4Easysoft Screen Recorder4Easysoft Screen Recorder

Basics


Introduction

4Easysoft Screen Recorder is a powerful screen recorder for Windows. You can choose the desired mode to record video, audio, gameplay, phone screen, and webcam in the full-screen or selected area. With customized settings, you can capture any activity with original quality and save them in MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, and GIF formats according to your need. Moreover, it supports real-time drawing to help you add annotations with shapes, lines, texts, callouts, etc. You can learn more about using 4Easysoft Screen Recorder in the following.

4Easysoft Screen Recorder

Register

The free trial of 4Easysoft Screen Recorder has limitations, including a 3-minute recording, no video clipper to trim extra parts, and no noise cancellation and voice enhancement.

Free and Registration Version

To register 4Easysoft Screen Recorder and get the full version with all functions, you can click the Register this product button with a lock shape on the main interface. Moreover, you can also click the Menu icon and choose the Register button to find the registration entrance.

Register Screen Recorder

Then enter your email address and paste the registration code you received from us. After that, click the Activate button to register this software.

Email Address: Should be the email you used to purchase this software.

Registration Code: Copy the registration code from the order confirmation letter.

Input Email and Registration Code

Update

New updates will provide new features or fix bugs to improve users’ experience. You can always check whether it’s the latest version through the following methods.

Method 1:Check Update Manually

Click the Menu icon on the main interface and choose the Check Update option. After a few seconds of detection, you can download and install the new version if there is an update.

Update Screen Recorder Manually

Method 2: Turn on the Auto Update

Click the Menu icon and choose the Preference option. Then click the More button and tick the Automatically check for updates option. In this way, you will receive the update notification without a manual check.

Update Screen Recorder Automatically

Preference

By clicking the Menu icon and choosing the Preferences option, you can adjust the recording quality, format, sound, hotkeys, and more according to your need.

Recording

In the Recording tab, you can change the settings before and while recording, including show countdown before recording, show recording boundary, hide float bar when recording, etc. You can choose the desired settings for your convenience.

Recording Preference

Output

Go to the Output tab, and you can set the location of recordings/screenshots and change the output format and quality of videos, audio files, and screenshots. Here are provided settings:

Screenshot Format: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF.

Video Format: WMV, MP4, MOV, F4V, TS, AVI.

Frame Rate: 60fps, 30 fps, 24fps, 20fps.

Audio Format: WMA, MP3, M4A, AAC.

Quality: Lossless, Highest, High, Middle, Low, Lowest.

Preference General Tvc

Sound

Choose the Sound option to keep the high quality of audio recordings. Here you can adjust the volume for the microphone and system sound separately. You can also turn on the Noise Cancellation and Microphone Enhancement to access the best audio quality. Moreover, it provides a Sound Check to preview your sound effect for 20 seconds.

Sound Preferences

Camera

If you want to record the webcam of yourself, especially when you use the Game Recorder , please go to the Camera tab to change the settings. Here you can choose the camera capture, adjust the resolution, style, and opacity, move the webcam position, etc.

Camera Preferences

Mouse

Choose the Mouse tab, and you can change the mouse display. You can choose to show or hide the mouse cursor, record the mouse clicks, and record around your mouse, which will help you highlight the important parts while recording.

Mouse Preferences

Hotkeys

Navigate to the Hotkeys tab, and you can customize the hotkeys to start/stop/pause recording, take screenshots, open/close webcam, and show/hide float panel quickly. If you see other programs occupying a hotkey, you can directly click on the hotkey and enter the desired one through the keyboard to replace it.

Hotkeys Preference

More

At last, in the More tab, you can enable the hardware acceleration, auto-start when your computer boots, change the screen capture mode to keep smooth and high-quality recording, etc.

More Preferences

Main Features


Video Recorder

4Easysoft Screen Recorder enables you to record any video and activity on your computer. Learn more about how to record screen videos in the following.

Step 1Launch Video Recorder

Launch the screen recorder and click the Video Recorder button to capture the screen with audio.

Video Recorder

Step 2Select the Recording Area

Choose the Full option to capture the whole screen of your computer.

If you click the Custom button, you can select the desired window or fix the resolution, including 1080p, 720p, 480p, etc.

