How to Record Screen with Multiple Monitors

By | September 4, 2018

GiliSoft Screen Recorder is a Recording Screen with Multiple Monitors software for Windows, it captures what you see on screen (support High DPI) and what you hear/say simultaneously, and saves them as compressed video file in real-time. Instead of recording screen in a single monitor, there are times that you may want to capture screen activity on dual or multiple monitors that connected to your computer.

Please download and use the latest version of Gilisoft Screen Recorder from below for making sure the version you are using supports multiple monitors.

Step 1. Ensure that you have extended your displays

If you know how to do, please skip the following

When plugging two or more monitors to your desktop or laptop computer, the same image on your computer will be display on all the external monitors. However, this won’t allow you to drag or move windows between those monitors. To achieve this, you need to make sure you have extended your displays first by changing your display settings.

To know how to extend your displays, you can refer to the following steps.

Click the “Start” button to open start menu of your computer, then select “Control Panel”.
Next, click the “Adjust screen resolution” from the “Appearance and Personalization” list.
Then you can choose “Extend these displays” from the drop-down menu of “Multiple Displays” and hit “OK” to confirm the changes.

Step 2. Start region or full screen recording of Multiple Monitors

Now that you have ability to move windows from one to another by configuring above settings successfully, then you can initiate your recording.

Record region of Multiple Monitors

To record multiple screens in region mode, then you just need to run our screen recorder, then choose to capture any rectangular region of your desktop. Then you can move the recording region to the extended monitor. To do this, you just need to hit the pause button, then a cross icon will appear in the middle of your recording region. After that, you can click it and drag the recording region to the extended monitor.

Capture full screen of Multiple Monitors

While if you prefer capturing screen in full screen on the extended display, then you just need to move the recording region and recording toolbar on the monitor that you wish to do make screencast, and then hit the full screen icon on the toolbar. In this way, you can start your screencast in full screen.



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