|1. On your Mac, open QuickTime Player. If you don't see it in the Dock, you may search for it using the magnifying glass in the top-right corner.
|2. In the QuickTime Player app on your Mac, choose File>New Screen Recording to open Screenshot and display the tools. To see only a portion of the screen, drag the frame to reposition it or drag its edges to adjust the size of the area you want to capture or record.||
Action buttons: Close, Capture Entire Screen, Capture Selected Window, Capture Selected Portion, Record Entire Screen, Record Selected Portion.
|3. Click and select Options if you want to make additional customizations. The available options vary based on whether you're taking a screenshot or a screen recording.
Save to: options include Desktop, Documents, etc., as well as Other Location where you can specify where you want the file to save
Timer: options include None, 5 seconds, and 10 seconds
Microphone: options include None, ZoomAudioDevice, MacBook Pro Microphone
Options: options include Show Floating Thumbnail, Remember Last Selection, and Show Mouse Clicks.
|4. Capture the screenshot or start the screen recording.
||For the entire screen or a portion of it: click Capture.
For a window: move the cursor to the window, then click the window.
For recordings: click Record. To stop the recording, click the Stop Recording button on the menu bar.
|5. When the Show Floating Thumbnail option is set, you can do any of the following while the thumbnail is briefly displayed in the bottom-right corner of the screen:
||a. Swipe right to immediately save the file and make it disappear.
b. Drag the thumbnail into a document, an email, a note, or a Finder window.
c. Click the thumbnail to open a window where you can mark up the screenshot/trim the recording or share it.
|6. You can upload this screencast to Canvas Studio or YouTube to share in your Canvas course.|