Record your screen with audio

Record presentations, gaming sessions, or software demos, give feedback or create quick tutorials with Descript’s screen recording tool. The best part: a few seconds after you record you’ll get a full transcript. You can edit your video by editing the text, just like a doc, remove “ums” and “uhs” in a single click, and quickly add captions for accessibility.

More than a screen recorder

Record audio and video of your presentation while Descript automatically transcribes the entire thing with unmatched accuracy. Then edit your video recording by editing your transcript, removing filler words, and making your presentation airtight.

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How to screen record with Descript

Step 1

Create a new screen recording project in Descript. Position your webcam (if you want ) for speaker facecam recording.

Step 2

Set your screen recording window. Drag the screen capture window to select a portion of your computer screen to record, or hit the spacebar on your Mac or Windows PC to just record the full screen.

Step 3

When you stop recording, use the video editor in Descript’s screen recording software to make changes to your Mac or PC screen recording. Finally, save and export your screen recording — either download the video or send a link to your published video’s webpage.

More than a screen recorder

Record audio and video of your presentation while Descript automatically transcribes the entire thing with unmatched accuracy. Then edit your video recording by editing your transcript, removing filler words, and making your presentation airtight.

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Sound your best with Descript’s screen recorder

Descript doesn’t just give you great tools to record your screen, but with features like Studio Sound, you can easily remove background and ambient noise. Studio Sound filters out your audio gunk while enhancing your voice so it sounds like you recorded your recorded video calls, webinars, or whatever in a studio, even if you didn’t.

Frequently asked questions

How can I record my screen for free?

With Descript’s Free plan, you can record your screen for free and export your recording with a Descript watermark overlay.

For watermark-free export, record your screen with Descript’s Pro and Creator pricing level subscriptions.

Is there a time limit for free screen recording on Descript?

Descript does not have a recording time limit for free screen recordings and allows up to three hours of transcription of your screen recordings.

What platforms can Descript screen record on?

Descript’s recording app is available on the following desktop platforms:

  • MicrosoftWindows 10
  • Windows 10 Version 1903 (May 2019 Update) or later
  • MacOS 10.13 or later

Can Descript screen record on Chromebooks, Linux, iOS or Android?

Descript is currently only available as a desktop application for Windows or Mac. Descript does allow playback and comments on Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge through web.descript.com.

Can I record my screen while live streaming computer gameplay?

Screen recording while live streaming is totally possible with Descript. You can easily edit long gaming sessions to create multiple shorter-form videos, or highlight clips for social media. The end result will be cleaner audio and a tighter, better video.

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Create a podcast, a video, and all your social assets using Descript. It’s as easy as editing a doc.