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Starting, Pausing and Stopping a Recording
Updated by Gareth Casey
At least one of the Screen or Webcam options must be enabled. If none are enabled, the Start Recording button will be unavailable. See Recording the screen, Recording Windows and Regions and Recording a Webcam for more details on settings those before recording.
When you have selected what you want to record, click the Start Recording button or press Ctrl + F12 to begin a recording session .
If Flashback Express is minimzed to the system tray, you can also right click on the Flashback Express icon and select Start Recording to begin recording.
Each recording session will begin with a 3,2,1 countdown and recording will then start.
While recording, the dashed frame will change to red and the Recorder Control Bar will appear on the outside of the frame, unless doing a fullscreen recording, in which case it will be minimized to the taskbar. See The Recorder Control Bar for more details.
A recording session can be paused by clicking the button on the control bar or by by pressing F11.
When making a fullscreen recording, the Recorder Control Bar will start off minimized to the taskbar. Click on the FlashBack icon on the taskbar to make the Recorder Control Bar appear on the left side of the screen. Then click the button.
Resume recording by clicking the button that replaces the button when recording has been paused.
A recording session can be stopped by clicking the button on the Recorder Control Bar or by pressing Ctrl + 12.
When making a fullscreen recording or a webcam-only recording, the Recorder Control Bar will start off minimized to the taskbar. Click on the FlashBack icon on the taskbar to make the Recorder Control Bar appear on the left side of the screen. Then click the button.
Or right click on the FlashBack icon in the system tray and select Stop Recording.
The recording session will automatically be saved when a recording session is stopped. Longer recording sessions may take a little bit of time to save, in which case a progress bar will appear to let you know what is happening.
Click on the popup that appears to open the Video Window to review, edit or upload the video.