How to Record Ustream Video on Windows and Mac

Ustream is one of the popular online video streaming services with more than 80 million active users. With Ustream, you can watch online events, news videos, live streaming videos. However, there is no download service available on the official website for saving these videos. That's the reason people are looking for a reliable and effective Ustream downloader to download Ustream videos. This article shows several methods to record your favorite video on Windows and Mac computers, as well as using an add-on for the popular browser Chrome.

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Melissa Lee Updated on Nov 08, 2022| min read

Ustream is one of the popular live interactive broadcasting platforms. It allows anyone with an internet connection to broadcast and share video streams with friends, family, and fans. Ustream broadcasts range from major political events to concerts or conferences, movie premieres, sporting events, and interactive games.

But every time we want to watch Ustream live, we need to make sure that the internet connection is stable and available. So do you want to play Ustream videos offline and how to save them on your computer? Don't waste your time and see how to record Ustream videos. 

Also see: How to download Udemy video with ease

How to Record Ustream Video on Windows 10/8/7

EaseUS RecExperts is one of the most popular screen recorders, which can capture your screen easily. As a versatile screen capture software, it can capture online video from different sources with the best quality, including Ustream.

Besides that, it allows you to record computer audio, capture a webcam, and even record your gameplay to make tutorials. While recording, you can take screenshots or set the specified time to stop the recording as you want. Last but not least, you can find some editing tools to edit the recorded videos, like trimming, extracting audio, etc. 

Key Features:

  • Support multiple video and audio formats, bitrates, and codecs
  • Edit the recorded video by trimming or adding Intro & Outro
  • Extract audio from the recorded video and save it as an extra audio file with one click
  • offer schedule recording feature to start or stop the recording automatically

Let's download it and see how exactly to record a Ustream video with it.

Please keep in mind that this tutorial for recording videos is for personal use only. We do not encourage the capturing of streaming video for any commercial purpose.

Step 1. Launch the EaseUS screen recorder, and click on the "Online Video" button that looks like a small TV on the left panel.

Launch EaseUS RecExperts

Step 2. Here you can see popular streaming sites, like YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney, Hulu, etc., and choose your desired one. If you cannot find the streaming site you want here, click on the "+" button.

Choose streaming site

Then, a pop-up window will appear, and select the "Restart" option.

Restart RecExperts

Step 3. After restarting this program, you need to select the recording area, audio source, webcam devices, or more according to your needs. Then, click on the REC button to start the video recording. 

Start video recording

To pause or stop the recording, you can choose the corresponding button on the floating toolbar.

Stop recording

Step 4. When the recording is over, you can preview the recorded videos with the built-in media player easily and quickly.

View recordings

How to Record Ustream Video on Mac

With the free application OBS Studio available for macOS 10.13 and newer, you can easily record your favorite Ustream video on your computer. Also, it provides live streaming during the recording. You can make live streaming on Ustream, Twitch, or YouTube. This lightweight and versatile video capturing software is the go-to solution for many live streamers. Besides live streaming with a camera, you can also use it to stream your desktop, record a video game, or record your computer screen as mp4.


  • Enable you to mix your audio in real-time to create a dynamic, professional-looking broadcast
  • Allow you to stream to multiple destinations
  • Have full control over the video quality
  • Offer various scene transitions

How to use OBS to record a Ustream video:

Step 1. Once you have installed your OBS t, you need to right-click on its icon, and then the drop-down menu selects the option to run it as an administrator.

Launch OBS Studio

Step 2. Now navigate to the broadcasting settings options.

Step 3. On the new settings window, select your streaming service –Ustream. Then click on the optimize option that is available on the bottom left side of the menu.

Record ustream video with obs

Step 4. Once you have completed the above settings, return to the Ustream dashboard and choose the stream key option. You need to follow the upcoming prompts to get your dedicated streaming code. Now copy the received code and paste it into the stream key box available in the broadcast settings window. After this, hit "OK."

Start recording with OBS on Mac

How to Record Ustream Video with Chrome Screen Recorder

Whether you're a brand new video creator, you can use Screencastify to capture Ustream videos. Apart from recording videos, you can embed your webcam anywhere or narrate with your microphone. You can even record offline (so no internet required). After you've recorded your masterpiece, you can show it to the world. Screencastify makes recordings autosave to your Google Drive, upload directly to YouTube, export as an MP4, animated GIF, or MP3.


  • Record, edit, and share HD videos in seconds
  • Activate your camera to capture yourself on the screen
  • Screencasts are saved to your Google Drive if you selected Drive when installing the extension

Step 1. Search Screencastify in Chrome Web Store and add it to Chrome.

Record ustream video Chrome

Step 2. If Screencastify has been installed successfully, its icon will appear on the ribbon. Navigate to the video to record and open Screencastify.

Open the Ustream video

Step 3. In Record Screencast, you have to decide the video source and other options. Screencastify supports recording websites and desktops. If you want to record a Ustream video, you have to select Tab. Then check the boxes of Microphone and Tab Audio.

Adjust the audio setting

Step 4. Play it to capture and click on the Start Recording button in the Record Screencast window.

Start recording ustream video online

Step 5. After recording, click on Stop Recording to save the recorded video to your computer.

Export the recorded Ustream video


Based on this article, you might understand how to record Ustream videos in 3 different ways – on Windows and Mac computers or using a Chrome extension. Among those screen recorders, we highly recommend EaseUS RecExperts as your first option. It can record screens, capture screenshots, and edit and export the recordings in various formats quickly.

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author Melissa Lee

Melissa Lee

Melissa is a sophisticated editor for EaseUS in tech blog writing. She is proficient in writing articles related to multimedia tools including screen recording, video editing, and PDF file conversion. Also, she's starting to write blogs about data security, including articles about data recovery, disk partitioning, data backup, etc.

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