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How to Record iPad Screen?

Written by Kaylee Wood | Last update: October 10, 2020 | 5 Min Read

As long as you know how to screen record iPad, you can do following things very easily.

Making a video tutorial: How to perform a task, how to use an app, or how to play a game on iPad can be explained in a visual way.

Record live streaming: No matter you are enjoying a live concert or broadcast, watching a movie or TV show, or just having a net class or online meeting, you can use iPad screen recording function to capture whatever you want to save on iPad.

Create a demonstration video: Making a preview video to showing off your new app to increase downloads, or showing off anything on your iPad you want to show to others by creating a demonstration video.

Now that you are in dire need of recording iPad screen, the below four ways will help you out.

Desktop iPad Screen Recorder Software Download Free

If your iPad is shipped with OS earlier than iOS 11 or iPadOS, there is no native iPad screen recording function available. So, 5KPlayer is suggested to help mirror iPad screen to computer wirelessly and then record iPad screen flawlessly. See how to record iPad screen via 5KPlayer >>

iPad Screen Recorder Software

Method 4. Screen Recording iPad/iPhone on Mac/Windows via 5KPlayer – Wireless Way

Like QuickTime Player, 5KPlayer is also a media player which supports iPad/iPhone screen recording. Through AirPlay protocol in both iPad/iPhone and 5KPlayer, 5KPlayer can receive screen mirroring from iPad/iPhone and then record the screen. Unlike QuickTime, it is a wireless way that there is no cable to tie you down.

Step 1. Free download 5KPlayer on your Mac or PC, install and launch it.
Step 2. Click on the "DLNA AirPlay" icon on the main UI of 5KPlayer to access the Settings window to turn on 5KPlayer's AirPlay option. Then, go back to the main UI.

Turn on 5KPlayer AirPlay

Step 3. Connect your iPad and your computer to the same WiFi network.

Step 4. Swipe up from the bottom of any screen if you have an iOS 11 iPad, or swipe down from the upper-right corner of the screen if you have an iPad with iOS 12 or iPadOS. Tap Screen Mirroring and then choose 5KPlayer to connect from the list.

iPhone Screen Mirroring

Step 5. Now, you can see your iPad screen has been cast to your computer. Just hit the red circle on your computer to start recording and click the icon again to stop. The recorded video will show in "AirRecord" playlist in the Library of 5KPlayer.

Screen Record iOS via 5KPlayer

Cons of this way:
* Need installation.
* Need WiFi.

BTW, you can also edit your recorded video to keep the good and trim out the bad by playing the video via 5KPlayer and then click the "scissors" icon to start.

As an AirPlay-enabled 4K video player, 5KPlayer has improved its AirPlay feature to help you stream contents from iPhone iPad to Mac/PC wirelessly, smoothly and with no quality loss. You can stream videos and music, play iOS games, and display photos, presentations, apps and files easily. Also, screen recording them in case needed.

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