[Easy Tutorial] How to Record YouTube Live Stream on PC?

Updated on Sep 21, 2022
  • Download Download the handy YouTube stream recorder and
  • 1. Open the YouTube stream recorder.
  • 2. Select an area to record.
  • 3. Adjust recording settings.
  • 4. Start recording YouTube live video.
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How to Record YouTube Live Stream?
Step 1. Open Recorder
Step 2. Customize Region
Step 3. Adjust Settings
Step 4. Record YouTube Stream
FAQs about YouTube Recording

YouTube Live offers a portal for users to enjoy live gaming, live music, live sports, and live news in real-time. However, unless the channel owner makes it available, you may not be able to re-watch the live stream after it’s over. Recording your wanted live stream hence becomes necessary. In the following post, I will introduce an excellent screen recorder and show you how to record YouTube live stream in detail. Keep reading.

How to Record a YouTube Live Stream on Windows?

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is the highly-recommended software to help you record desired YouTube live stream on PC without any effort. In simple clicks, you can record live YouTube videos (with audio) in high resolution with no lag, no time limit. You can also use it to record streaming videos from other websites efficiently. Besides the screen recording function, this software also comes with a video editor, a compressor, and a converter, allowing you to customize the recording for better sharing and viewing.

Now, let’s free download free download the YouTube live video recorder and see how to record live YouTube videos with it below.

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HD Video Converter Factory Pro makes it easy for every user to record any screen activity they want, such as YouTube live stream, gameplay, conference meeting, etc., in high quality. It is also available for video editing, compression, and conversion. Try it now.

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Step 1. Open the YouTube Stream Recorder

Run HD Video Converter Factory Pro. You will see five modules on the home interface (Converter, Downloader, Recorder, GIF Maker, and Toolbox). Click the Recorder to open the screen recorder.

Step 2. Select a Region to Record

Open the YouTube live stream. 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. Then click OK.

Step 3. Adjust Recording Settings

Click the bottom-right down arrow button to open the settings. 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 save YouTube live stream with audio. Then click the bottom inverted triangle button to specify an output path to finish the recording settings.

Step 4. Record YouTube Live Stream

Now, click the red REC button and be ready to record the live streaming video on YouTube after a five-second countdown. When you finish, press hotkeys ‘Ctrl + F1’ to stop recording. You can go to the output folder you set earlier to view the recorded file.

FAQs about YouTube Live Stream Recording

1. Is It Legal to Record YouTube Live Stream?

YouTube prohibits video downloading in any form, including recording. You would be violating YouTube’s Terms of Service if you screen record live stream on YouTube. However, if you only record video for personal fair use, you should be fine.

2. How to Record YouTube Live Videos with Browser Extension?

If you don’t want to install any software, you can try a browser extension Loom to help record your entire screen easily. You can also trim video after recording. The recording will be saved to the cloud automatically and you can share the link or download the file later.

At Last…

That’s the whole process of how to record YouTube live stream on PC. I hope you find this article helpful. Thanks for reading.

Disclaimer: WonderFox does not endorse or encourage recording any copyrighted materials without the copyright holder’s permission. This article is for instructional purposes only.

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