User Guide

How to use Wondershare DemoCreator? Learn the step by step guide below

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DemoCreator Screen Capture

Open DemoCreator and select Capture, then you can set your recording parameters (size of recording region, audio settings, webcam, etc.).

get started

Record User Guide

record user guide


In this window, you can customize your recording settings. For example, you can choose your recording region and your frame rate. You can also set up hotkeys through this window.

1. Screen Setup

In the Screen tab, you can:

  • Choose whether to record your full screen, a customized region of your screen, or a specific target window
  • Indicate whether you'll be recording a game
  • Choose your frame rate (from 15 to 120 fps)

screen setup

2. Audio Setup

You can choose whether or not to record audio from both your computer and microphone. Both will be recorded by default, but you can change that by selecting Don't Capture next to either.

democreator audio

3. Camera Setup

You can record from a webcam in addition to recording your screen. In the Camera tab, you can:

  • Choose your camera
  • Choose the resolution you want to record
  • Choose a frame rate for your camera recording

democreator camera mode

4. Advanced Setup

In the Advanced tab you can:

  • Choose where to save your files to
  • Choose different encoder: AVC or FastJPG
  • Set up hotkeys

advanced setup

To Record Screen

Click the Start Capturing button or press F10 on your keyboard to begin recording. If you want to stop the recording, press F10 again.

 to record screen

After clicking the Start Capturing button or pressing F10, DemoCreator will count down 3 seconds before it starts recording your screen.

ready to record

To pause your recording, click the Pause Capturing button or press F9. You can resume recording by pressing F9 again.

The recording will be saved to the specified location and opened in Editor Interface.

Screen Drawing Tool

Open the screen drawing tool in the recorder. There are many functions you can use while recording, Pen, Highlight, Circle, Rectangle, Line, Arrow, and so on. You can quickly write and draw on your recordings.

Press Shift+D to open the screen drawing tool.

 screen drawing tool

 screen drawing tool

Screen Spotlight

Select the spotlight, then choose any area that you want to highlight. Press and hold the left mouse button to operate the spotlight.

Press Shift+S to open the Screen Spotlight.


To Change Recording Area

By default, DemoCreator will record your full screen. To customize your recording area, drag the border to adjust the size of the region and click+drag the red circle to reposition your recording region. You will be able to make precise adjustments to your region size using the magnifier. You can switch back to recording the full screen by pressing Shift+F.

change recording area 

You can also change the size of your recording area through the Recorder window.

 recorder window