Desktop Capture

Desktop Capture

The Desktop Capture* feature lets you capture a video of your mouse movements on your computer’s desktop. You can use this feature in both Stand Alone and IM modes, allowing you to record a video or share your desktop movements in a webcam chat.

YouCam note Desktop Capture

Note: * this feature is not available in some versions of CyberLink YouCam.

To capture your desktop movements, do this:

YouCam note Desktop Capture

Note: when using this feature on a desktop that extends to a secondary display device, Desktop Capture can only capture desktop movements on the primary display device.

  1. Select the YouCam dcbutt52 Desktop Capture button to display the Desktop Capture window.
  2. Select:
    • Mouse movement and then a capture area size from the drop-down, to capture/share an area that follows the movement of your mouse.
    • Fixed area and then select and drag the displayed box to a specific area of your desktop you would like to capture/share.
    • Full screen to capture/share your entire desktop area.
  3. Select Capture to begin.
  4. Once you are finished, select Stop and then Restore to return to the CyberLink YouCam main window. If you are capturing a video in Stand Alone mode, the recorded video is placed in the captured content area.