How to Record Class Lectures with A Lecture Recorder

By Karen Nelson Last updated : February 28, 2020

As a teacher, you have to create innovative teaching methods time and again to avoid boring and tedious language so as to achieve better teaching quality. While as a student, heavy books and strain resulted from attending the class full of students and unwanted distraction may exhaust your spirits and led to poor absorption of knowledge. As a result, many students prefer written or video notes or online video lectures to improve their learning efficiency. Thus, is there any possible for teachers or lecturers to record lectures and upload them online for students? Of course! Here in this article, I would like to introduce you how to record class lectures with ease.

Ultimate Guidance - Record Class Lectures with VideoSolo Screen Recorder

Before we get started, you need to figure out that lectures can be divided into formal classroom lecture, private teaching and Webinar. The recording equipment will be different under different circumstances. Generally speaking, formal classroom lectures need specialized equipment to record, which is time-consuming and expensive. We are going to talk about how to record private teaching lecture and Webinar below.

To record lecture, you need to get a laptop with sufficient battery backup and a proper lecture recorder or screen recorder. Well, our highly recommendation is VideoSolo Screen Recorder, which can record and capture anything you want on the computer screen. With this lecture capture software, you are able to:

• Record a detailed lecture with porfessional recording functions;

• Add voice comments or explain the lecture by turning on the audio recorder;

• Create a lecture with high-quality output for sharing online;


# Step 1. Prepare Learning Materials

Firstly, get your lecture contents and slides prepared can help you maximize student engagement. Your learning materials may include a PowerPoint presentation, a video, images or web links in a browser etc.

# Step 2. Launch the Program

Then, download and install VideoSolo Screen Recorder on your computer and launch the program. Then choose "Video Recorder" on the main interface to enter into the recording interface.

Main Interface

# Step 3. Select Recording Area

Pull up all the learning materials on the computer screen and choose a suitable recording area. Turn on the webcam button and then you can see yourself on the screen. Now you need to make sure that you have a good light and neutral background. All your learning materials must be included in the recording area so that your students can understand what you are doing clearly.

The System Sound and Microphone buttons need to turn on at the same time, and you can adjust the volume to make your lecture presentation more clearly.

Select Recording Area

# Step 4. Start Recording Your Lecture

Once other settings are done and the ambient environment is good, you can click "REC" to start recording. While recording, you can also annotate by adding shapes, letter and lines to emphasize your PowerPoint or images.

# Step 5. Output the Lecture Recorded

Once you finished the recording, click the "Red square button" from the floating bar to stop the recording, then you can preview the video you just recorded. If you don't like it, click "Re-record" to record your lecture again; if it is good, click "Save" to output the video to your computer. Then you can share with your students or upload online.

Output the Lecture Recorded

From the above, teachers or other lecturers know how to record your teaching lectures to share with your students. If you are students and want to record what your teachers talking during the class, you can also use such screen recorder to record. However, you need to get permission from your teacher and should not break the law. Please follow the steps above to finish your recording.


That's how you can record lecture with lecture recorder. To sum it up, VideoSolo Screen Recorder to record lecture is great for individual creator. It is very important to create interesting and rich lecture in today's dynamic learning environment. With more and more flipped classroom and blended learning techniques appeared on schools and universities, efficient and high quality lecture capture is a huge part of that. If you want to record class lecture, why not download and have a try? Good luck!