Note: No matter what region you have chosen, you can still pull the borderlines freely to adjust the capture area according to your requirement.

Select Recording Area

Step 3Turn on the Sound

If you want to record conference meetings, online lectures, or any video with audio, you can turn on the System Sound option. You can also open the Microphone capture to record your sound simultaneously. Don’t forget to change the volume by pulling the slider.

Recorder Video with Audio

Step 4Start Recording Video with Annotations

After all settings are done, click the REC button on the right side to start recording your screen. Then a toolbox will pop up, and you can use it to add shapes, lines, callouts and take screenshots while recording.

Real Time Drawing When Recording

Step 5Clip and Save the Recordings

Click the Stop icon to finish the recording. In the preview window, you can choose to clip the unwanted beginning and ending parts and then click the Save button to export the recording.

Save Video Recording

Audio Recorder

If you’d like to record online Skype calls, voiceover for presentations, or your favorite music, this designed audio recorder is your best choice. You can record from the system sound and your microphone with high quality.

Step 1Launch Audio Recorder

Launch 4Easysoft Screen Recorder and click the Audio Recorder to open.

Select Audio Recorder

Step 2Choose Sound Sources

The system sound means the internal sound from your computer. And the microphone will record your voice. You can turn on the System Sound and Microphone simultaneously or separately according to your need. Then pull the sliders to adjust the volume for different sounds.

Recording Audio Settings

Step 3Start Recording Audio

Click the REC button to record Skype calls, voiceover, and online music. You can also change the system sound and microphone volume while recording.

Start Recording Audio

Step 4Clip and Save Audio Recordings

Click the Stop icon in the toolbox to stop recording audio. Then, you can preview the audio files and delete the unwanted parts. After that, click the Save button to export it to the local folder.

Save Audio Recording

Game Recorder

Using this easy-to-use game recorder, you can record games from Steam, Play Stations, Switch, and online game sites with simple clicks.

Step 1Launch Game Recorder

At first, you need to launch the gameplay you want to capture. Then, choose the Game Recorder option on the main interface.

Select Game Recorder

Step 2Set the Capture Resource

After you open the gameplay, the game recorder will automatically recognize it, and you can directly click the Select the game button and choose the gameplay. You can also do overlay webcam and sound by turning on the Webcam and Microphone recordings.

Select game to Record

Step 3Set High-quality Recordings

If you want to keep your gameplay recordings smooth with high quality, you can click the Gear icon to set the frame rate and quality. 60 fps frame rate and Lossless Quality are provided for you. After that, click the OK button to save the settings.

Adjust Quality of game Recording

Step 4Start Recording Gameplay

Click the REC button to start recording the gameplay. Before it starts, you have 3 seconds to go back to the gameplay window.

Start Recording Gameplay

Step 5Clip and Export Gameplay Recordings

When your gameplay recordings are done, click the Stop icon to finish the recording. Before you click the Save button, you can also preview and clip the recording.

Save Captured Gameplay

Webcam Recorder

To record business meetings, reaction videos, and gameplay narrations, the Webcam Recorder is for you. You can use the built-in or the external webcam to capture you and your voice.

Step 1Enable the Webcam Recorder

You can directly click the Webcam Recorder on the main interface to record yourself. But to make a webcam overly, you still need to choose the Video Recorder option and turn on the Webcam option.

Select Webcam Recorder

Step 2Adjust the Area and Audio Settings

Pull the borderlines of the webcam box to adjust its size and move it to the desired position. You can also turn on the audio capture to improve reviews or reaction videos.

Webcam Recording Settings

Step 3Record and Edit Webcam

Click the REC button to start recording the webcam. You can also add annotation and take screenshots while recording.

Step 4Save the Webcam Recordings

You can clip the tapes in the preview window and then click the Save button to export them.

Save Webcam Recording

Phone Recorder

With this Phone Recorder, you can simply mirror and capture your Android/iOS phone screens on the computer.

Step 1Launch the Phone Recorder

After installing 4Easysoft Screen Recorder, you can click the Phone Recorder button on the main interface.

Select Phone Recorder

Step 2Choose the Device Type

Here you can choose the iOS device or Android device. To record the screen activities on your iPhone or iPad, you need to click the iOS Recorder button. And the Android Recorder is for Android phones.

