This tutorial is about what is segment recording and how to record videos in segments on Windows 11.
Recording videos is very common in our daily work and study, we usually use screen recording tools to record video conferences, record online courses, make interview videos, create employee learning videos, etc. Segment recording is a special way of video recording. Recording videos in segments help you get video files of a specific length or a specific size. This recording method avoids the problem of file loss due to recording interruptions and the problem of oversized videos that cannot be transferred. In this tutorial, we will show you what is segment recording and how to record videos in segments on Windows 11. Let’s start learning!
Segment recording means splitting a whole recording task into multiple small tasks and recording them automatically according to certain rules. For example, you can set a recording to be automatically saved every 20 minutes, or a video every 50MB. Until you stop recording, the software will automatically save the file of each segment automatically and record the next segment immediately. If you are concerned that the recording of a few hours of online lectures will be abruptly interrupted resulting in an incomplete video, you can use the segmented recording. If you want to create a fixed-length online course and upload it to your webinar platform, segmented recording is also a great option. Segmented video recording helps with file management and sharing.
Now you have a preliminary understanding of what segment recording is, it’s time to learn how to record videos in segments. To record your videos in segments, you can use a lightweight screen recorder to help you. RecMaster is software that is favored by users for its simplicity of operation. This video capturing software helps you create smaller video files while maintaining the clarity of the video. Below are the detailed steps about how to record videos in segments on Windows 11 with RecMaster.
First of all, download and install this user-friendly software. You can get it easily by clicking on the buttons below. RecMaster has two different versions: the Windows version and the Mac version. You can choose and download according to your needs.
After that, open RecMaster. On the main interface, you will see the Menu button in the upper right corner. Click on it and there will be a list of extensions, choose Auto Recording.
Next is the most critical step. On the new pop-up Recording Task window, you will see three options, which are Segment, Auto-record, and Schedule. You can choose to Enable segment recording (No disturbing on the screen recording status). Then, you are allowed to select the length or size of the segment recording.
If you choose By recording time, this recording software will automatically save a video file according to the length you set. If you choose By file size, the video recorder will automatically save a video file according to the size you set. To make your recording easier, RecMaster also enables you to choose to set Effective only once or Always in effect.
When you’re done setting up, you can start your recording. RecMaster offers seven recording modes for you: The Full-Screen mode, Custom Area mode, Game mode, Program Windows mode, Webcam mode, Audio Only mode, and Follow Cursor mode. These recording modes are available for almost all your needs. Here we choose the Full-Screen mode as an example.
By using this mode, you can capture your entire desktop with system sound, microphone, and webcam. When you are ready for the segment recording, you can hit the REC button or type the hotkeys in RecMaster (the Alt key + 1) to start the capturing.
Tip: To make sure record smoothly and to make the system sound and microphone sound clear, you can click on the little white triangle next to the System Sound>> Advanced. And the Sound Settings window will pop up. You can test the system sound and microphone. The recording software also allows you to enable Mic Noise Reduction, Mic Gain, and System Sound Gain.
During the recording, you can click on the blue button or press the Alt key + 1 to pause. If you want to stop the capturing, you can hit the red button or type the Alt + 2. The recorded video will be saved in the recording list automatically.
Tip: RecMaster is a full-featured screen recorder. During the recording, move your cursor to the top of the screen and hold it there for two seconds, the mini toolbar will appear. If you want the partial magnification of your screen, you can click on the Magnifier icon. If you want to take a screenshot, just click on the Camera icon. To add some real-time annotations while recording, you can hit the Paintbrush button to pop up the Annotation tool.
In the recording list, you will see all the segment files. You are allowed to rewatch, edit, rename, locate, and delete the recordings. If you want to connect these video clips and save them as a complete long video, you can select these files in order and click the Merge button. You will get a long video now.
Automatically splits and saves recordings into shorter/smaller segments, facilitating file management and sharing. Now, you should know how to record videos in segments on Windows. If you are a Mac user or you also want to record segmented videos on Mac. Implementing segmented recording on a Mac computer is also easy and requires only a few simple steps. You can jump to this detailed guide to learn more: How to Split & Save Screen Recording into Segments on Mac/PC.
In this guide, we have shown you what is segment recording and how to record videos in segments on Windows 11 step by step. With this reliable screen recording software, you don’t need to use a video editor to split a long video into several segments, you just need to set segmentation rules before recording the video. Download RecMaster now and try recording in segments! If you have any questions about screen recording, please leave a comment below.
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