How to Record Remote Desktop Session on Win & Mac

Are you in a meeting and want to record a remote desktop session? If yes, you can get the assistance of EaseUS RecExperts by following its tutorial. Moreover, this guide will also provide you with the other two possible ways.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Jan 04, 2024

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Conferences, Seminars, and meetings have been an essential part of our lives for decades. However, the procedures got changed with the advancements in technology. Long-distance communication and remote meetups are a breeze using the internet. Now, people daily participate in different official, semi-official, and unofficial meetings on desktops.

But sometimes, it is crucial to record remote desktop sessions for various reasons. You may need to create memos. Some people want to listen to the session again to understand the concepts better. Also, you need to save a copy of a webinar for future review.

This guide will help you get some best ways to record RDP sessions that are also easy to deal with.

★★★ How to Record Remote Desktop on Windows/Mac - Best Way 

Getting an ideal software to record remote desktop sessions on both Windows and Mac is tricky; however, the below one can aid you!

EaseUS RecExperts is remarkable and coherent software for recording RDP sessions in the best possible way. You are open to recording either a particular area or the whole region according to your demands; even you can connect a webcam to record. It also offers to edit the recorded file as and when you want, including functions like trim and more. Also, you have the availability of auto-split and auto-stop functions.

Moreover, its unique feature is to schedule recording tasks to enter the start time and duration. All the recorded files are present in the library to edit at your convenience. Also, it provides you with a user-friendly interface where all the tasks can be performed by following some simple steps.

Let's move forward towards the procedure to record RDP sessions on Windows or Mac:

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

Other Alternative Ways to Record Remote Desktop Session

Here are the two alternatives of EaseUS RecExperts to record the remote desktop session. Let's dive into the details!

1. Team Viewer

Team Viewer is a great tool to record remote desktop sessions at ease. You can connect with the partner's computer by inserting their ID, and you will participate in the remote desktop session. It lets you host or join the meeting with the ID. This way, you can manage the desktop of various devices.

Moreover, you can share your screens feasibly. Having this software, the screen recording of your remote session, including auto-recording, is all in your hands. Also, you can use the features like scheduling the meetings as per your demands.

Let's know the steps to record RDP sessions through Team Viewer:

Step 1. In the first step, you must download and then launch Team Viewer on whatever device you are using. Go to Settings > Meeting and checkmark "Auto Record Meeting" and "Record Participant's video."

Open Team Viewer

Step 2. Now, you need to enter Partner ID in the specific box. The recording will start automatically when it connects to the partner's computer.

Build connection with partner

Step 3. Finally, click the Recording button adjacent to "Extras," click "Stop and Save," and then choose the destination folder to save it. That's all!

Stop and save recordings

2. Bandicam Screen Recorder

Besides Team Viewer, Bandicam is another reliable program for recording RDP sessions easily and quickly. The software offers three modes to record, i.e., screen recording, device recording, and game recording. The screen recording functions also support three modes, including rectangle, full screen, and around the mouse.

Along with recording sessions, it assists you in editing your files like you can add text overlay effects if required. But editing requires you to install additional software, Bandicut. However, you are open to uploading your recorder file to YouTube and Vimeo.

Here are the steps for recording remote desktop sessions by using Bandicam:

Step 1. The first step requires you to launch the software on your device. Connect your remote desktop, and when the session begins, you can start the procedure. Now, choose "Full Screen" from the interface icons.

Step 2. Hit the "REC" button from the upper menu to start the recording or press "F12." Press the "Resume" tab adjacent to the recording button if you want to resume.

Start recording with Bandicam

Step 3. In the final step, click the "Stop" button or click "Stop Recording" from the main interface section. Go to the "Video" section, select the video, and click "Edit" to edit with Bandicut. Then, you can export your video.


Now, you are all aware of the situations where you need to record remote desktop sessions and their procedure. EaseUS RecExperts is a leading software that lets you easily record RDP sessions. Being a full-fledged recorder and editor, you can use a wide range of features as per your requirements. Moreover, it is effective for both Windows and Mac users, but two different options are available to use.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

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Start Recording

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