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Recording Tech Videos from Websites on a Mac with Movavi Screen Capture for Mac

video rec 2Tech videos are undoubtedly among the most popular types of content on the internet. Ranging from guides and tutorials to unboxings, demonstrations, and so on – there is so much content about gadgets, apps, and other tech-related topics that you will be spoilt for choice.

If you enjoy watching tech videos then odds are you already have some favorites that you periodically watch on websites. Most of these will undoubtedly consist of online streaming videos – which is generally convenient. That being said if you have some tech videos that you enjoy watching over and over again or would like to save and watch later – you won’t be able to do so.

The one way in which you can save any tech videos from websites is by recording them directly from the screen of your Mac using Movavi Screen Capture for Mac (www.movavi.com/mac-video-recorder/). Don’t worry if you have never attempted anything in that vein, and get started by following these steps:

  1. Launch Movavi Screen Capture for Mac.
  2. Use the mouse cursor to draw a frame encompassing the tech video that you want to record.
  3. Check that the ‘System Audio’ icon is highlighted in green (and click it once if not).
  4. Click ‘REC’ to start recording and play the video at the same time.
  5. Click ‘Stop’ when the recording is done then ‘Save as’ to save it.

Instead of opting to save the video that you record immediately, you can use Movavi Screen Capture for Mac to trim out any parts you don’t want. All you need to do is position the marker and use the ‘scissors’ icon to isolate the segment you want to remove, then click on it and click on the ‘trash can’ icon to delete it.

Additionally Movavi Screen Capture for Mac has tons of options that will let you control the recording parameters. Whether you want to set the frame rate, record audio from a microphone, capture keyboard and mouse actions, or even schedule the recording time – it will make it easy to do so.

Simply put you should find that recording tech videos from websites is simple and straightforward using Movavi Screen Capture for Mac. In fact it is so easy that you will be able to start saving your favorite tech videos within the next few minutes – if that’s what you want.

Why I Now Have Directv

When I found out that I would be able to get a Directv and Internet bundle, I got pretty excited. I didn’t have a TV programming provider at the time, but I was hoping to find one because I was tired of watching the TV shows that I like on my desktop computer. If I had a laptop that I could move around to different places, it would be a different story, but I don’t. Instead, I had to sit at my desk to watch whatever shows I wanted to watch.

One of the reasons why I got excited after hearing about the deals that I would be able to get between Direct and Internet was because the price was a lot lower than what I had expected. I thought that it would be similar in price to what the cable company was offering me, but I was wrong. Continue reading

Start an Internet Radio Station to Share Your Music with the World

Ever play DJ as a kid? You probably would have to had grown up listening to the radio to do that. Today’s kids might play club DJ, but I am talking about radio DJs. There is a difference. I remember the big national names and the local drive time goofballs that kept us laughing all the way into work every day. I liked the weekend radio shows that were nationally syndicated too. They would play the hits and tell you backstories of the artists and the songs. I found that I could start an Internet radio station for practically nothing, and that made me have a hobby I always wanted.

If you want to start a broadcast radio station, you have to buy infrastructure. You need the transmitter, licensing, broadcast equipment and more licensing to play the songs. Then you need a staff to handle advertising and consumer interaction. Even if you are the lead on-air personality, there is 24 hours to fill with programming. An Internet radio station is different.

Building your audience is about the same. Continue reading