How to Screen Record Crunchyroll: A Complete Guide for Anime Fans

As we know, Crunchyroll is well-known for its huge selection of anime movies and TV shows, which include well-liked works in action, romance, fantasy, science fiction, and other genres. Many people are looking for some helpful ways how to screen record Crunchyroll. This article will provide you with detailed steps to record videos from Crunchyroll.

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Updated on Apr 19, 2024

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If you are an anime fan, you must know a lot of anime streaming sites. Have you ever heard of Crunchyroll? Do you want to know how to screen record Crunchyroll videos, like anime or TV drama? If so, you've come to the right place. Here are a few ways to help you save anime from Crunchyroll. We have done some tests in different ways, and there is detailed testing information in the table below. You can refer to them and choose the best one for yourself.

Methods Effectiveness Difficulty Level
EaseUS RecExperts🏅 High - Record Crunchy anime videos in high quality ⭐⭐
OBS Studio High - It is more suitable for professional users ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Xbox Game Bar Medium - It can record games and videos ⭐⭐⭐

Can You Record Crunchyroll Anime Without Black Screen

As we know, Crunchyroll is an American distributor, publisher, and licensing company focused on streaming anime, manga, and dorama (Japanese TV dramas). It offers a wide range of anime and Asian content to viewers around the world through its streaming platform. Therefore, Crunchyroll provides free ad-supported streaming and premium subscription services, allowing users to log in and access a large library of anime and other content on various devices, including smartphones, tablets, computers, and smart TVs.

record anime from crunchyroll

However, when finding a suitable screen recorder or video downloader to record or download videos from Crunchyroll, you will encounter some situations like a black screen, time limits, or video lag. Therefore, it is necessary for you to find an excellent screen recorder to help you accomplish high-quality screen recordings without any lag or black screen. For example, you can also record romance movies on Apple TV. In my experience, EaseUS RecExperts will be an unmissable choice for most users.

Record Anime With a Professional Screen Recorder

The first recommended method is to use a professional screen recorder: EaseUS RecExperts, which is popular among many YouTubers, gamers, or workers. EaseUS RecExperts is an excellent screen recording tool that is compatible with Windows and macOS systems. Therefore, you can use it to record high-quality videos, like streaming videos, game chats, online courses, presentations, or online meetings. Many people have used it as a tool for recording videos from YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, and Disney.

easeus recexperts screen record crunchyroll videos

In addition, you can also record screens and webcams at the same time. This feature is very suitable for many game players. Moreover, it supports recording internal audio and a microphone as needed. You can screen record on Crunchyroll without watermarks and with no lag. After screen recording, you can edit the videos by trimming, compressing, or extracting audio. Additionally, you can choose to try its online version, EaseUS Online Screen Recorder, which has fewer features than the application.

Download EaseUS RecExperts to screen-record your favorite anime on Crunchyroll.

Here are detailed steps for you to follow.

Step 1. Run EaseUS RecExperts on your device and you will see two recording modes. You can choose "Full Screen"to record the whole screen or choose "Region" to select the recording area manually before recording.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. After that, you can choose to record the webcam, system sound, microphone or record none of them as you like. You can also set auto split, auto recording with various functions on the interface.

Record with Webcam or Audio

Step 3. Then, you can click the red "REC" button to start recording. Here will be a menu bar on your screen. To pause the recording, click on the white double vertical bar; to end the recording, click on the red square sign.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, you will be led to the list interface. Here you can view or edit your recordings. To start a new recording, just click on the "REC" button on the top of the interface.

Recording List Window

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Screen Record Crunchyroll Videos with OBS Studio

The second is to use a free, open-source screen recording program: OBS Studio. This screen recorder is also compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux systems. According to the recording experience, it is more suitable for professional video creators as it has complicated features in the user interface. Therefore, if you are a beginner or intermediate user, you will find some difficulties when using OBS. If you are familiar with professional terms like Text (GDI+), Application Audio Capture (BETA), or Image Slide Show, then OBS will be a good choice for you.

obs studio interfcae screen record crunchyroll

Now, you can follow the steps on how to screen record from Crunchyroll.

Step 1. Install OBS Studio after downloading it. Enter the website of Crunchyroll.

Step 2. Launch OBS Studio and click on the left side of the screen to create a scene. You may give it whatever name you choose.

create a new scene

Step 3. Click the Add button to create the source that you wish to record from. Next, select Window Capture and press OK.

choose window capture option

Step 4. Select the Crunchy site window and click OK.

choose the video source obs

Step 5. Select "Start Recording."

click start recording obs from crunchyroll

Step 6. Select the Stop Recording option after the recording. To view the recorded video, select Show Recordings from the menu by clicking on File in OBS's upper left corner.

choose show recordings

After the above steps, it is believed that you can successfully screen-record anime from Crunchyroll. If you have encountered some recording problems, like freezing, you can refer to this article below to fix them.

Screen Record on Crunchyroll With Windows Built-in Screen Recorder

The last method is to use a Windows 10/11 built-in screen recorder, Xbox Game Bar, to record videos from Crunchyroll. Many game players may be familiar with this screen recorder, as Xbox Game Bar is known for recording gameplay. With Windows 10, the built-in screen recording tool is a feature that gives players a set of tools to record and share games, communicate with friends, keep an eye on system performance, and access different gaming functions without ever having to leave the game. You can also record party chat on Xbox.

xbox game bar interface

The "Windows key + G" keyboard shortcut can be used to access this overlay, which is intended to be lightweight. Therefore, it can also be used to record videos from Crunchyroll. If you do not hope to download any software, then Xbox Game Bar will be a good choice. However, if you are a Mac user, this method is not suitable for you. It is suggested that you turn to the first method.

Now, here are detailed steps using the Xbox Game Bar.

Step 1. Select "Gaming" > "Game Mode" after opening the Windows settings. After that, be sure to activate Game Mode.

enable xbox game bar

Step 2. To prevent inadvertently recording the incorrect program window, open the window you wish to record, shut down any other windows, and disable any other sounds.

Step 3. To access the Xbox Game Bar and see a preview of each widget on the top menu, simultaneously press the "Windows" and "G" keys on your keyboard.

Step 4. To activate your capture widget and begin screen recording, click the "Capture" icon. Then, to begin recording, click the camera icon. You can record your microphone sounds in parallel if necessary.

capture screen option

Step 5. Once finished, press the stop button on the recording bar.

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In a word, this article has talked about three methods on how to screen record on Crunchyroll with detailed steps. It is believed that you have mastered these ways. In terms of compatibility, effectiveness, and difficulty level, it is suggested that you choose EaseUS RecExperts as the anime screen recorder. You can download this perfect to explore the entertainment of recording your favorite anime or TV drama on Crunchyroll.

FAQs about how to screen record Crunchyroll

There are some related questions about how to screen record Crunchyroll videos after learning about the above methods.

1. Does Crunchyroll block screen recording?

No, it's blocked to stop the screenshots from being distributed. It will fall under the fair use restrictions in this instance.

2. How do I record my screen on blocked sites?

You can try the EaseUS Online Screen Recorder to help you screen record in a restricted app. You need to remember that the recorded files can not be used commercially.

3. How do you screen record Clynchyroll on iPhone?

You can use its built-in screen recorder on the control center.

Step 1. Scroll down the top right corner of the iPhone, and you will see the screen recording icon.

Step 2. Click on this icon. It will begin to record the screen.

Step 3. Click on the Red button on the top of the iPhone to stop recording. The recorded video will be saved in the Photos app.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

Start Recording

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