Screen recording on a Surface Pro laptop can be a useful tool for a variety of reasons. Whether you're creating a tutorial, capturing gameplay, or saving a video call, knowing how to screen record can come in handy. This guide will walk you through the process of screen recording on a Surface Pro laptop.
Before you start, it's important to note that the Surface Pro doesn't come with a built-in screen recording feature. However, there are several third-party applications available that can help you accomplish this task. Some of the most popular ones include OBS Studio, Camtasia, and Bandicam. For the purpose of this guide, we'll be using OBS Studio as it's free and offers a wide range of features.
Firstly, you'll need to download and install OBS Studio. You can do this by visiting the OBS Studio website, clicking on the 'Windows' button, and following the prompts to download and install the software. Once the software is installed, open it up and familiarize yourself with the interface. OBS Studio might seem a bit overwhelming at first, but it's actually quite straightforward once you get the hang of it.
Next, you'll need to set up your screen recording. In OBS Studio, this is done by creating a new 'Scene' and then adding a 'Source' to that scene. To create a new scene, simply click on the '+' button under the 'Scenes' box. You can name this scene whatever you like. Once you've created a scene, you'll need to add a source to it. Click on the '+' button under the 'Sources' box and select 'Display Capture'. This will capture whatever is displayed on your screen.
A new window will pop up where you can adjust the settings for your screen recording. Here, you can choose which display to capture if you have multiple monitors, adjust the resolution, and more. Once you're happy with your settings, click 'OK'. You should now see a preview of your screen recording in the OBS Studio interface.
Before you start recording, you might want to adjust the output settings. To do this, click on 'File' in the top menu, then 'Settings', and finally 'Output'. Here, you can adjust the quality of your recording, the format it's saved in, and where it's saved on your computer. Once you're happy with your output settings, click 'OK'.
Now you're ready to start recording. To do this, simply click on the 'Start Recording' button in the bottom right of the OBS Studio interface. When you're done recording, click on the 'Stop Recording' button. Your recording will be saved in the location you specified in the output settings.
In conclusion, while the Surface Pro doesn't have a built-in screen recording feature, third-party applications like OBS Studio make it easy to capture your screen. With a bit of setup, you can start recording your screen in no time.
Recording.new by Tella
Tella's Recording.new offers a complimentary screen capturing tool. With it, you have the option to capture your screen, webcam, or both simultaneously using your browser. If you're using a Samsung laptop, here's your guide:
Open a new tab and head to recording.new
Grant permission for the tool to use your camera and mic
Select "Share screen" and decide which screen you'd like to capture
Initiate the recording
Once you've captured what you need, hit the stop icon
You'll then land on the video's dedicated page to review and distribute its link
To store, modify, or fetch the video, registration with Tella is required.
For a live demo of Recording.new by Tella, check out the video below.