macOS Computer: Typing or Pressing keys on the keyboard will Start or Pause the Recording.
If you are a Mac OS user (MacBook, iMac, MacMini), and are experiencing issues when using the keyboard during your recordings (the Screencast-O-Matic Recorder Start, Pause, Zoom), please try the steps below to troubleshoot.
1. Click the
Apple Icon in the top left corner of the Desktop, then select ''
2. Open the ''
Security & Privacy'' preferences.
3. Select the ''Privacy'' Tab, then click on the ''Accessibility'' tab on the left. Please, un-check both the ''Screencast-O-Matic Launcher'' and ''SOM Process Helper'' options shown in the screenshot below:
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