Free screen recorder
Loom is a free screen recorder for Mac, Windows, Chrome, iOS, and Android. It’s quick to install, easy to use, and loved by millions around the world.
Loom makes screen recording simple
Get started easily. Share video instantly.
Capture your screen and more
Record your screen, webcam, or both at the same time. Record content in any application, on any device and use Loom’s editing features to make your video fun and engaging. It’s never been easier to start a video recording to make high-quality tutorials, walkthroughs, or demos. Loom is the best free screen recorder for anyone looking to cut down on meetings.
Share video anywhere, instantly
The moment you finish screen recording, your sharable video link is ready. As soon as you hit stop, the link will be copied to your clipboard so you can share, embed, or link your video easily.
Edit your video in your browser or in the Loom app. Quickly trim content, remove ums and uhs, or add buttons to link out to additional resources. Loom’s video editor makes it easy to shorten clips or add new ones. You can even stitch multiple Looms together into one super Loom.
Make feedback fun
After you share your video, viewers can leave emoji reactions and time-stamped comments to respond to a specific moment in your video. Loom’s screen recording software makes recording and responding to comments fun and engaging.
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All the features you need and more
- Video downloads
- Instant video editing
- High-definition screen capture up to 4K
- Record system/internal audio
- Custom recording dimensions
- Drawing tool & mouse emphasis
- Closed captions
- Embed your videos
Ways to Use Loom
Loom helps you get your message across quickly and clearly whether you’re sharing an update with your team, documenting a bug, or demoing an app.
- Communicate effortlessly
Video recordings help capture your tone, your screen, and your message clearly with critical context that’s difficult to convey with words alone.
- Give clear feedback faster
Deliver feedback in high fidelity. Use screen and camera recording to document your message, add annotations, and link out to helpful resources.
- Replace meetings with a message
Use async video messaging to keep your team on the same page, without adding another meeting to the calendar. Save everyone time by using the leading screen recording software.
Mobile Screen Recording Apps
How to record your screen with Loom?
How to screen record using the Loom Chrome extension
- 1. Open the Loom Chrome extension
Install the Loom Chrome extension here. Please keep in mind the Loom Chrome extension does not have the draw tool, virtual backgrounds, or HD recording. Those features are only available on the Loom desktop app.
- 2. Choose what to capture
Select “Screen Only” to record just your screen, or “Screen and Camera” to record your screen and camera.
- 3. Start recording
Once you’re set, click “Start Recording”. After a 3 second countdown, your recording will begin.
- 4. Stop recording
To end the recording, click the square red button on the menu in the lower-left corner of your screen.
- 5. Edit and share
A link to your video will be copied to your clipboard and your video will open in your browser where you can view, edit, and share. Learn more about recording with the Loom Chrome extension.
How to screen record using the Loom for Android app?
- 1. Open the Loom app
Once you’re in the app, click the Loom icon in the lower-right hand corner of the screen.
- 2. Choose what you want to capture
Select “Screen” to record just your screen, or “Screen + Cam” to record your screen and camera.
- 3. Grant app permissions
You'll be prompted to grant permissions to record audio and video, display over other apps, and screen cast. You will need to grant them all before starting either type of recording.
- 4. Start recording
After a 3 second countdown, your recording will begin. You can see your recording progress in your Notifications.
- 5. Stop recording
Hit the red stop button in your Notifications to end the recording.
- 6. Edit and share
Once you're done recording, you can add a title to your video and choose how you want to share it. Learn more about recording with Loom for Android.
How to screen record using the Loom for iOS app?
- 1. Open the Loom app
Tap the Loom icon in the bottom menu bar. Choose “Screen” then “Record screen”. If you want to capture audio make sure that the microphone is on.
- 2. Start recording
Tap “Start Broadcast” to start your screen recording. The red bar at the top of your screen indicates that you're recording.
- 3. Stop recording
To end your recording, tap the red bar at the top of your screen or return to the app and click “stop recording”. You'll be prompted to confirm that you want to stop recording.
- 4. Edit and share
Once you finish recording, you’ll be taken to a preview of your video where you can edit the title and copy the link to share. Open your “Videos” tab to see it. Learn more about recording with Loom for iOS.