recorder to record videos or audio from YouTube. If you are using an iPhone or Android, you can try the built-in screen recorder on your phone to capture YouTube videos.

To screen record YouTube on computer:

Step 1. Download and install SurFlex Screen Recorder on your PC or Mac.

Step 2. Prepare the YouTube video you want to record and launch the screen recorder.

Step 3. Enable audio recording and select System Sound.

Step 4. Select the YouTube video window as the recordings are and then click REC.

To record YouTube on phone:

Step 1. Prepare the YouTube video you want to capture.

Step 2. Open the control panel and tap Record.

Note: Although you can record regular videos on YouTube, you can’t record YouTube movies, which are copyright-protected content. Besides, instead of recording YouTube videos, it’s advisable to directly download YouTube videos using a tool like SurFast Video Downloader, which is more effective.

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