[macOS 13] macOS Ventura Screen Recording | Easy Ways Offered

In the past, as the Mac camera offers bad quality, users feel they cannot see very clearly in apps like FaceTime, Zoom, and other apps. If you feel the same way, stop worrying! In the macOS Ventura, Apple gives you a new feature called Continuity Camera. And this will give you a better experience than before.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Feb 04, 2024

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Some Mac users complain that they can't enjoy high quality when using conferencing apps with the inbuilt Mac camera. The situation is changed now. With the release of macOS Ventura, or macOS 13.0, a new feature called Continuity Camera is offered to users.

With this new feature, users can enjoy better quality in apps like FaceTime, Zoom, and even QuickTime, etc. When using QuickTime screen recording with audio, this feature will also give users a better experience. In this article, we will show you how to do macOS Ventura Screen Recording with this new feature.

🍏We tested and compared the inbuilt and some third-party screen recorders for macOS Ventura. And EaseUS RecExperts is testified as the best choice for most people. Download it and check the comparison information below.

🗂️Methods ⏱️Effectiveness 😁Difficulty
EaseUS RecExperts High - Record macOS Ventura screen with internal/external audio.
QuickTime Player Medium - Need an extension to record the internal audio. ⭐⭐⭐
VLC Media Player Medium - Record different parts of the screen on Mac. ⭐⭐
OBS Studio High - Record multiple windows on your Mac. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

macOS Ventura Screen Recording with EaseUS RecExperts for Mac

The recordings quality captured by QuickTime on earlier versions is not so satisfying. Therefore, macOS Ventura allows users to use their iPhone as the camera when taking a recording. However, this makes the operation even more complicated.

In this case, a third-party Windows and Mac screen recorder, EaseUS RecExperts, seems a better choice. It allows users to capture any area of the screen, along with the internal audio, microphone sound, and even the webcam.

Besides, it supports screen recording with audio on Mac without a time limit or lag, which is best for gameplay and streaming video recording. Check more features of it below.

Main features:

  • Record streaming video and audio as you like
  • Deal with gaming videos and online discussion
  • Schedule recording to set the duration of recording time
  • Record and save the recorded videos in HD quality
  • Record Google Meet, Zoom, and other conferences

Now, download the tool from the button below and follow the tutorial to record the screen on Mac.

Step 1. Download and launch EaseUS RecExperts on your Mac. To capture the whole screen, click on the "Full Screen" button from the main interface. If you want to customize the recording area, choose the "Region" button. 

main interface mac

Step 2. To record the screen with audio, hit the Sound icon from the bottom left side of the toolbar. The audio resources can be your external sound or system audio. Based on your needs, enable the target option. 

system sound

Step 3. Before capturing, you can change the output format of the recorded video by clicking "Settings" from the main interface. Then, scroll down the menu of Output format for Video. Choose the output type as you like. 

mac change output format

Step 4. Once done, click the REC button to begin recording. It captures anything displayed on your Mac screen. When you are done, click the Stop button. Then you can watch the recorded video from "Recordings". 

screen record on mac

macOS Ventura Screen Recording with QuickTime Player

The operation of screen recording on macOS Ventura is generally the same as that of other system versions. The only difference is that you can get better quality with the Continuity Camera feature. With this new feature, you can use phone as webcam when screen recording with a webcam on a Mac computer.

Of course, if you want to use this feature, the iPhone and Mac computers must both meet some requirements. And you need to change the settings before starting recording. But no worries, we will show you what you need to do in the following content. All you need to do is to follow the steps below.

The requirements for your devices:

  • Mac running macOS Ventura;
  • iPhone 8 or later running iOS 16.

Change settings in your iPhone:

  1. 1. Open the "Settings" app on your iPhone.
  2. 2. Tap "General" and then "AirPlay & Handoff".
  3. 3. Flip the switch on for the "Continuity Camera Webcam".

Enable Continuity Camera on iPhone

Now, you can start macOS Ventura Screen Recording by following the steps below.

