How to record screen with system sound and microphone sound on Mac
Use QuickTime Player and third-party audio driver to record it
1.Download and install third-party audio driver for macOS, such as soundflower, blackhole.
1.Open QuickTime Player and select New Screen Recording in the menu bar.
2.Select the area you want to record. Change the microphone to the audio driver you installed in step 1 in the recording control panel, click the record button.
3.When the recording is complete, click the stop recording button on the top status bar to save the recording file.
**The following is the main limitations of recording screen with system sound and microphone sound on Mac using QuickTime Player **
1.QuickTime Player cannot record the microphone and system sound at the same time.
2. When recording screen with system sound using QuickTime Player, the system sound will no longer come out from the computer speakers or headphones because the sound will be captured by the third-party audio driver.
Use Omi Screen Recorder to record screen with system sound and microphone sound on Mac
After trying many screen recording Apps on Mac, I finally found A free screen recording App that support recording system sound and microphone sound on the Mac App Store - Omi Screen Recorder.
The First use of Omi Screen Recorder
After installing the omi screen recorder, the first time you open the APP, an authorization window will pop up, requesting permission to record the screen, microphone, and camera. It is recommended to allow all of these permissions here. Of course, if these permissions are not allowed here, an authorization window will pop up again when you start recording later.
Start recording and enable recording system sound and microphone sound
1.After the App is launched, click on the Omi Screen Recorder icon on the status bar to show the main menu. Choose Record Screen (default global shortcut key: Ctrl + ⌘ + 1) or Record Area (default global shortcut key: Ctrl + ⌘ + 2).
2.It shows the recording options panel at the bottom of the screen. Check the System Audio checkbox, and a system alert will pop up to let you download the Omi Screen Recorder Audio Driver PKG Installer. Double click to install it after downloading.
3.After installation is finished, do the operations in step 1 and step 2 again. Check the System Audio checkbox, check the Microphone checkbox if you want to record the microphone sound at the same time. If you are using an external microphone device, click the drop-down icon beside the Microphone checkbox(the system build-in microphone will be selected by default).
4.Click the red circle button on the recording options panel to start recording directly (default shortcut key Ctrl + ⌘ + R) . The system sound will come out from your headphone or speaker at the same time when recording with it.
5.Click the end button on the status bar to finish recording and save the recorded video.