Choose Device Type

Step 3Connect Phone to Computer

For iOS devices:

Follow the two-step instruction to connect your iOS device to the computer. Please keep in mind that the two devices should use the same WLAN. After that, you can choose the Screen mirroring or Audio mirroring option to capture video or audio.

Connect iPhone Screen to Computer

For Android devices:

Since there’s no default mirroring tool on Android, you need to download FoneLab Mirror app. And then, you can cast your Android screen on the computer through the detection, PIN code, or QR code. Besides, you can directly use the USB cable to connect the two devices.

Connect Android Phone to Computer

Step 4Change the Recording Settings

Before recording your phone, you can rotate the screen and set the output resolution. Then click the Record button to start recording.

Snapshot

You can also use 4Easysoft Screen Recorder to take snapshots on your computer. And the hotkeys help you screenshot your screen easily.

Step 1Launch Snapshot

Go to the main interface and click the Snapshot button to take a screenshot.

Select Snapshot

Step 2Choose the Desired Region

Then, your mouse will become a cursor move. You can left-click your mouse and drag it to fix the capture area. After that, you can still pull the borderlines to change the size.

Take a Screenshot

Step 3Edit and Save the Screenshots

With the toolbox, you can edit your screenshot with many tools, including shapes, lines, texts, callouts, etc. Moreover, you can capture the full-screen or scrolling screenshots with the tools in the right side. At last, click the Save icon on the right side to export it.

Edit Screenshot

Last Recorder

It also provides a Last Recorder when you want to continue the previous task. Just click the More button on the main interface and choose the Last Recorder option. In this way, you can restore the settings you used last time.

Last Recorder

Recording Controls


Edit While Recording

To edit and add annotations in real-time while recording, you can click the Edit icon in the toolbox during the recording process. Here you can use the editing tools to add rectangle, ellipse, arrow, line, and text with different colors. Moreover, you can easily redo, undo, and erase the drawings.

Preset Recording

If you have to record lectures or conferences every week, you can choose to customize a preset recording for this kind of activity. In this way, you can directly use the same settings to start recording quickly.

Step 1Add a Preset

After launching the screen recorder, you can choose the More option and click the Manage button to set a preset.

Add New Preset

Step 2Change the Preset Settings

In the popping-up window, you can change all the settings for recording, including the capture area, webcam, sound, microphone, video and audio format, video and audio quality, etc. After that, click the Save button to change the name and click the Apply button to save the settings.

Preset Settings

Advanced Recorder

When you use the Video Recorder, you will find there is an Advanced Recorder under the REC button. It provides more recording modes and capture regions for you.

Step 1 Launch Advanced Recorder

Click the Video Recorder button on the main interface, and then choose the Advanced Recorder option under the REC button before you start recording.

Select Advanced Recorder

Step 2Select the Desired Options

In the drop-down list, you can choose from Around mouse, Follow the mouse, Window Recorder, and Exclude window and record options.

Advanced Recorder Options

Around mouse: This recording mode will record the area around your mouse. Thus, it will always change with the mouse movement. Your mouse is always in the center of the capture area, so if you move the mouse to the border of the screen, then the area beyond your screen will be shown in black.

Follow the mouse: This mode is similar to the Around Mouse. The capture area will always move with your mouse. But the area is within the mouse instead of centering the mouse.

Window Recorder:This recording mode enables you to lock the window for recording. After you lock the capture window, you can use other programs and windows at the same time.

Window Recorder

Exclude window and record: It will let you exclude unwanted windows and leave the unchecked windows for recording.

Exclude Window Recording

Task Schedule Recording

If you need to automatically record live shows or online lectures when you are absent, you can use the Task Schedule function.

Step 1 Start Task Schedule

Click the Video Recorder or Audio Recorder button on the main interface according to your need. Then choose the Task Schedule option at the bottom.

Task Schedule Settings

Manage Recording History

After you record video, audio, gameplay, or take screenshots, you can find the recordings in the preset folder. Moreover, you can click the Recording History button on the main interface to access to them directly. You can rename, play, share, and delete the recording files.

Manage Recording history
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