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How to create a screen and audio recording of your Serato Studio session

You can record both video and audio from your Serato Studio session to share on your choice of social media platforms using third-party software. We've broken down how to do this in an easy to follow, step-by-step guide for both Mac and Windows PC.

If you're using a Mac

1.) Download the free third-party application 'LoopBack' here:

2.) Locate the download in your Downloads folder, double-click on the file to un-zip it.


3.) Open Loopback - by default you will see ‘Pass-Thru’ as the source, and ‘Channels 1 & 2’ as the output. All you need to do is click the dropdown arrow under ‘monitors’ and add either your built-in internal speakers or an external sound card depending on what you are using to listen to audio.


4.) Close LoopBack application - this doesn’t need to be open during the recording.

5.) In Serato Studio, open the Setup window using the cog wheel in the top right corner, click on the Audio tab and change the Audio Output setting to ‘LoopBack’.


6.) Open Quicktime and from the File menu dropdown select "New Screen Recording".

7.) In Quicktime, change the audio recording input to Loopback from the dropdown next to the record button. Click the record button to start recording, then start the playback of your session.

8.) Once you are done recording, stop playback of your Serato Studio session. Click the stop button from the menu bar icon along the top right of your screen to stop the Quicktime recording, and save your recording - by default the file will save to your computer's desktop.

If you wish to record your screen and audio again from Serato Studio, just repeat the last four steps of the above.

NOTE: When you’re finished recording change Studio’s output back to 'Built-in Output' or your sound card.

If you're using a Windows PC

1.) Download the free third-party application 'ApowerREC' from the Apowersoft website here:

2.) Locate the download in your default downloads folder, then install the application by double-clicking the .exe file.

3.) Open the application from the shortcut on your desktop, ensure that "System Sound" is selected as the recording input from the dropdown next to the speaker icon, if you’re using a sound card, then ensure this is selected instead.


4.) From there, record your screen and audio from Serato Studio using the REC button in ApowerREC.

If you wish to record your screen and audio again from Serato Studio just re-open the ApowerREC application and repeat the same steps  again.

If you have any trouble with these steps, please open a help request here.