Do you have an online video clip that you want to save but you just can't download it with any downloader? Then try the free OBS Studio to screen capture it.

Tools required

OBS Studio


Install OBS Studio or use the portable version and launch the obs.exe/obs64.exe under the bin folder.

Start OBS Studio.
Select video source by click on the + under Sources and select Display Capture.
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Create new and OK
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Select the Display device you want to capture and deselect Capture cursor.
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Right click in the preview window and choose Resize output (source size).
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Now Start recording
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Switch to video and start playing it and make it full screen. Then just wait until it's finish. (Make a test recording first)
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And last Stop the recording and under File, Show recordings can you find your video.
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If you want a mp4 instead of the default flv then use the built in remuxer under File, Remux Recordings.
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You can of course fine tune lots of settings like set the output video size under Settings, Output (scaled) resolution. Or add a hotkey to start and stop the recording under the Settings, Hotkeys.
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