Archive for July 7, 2016

Creating a screen recording of a second display with Apple’s QuickTime Player

July 7, 2016 5 comments

One of the features of Apple’s QuickTime is that it allows a video recording to be made of your screen. This allows whatever you’re doing on the screen to be captured in a video and played back later.

To use QuickTime Player on OS X El Capitan to make a screen recording, use the procedure described below:

1. Launch QuickTime Player

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2. In the File menu, select New Screen Recording.

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3. In the Screen Recording window, click on the arrow drop-down menu and select the desired options.

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4. Set up the conditions that you want to capture then click the Record button.

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5. Select the desired option for recording either a portion of the screen, or the whole screen.

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6. When you’re ready to stop recording, click the Stop button in the menubar.

Note: You can also press Command-Control-Escape on the keyboard to stop the recording.

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By default, this procedure will work to record your Mac’s primary display but you can also use it to record an alternate display. For more details, see below the jump.

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Slides from the “OS X Security – Defense in Depth” Session at X World 2016

July 7, 2016 Leave a comment

For those who wanted a copy of my security talk at X World 2016, here are links to the slides in PDF and Keynote format.


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