Google Hangouts doesn't have a built-in feature to record. Can I record Google Hangouts Video Call on the computer? Yes! This article is going to tell you exactly how to do it.


As you know, Google Hangouts is a free way to connect and collaborate with other individuals online. You can do phone calls. You can do individual and group video calls. With group video calls, no one will miss it when the big news arrives. On the computer, there are two ways to start a Hangouts video call: go to Google Hangouts official website or access it from an extension that you download from the Chrome store.


In this article, we are going to focus on the record of Google Hangouts video call. With no doubt, using a screen recorder is the best choice. We advise you to choose all-around VideoSolo Screen Recorder because of its powerful performance in recording video and audio on a computer screen.

VideoSolo Screen Recorder Help You Record Fondest and Most Important Memories

To back up the fondest moments and important interviews or sessions in Google Hangouts, you need to pay attention to things below in prior to record.

• Make sure the hard disk space of your computer is enough if you want to record for a long time.

• Make sure the battery power is sufficient (If not plugged in the power supply, better turn off the irrelevant applications).

• Make sure to turn on your computer camera and microphone in Google Hangouts.

After completing these checks, you can follow the steps below.


Step 1. Select "Video Recorder" to Record Hangouts Video Call

Select "Video Recorder" to record Hangouts video. If you want to record Hangouts audio call, "Audio Recorder" will be a better choice.

Set Video Recorder

Step 2. Select Your Record Area and Set Output Parameters

Set record area to cover the Google Hangouts screen and make sure the "System Sound" and "Microphone" buttons are already turned on. The default video format is MP4 and the quality is "High". Click "More settings - Output" if you need to customize it.

Select Record Area and Set Output Parameters

Step 3. Click "REC" to Make the Video Record File

Click "REC" then say something as a recording test to hear if the microphone volume is ok. When everything is all set, you can have a Hangouts video call and begin the video recording.

While recording, you are allowed to minimize the bar to the tray by clicking "—". The floating bar can be rediscovered in the system's taskbar.

Click to Minimize the Bar

Step 4. Play and View Your File

For each recording, the file will be named automatically in the date and time of the recording. You can easily find the files you want.

Play and View

Now you can easily record Google Hangouts video call for playback on your computer. VideoSolo Screen Recorder has such powerful performance in recording video and audio and it is completely safe and clean. Your privacy will be protected so you don't have to worry about anything. Enjoy and have a try!


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