How to Record the Webcam on Chromebook – External USB Camera Setup and Recording

How to Record Webcam on Chromebook - External USB Webcam Setup and Recording Chromebook

How to record the webcam on a Chromebook?  In this tutorial, I show you how to easily record your USB Webcam on a Chromebook. This will allow you to record any external camera or microphone, such as Logitech or Microsoft, with a Chromebook and save/share the video to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, or any other platform. Recording your Chromebook webcam is simple using a free extension that will not only allow you to record your webcam on a Chromebook but also on Macbooks or Windows 10 computers using the Chrome browser.

Record Webcam on Chromebook Video Tutorial:

In this tutorial we will be using the Nimbus Screenshot & Screen Video Recorder Chrome extension to record the webcam on a Chromebook. Please download the extension here:

Follow the steps below to record your Chromebook webcam:

  1. Plug your webcam into your Chromebook.
  2. Download and install the Nimbus screen recorder software from the Chrome web store.
  3. Once installed, simply select the Nimbus icon next to the address bar in the Chrome browser.
  4. Once the Nimbus menu opens, select Record video.
  5. Configure the Record Video settings to meet your needs. This includes recording mic sound, tab sound, recording your webcam, including drawing tools & pointer, as well as a custom watermark. 
  6. After choosing what to record, select the video settings to change the resolution, microphone source, and webcam source. 
  7. Select the drop down next to Webcam source and ensure you select the USB webcam plugged in to your Chromebook.
  8. Now go back to the Nimus recording options and select Webcam Only.
  9. To begin recording the webcam on your Chromebook, simply select START RECORD.

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