How to Record on Google Slides on PC/Mac

Still wondering how to record a presentation on Google slides? Here's the detailed instruction. On this page, we will introduce some screen recorders, and walk you through the steps to record on Google Slides.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Apr 12, 2023

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You might need to record a presentation on Google Slides in the following situations:

  • Create some digital resources for your students to review in distance learning
  • Report data of your teamwork to your boss in remote working
  • ...

Thus, learning how to record a Google Slides presentation is necessary. For your convenience, we will show you some workable ways to record on Google Slides with simple clicks. The word does not say more, and let's get started now!  


How to Record a Presentation on Google Slides with Webcam/Audio

When it comes to recording a presentation on Google Slides with audio or webcam, you cannot miss a free Mac and Windows screen recorder called EaseUS RecExperts.

This free screen recorder lets you capture almost anything on your screen, including Google Slides presentations. Besides, you can choose to record your voice, webcam or highlight or hide mouse cursor while recording. Another advantage is that this program lets you select the recording area flexibly based on your needs, like full screen, partial screen, or a single window, which is better for those who don't want to show their whole desktop to clients. More than that, you can also enjoy a lot more stunning features like below:

Brilliant functions of RecExperts:

  • Allow you to adjust the output format, resolution, quality, etc.
  • Let you change the parameters while adding a webcam overlay
  • Provide real-time editing tools to enhance your recordings
  • Make it possible to record as long as you want
  • Leave NO watermark on any recording

After downloading this excellent free video recording software, you can follow the tutorial to record a Google Slides presentation with audio or webcam easily:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts. There are two modes for screen recording. Choose "Full Screen", this tool will capture the whole screen; choose "Region", you will need to select the recording area manually.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. After that, you can choose to record the webcam, system sound, or microphone as you like. Of course, you can turn them off if you only need to record the silent screen.

Record with Webcam or Audio

Step 3. Then, you can click the red "REC" button to start recording. Now you will see a menu bar on your screen. If you want to pause the recording, click on the white "Pause" button; to end the recording, click on the red "Stop" button.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, you will be led to the recording list interface. Here you can view or edit your recordings easily.

Recording List Window

Read also: How to record audio on Google Slides

How to Record on Google Slides as Video via Quicktime

QuickTime Player is a built-in application on Macs. As its name indicates, it is a media player for Mac that can open a wide range of audio/video files. However, apart from being a player, it is a multifunctional program that provides many other features, including screen recording.

If you are a Mac user who wants to record a Google Slides presentation, you can finish the task directly in QuickTime, without downloading other third-party software. Just click "File" > "New Screen Recording" to enable the recording feature, and then begin your task. For detailed instruction, you can refer to the following tutorial:

Step 1. Launch QuickTime Player on your Mac, click "File", and select the "New Screen Recording" option from the drop-down menu.

Step 2. (Optional) If you want to record the presentation with narration, you can click on the down arrow next to the Record button to select your desired audio source.

Record in QuickTime Player

Step 3. Open the Google Slide presentation. Then go back to the QuickTime Player, and click on the Record button (seen as a red circle) to begin recording.

Step 4. Finally, click "Stop" at the top right of the toolbar to end your recording.

How to Record a Google Slides Presentation via Loom

Another easy way to record a Google Slides Presentation as a video is to use a Chrome screen recorder extension, which you can add a plugin directly in the browser.

While speaking of the screen recorder extensions for Chrome, you can find a great many tools on the Internet. So, to save your time and effort, we have picked an easy yet useful one to share with you. That's Loom.

This tool lets you directly record Google Slides presentations in a Chrome browser window. And you can record screen and webcam with one click, as well. Once done, you will get a link to share your recorded Google Slides to LinkedIn, Twitter, or other platforms.

Step 1. Add this Chrome extension, and open it.

Step 2. Choose your recording options. To record a Google Slides presentation, you can choose screen Only. If you want to capture the presentation and your face, you can select Screen and Camera.


Step 3. Open the Google Slides presentation and click "Start Recording" to begin the task.

The Bottom Line

After reviewing this article, you must know how to record a Google Slides presentation with audio or webcam without hassle. This page shows you three screen recorders to finish the task. Among those programs, we highly recommend EaseUS RecExperts, as it provides lots of useful functions at a lower price. Now, download it, and it will never disappoint you!

How to Record Presentations on Google Slides FAQs

1. Can you record directly into Google Slides?

No. Google Slides doesn't offer any screen recording function to let you start recording directly in a Presentation. So, if you have a requirement to record your Google Slides Presentation for education or other purposes, you can rely on a free screen recorder called EaseUS RecExperts. Whether you want to record a Google Slides presentation as a video, or record it with voiceover/webcam, this screen recorder can always help you complete the tasks.

2. How do you put a voice recording on Google Slides?

Below is the tutorial you can refer to put a voice recording on Google Slides:

Step 1. Open Google Slides where you want to put a voice recording.

Step 2. Click Insert > Audio; then you will see all audio files in your Google Drive.

Step 3. Next, Select your desired audio file and hit Select. Once done, the voice recording is added on Google Slides.

3. How do you record a slide show with your face?

To record a slide show with your face, you first need to find a screen recorder with webcam. Here we take EaseUS RecExperts as an example:

Step 1. Download and install this software from its official website, then launch it.

Step 2. Open the slide show you want to record with your face, then choose the recording area. If needed, you can enable your webcam and audio during the recording.

Step 3. When you are ready, click REC to start your slide show recording.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

Start Recording

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