Step 1. In QuickTime Player, click on "File" and "New Movie Recording".

Step 2. The recording window will appear with the camera view. There's a menu next to the "Record" button and the name of your iPhone should appear in the list of available cameras. You need to tick your iPhone as your webcam.

Step 3. Click the "Record" button next to the down arrow to begin recording. Click it again to stop recording.

Step 4. After recording, you can edit the video by clicking on "Edit" at the top of the window. For instance, you can rotate or cut it if you like.

Step 5. When finished, the recorded video will be saved as a MOV file by default.

Record Screen on Mac with VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is a popular open-source and cross-platform tool to record, edit, convert, and play media files. With this Mac recorder, you can record the screen with easy operation. Recording streaming audio on Mac will be super easy.

Apart from capturing video, this tool can convert your audio files to video or vice versa. After converting file formats, you can preview the converted media files with one click. Here is a list of steps on how to screen capture on a Mac with VLC Media Player.

Record Screen on Mac with VLC Media Player

Step 1. Download VLC Media Player and launch it. Choose "Media" > "Stream" and select "Capture Device". 

Step 2. In a new window, find "Capture mode" and select "Desktop". This will allow the tool to record the screen. You are also allowed to choose the desired frame rate if you want.

Step 3. Click "Stream" and then "Next". Here you can choose the saving path in the "New destination". After that, you can start recording by clicking on the "Record" button. The recorded video will be saved to where you just appointed.

Record Screen on Mac with OBS Studio

The last method we give you to record the Mac screen is using OBS Studio. As an open source screen recorder for Mac users, this app is popular among many users, especially among those experienced ones.

Even so, this software actually offers features for both novice and advanced users. If you have no experience in screen recording on Mac, you don't have to worry about anything.

Record Screen on Mac with OBS Studio

Note that it supports macOS 10.13 and after, please make sure your Mac meets the requirement. Below are the quick steps for recording the screen with OBS on Mac.

Step 1. Launch the software, and click the "+" icon in the "Sources" box to proceed.

Step 2. Select "Display Capture" from the options list and click "OK".

Step 3. Go to "Settings" and then "Output", and select "Recording Path" to determine where the file will be saved.

Step 4. Hit the blue "Start Recording" button to start recording. To stop recording, click on the "Stop Recording" button.

FAQs about macOS Ventura Screen Recording

In this part, we gathered some frequently asked questions relating to the macOS Ventura screen recording. Let's have a look at them together.

1. Does macOS have screen recording?

Yes, you can still use the QuickTime Player app to record the screen on your Mac. Plus, with the Continuity Camera feature, you can use your iPhone as the webcam to get better quality.

2. How do I turn on screen recording on Mac?

Just follow the steps here.

Step 1.  On your Mac, choose the "Apple" menu and then "System Preferences".

Step 2. Click "Security & Privacy" then click "Privacy".

Step 3. Select "Screen Recording". Tick the checkbox next to an app to allow it to record your screen.

3. How to screen record on MacBook Monterey?

Follow the steps below:

Step 1. On your Mac, press Shift-Command-5 (or use Launchpad) to open "Screenshot" and display the tools.

Step 2. Click a tool to select what you want to capture or record.

Step 3. Start the screenshot or screen recording in different modes:

  • To capture the entire screen or a portion of it: Click "Capture".
  • To capture a window: Move the pointer to the window, then click the window.
  • To record recordings: Click "Record". To stop recording, click the "Stop Recording" button in the menu bar.


In this article, we showed you how to do macOS Ventura screen recording with QuickTime, using iPhone as your webcam with the new Continuity Camera feature. Also, we give you some other ways to screen record on Mac computers with easy steps.

Among all the methods, we suggest you download EaseUS RecExperts for Mac and use it to record the screen on macOS Ventura as it is newly updated to adapt to this new system. It will offer you a smooth recording, viewing, and editing process only if you choose it.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

Start Recording

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