In this guide, you’ll find all functions in Monosnap for video recording:
- Launch Monosnap
- Open the main menu and select Record video
Before recording, you can quickly set up general recording settings:
⚠️ Each button shows the current state.
- Fullscreen or Area recording
- Audio/sound recording
- Webcam recording
- All other specific settings can be set up in the main settings window
After setup, press the Record button to start.
After beginning recording, you will see the sidebar with additional options:
- Stop recording
- Pause recording
- Enable Webcam
- Draw Arrow during recording
- Draw Rectangle during recording
- Draw with Pen during recording
✅ Tip: Go to Settings > Hotkeys to set up hotkeys for all options above to speed up your workflow.
✅ Tip: Go to Settings > Video to hide or move the sidebar.
After recording, the video preview window with the recorded video.
Here you can:
- Play video
- Rewrite video with the same settings
- Rename video
- Save video to the local disk
- Upload video to the cloud storage or YouTube
All video settings located in the Monosnap Settings > Video window.
FPS — Frames per second is the frequency at which consecutive images called frames to appear on display.
Quality of the recorded video.
Webcam allows recording webcam and screen videos simultaneously.
✅ Capture mouse cursor during video recording.
✅ Capture mouse clicks during video recording.
The sidebar is a tool panel that allows us to stop/pause recording, on/off webcam during recording, and gives access to the drawing tools. You can set up the sidebar state and position.
🔹 Hidden — to hide the sidebar during the recording. You can use hotkeys instead of the sidebar.
🔹 Floated — to hide the sidebar and show by hover.
🔹 Pinned — to fix sidebar in the selected position.
Audio sources for carrying audio signals allow selecting audio devices:
Audio input is audio from the built-in mic, an external mic, a phone, or an audio interface attached to the device.
Audio output is audio from a sound card, etc.
In the Monosnap Settings > Hotkeys, you can set up hotkeys for all available video options.