How can I record on my second monitor?

How can I record on my second monitor?

The Screencast-O-Matic recorder allows you record on any monitor connected to your computer.

Record on any monitor

  1. Log into your Screencast-O-Matic account.
  2. Click  to launch the screen recorder.
  3. Click the anchor icon () in the middle of the recording area.
  4. Drag and drop the recording area to the screen you want to record.


Note: If you are switched to "Fullscreen" mode, drag the control to the monitor you want to capture fullscreen.

Tip: If you are unable to move the Recorder frame to the other monitor, please try re-sizing the screen recorder (or select the lowest size option on the recorder) and then try again to drag it over. 

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