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Capture every move with our free online screen recorder

Record yourself and, while you’re at it, you can share your screen on the camera. Save your fresh video clips to add and edit them to your design with Canva’s free online video recorder.

Introducing Video Recorder

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Make your online posts or presentations more engaging with dynamic videos that help sustain your information. Record yourself explaining a topic or data, demonstrating a process, or showcasing one of your products. When you edit a design on your browser or Canva app on your desktop, use your facecam or webcam recorder to take a video of yourself or your surroundings.

Share your screen

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Add visual cues to your data that’ll help your audience pick up multiple pieces of information. Prepare a step-by-step video guide on how to use your app. Flaunt your redesigned tools or user interface, or feature a presentation. Simply record your screen entirely or pick a particular window to capture using our free online screen recorder. You can even choose to take a video with the facecam or webcam and screen recorder simultaneously.

Shoot it live, upload on time

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Need a birthday video greeting instantly? Are you tasked with a website demo in one hour? Or do you need to edit a clip of a plant in your garden for your science presentation? Quickly snap a self-recording of yourself, your screen, or any view around you using your web camera on our desktop app or your browser. When you take a video on the editor, it automatically uploads to your design layout when you finish recording.

Personalize your videos easily

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Your video captures are added to your design right after. We save it on your Upload tab. With our video editor, you can edit it to spotlight the most important aspects or highlight the striking angles. You can trim the length, resize, crop, flip, loop, or autoplay. Then, add animation and decorate your video with effects and design elements from our maker tools or create talking head videos with our AI video generator.

How to record a video

Start a design

Create a design when you open Canva. Search and pick a template or start from scratch. To access the video recording feature, you’ll need to log in to your account. You can also sign up quickly with your email or Facebook account.

Customize your design

Once you choose a template, you can tweak the ready-made layout on the editor. Edit texts to your content. Switch one or two colors, fonts, and backgrounds. Then, add other icons, illustrations, images, shapes, or vectors from our library or upload your own.

Add your video, voice, and screen recording

Click the Uploads tab on the menu and press Record Yourself on your browser. On your laptop, you can choose between Camera Only and Screen Share to include a screen recording. Check your data and privacy settings and allow access to turn on your web camera, microphone, and screen recording.

Edit your video

Your video recording will automatically save and upload once done. Use our video editor to flip, trim, or crop your video. You can also add design elements like frames and stickers around it and put animation before it automatically plays or loops.

Launch your video design

Debut your videos easily. Save and download your design in MP4 or share it to your social media accounts, email loved ones, or embed it on your website. You can also present it from Canva and share a viewable link with your family and friends.

Start Recording

Start Recording

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