YouTube hosts videos for all viewing needs. When you find a YouTube video you like and want to save it for offline enjoyment, besides downloading it with a YouTube downloader, you can also choose to record the video. This is extremely helpful if you want to record YouTube live stream or just want to save a short clip from the YouTube video. So, how to record YouTube videos on PC? Don’t worry. In the next part, I will share with you a dedicated YouTube video recorder and lead you through the whole process of how to record from YouTube.
WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is the YouTube recorder (no watermark) we’ll be using to capture YouTube videos. The software is an all-in-one video toolkit with five modules: Converter, Downloader (which can download videos directly from YouTube and many other sites), GIF Maker, Toolbox and Screen Recorder.
With Recorder, you can record any area of your screen or capture the entire full screen as MP4, AVI, MOV and MKV. When using it to record YouTube videos, it can help you capture videos with sound. At the same time, it can achieve high quality and high frame rate recording, which also makes it suitable for game recording. After recording, you can further customize the recording in the Converter module, such as trimming, cropping, compressing and converting.
Run WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and open the Recorder.
Choose the left recording mode (custom screen) and drag the cursor to select the area you want to record. You can also maximize your video playing window and use the second full screen recorder to capture the YouTube video. After the region is selected, click OK.
Now, adjust the recording settings based on your actual needs, including the output format, quality, frame rate, and GPU acceleration. Next, check the Desktop audio source to record YouTube with audio. Don’t forget to set an output folder at the bottom.
Finally, hit the red REC button to begin recording. It will start after a five-second countdown. When you are done, press hotkeys ‘Ctrl + F1’ to stop recording. You can go to the output folder you just set to view the recorded YouTube videos.
Disclaimer: WonderFox does not endorse or encourage recording any copyrighted works from YouTube. This article is for educational purposes only. Please ensure your action does not violate YouTube’s terms of service.
It is illegal to get copy-protected works without permission in any form, including recording. However, Fair Use gives you the freedom to use copyright-protected works in certain circumstances.
Read for more info: A Comprehensive Guide – Is It Legal to Download YouTube Videos
If you want to record audio from YouTube, you can choose the fourth audio recording mode in the screen recorder used earlier to record YouTube audio directly or record the video first and then convert the video to audio within its Converter module. That said, you can also convert YouTube to audio with the Downloader directly.
That’s the whole process of how to record YouTube videos on PC. I hope you’ll find this article helpful. Thanks for reading!