What is a Facecam and Why Do You Need it?
What is a facecam? If you are a gamer, you must have seen many let's play videos or tutorial videos in which the YouTubers often put their own faces with a frame in the corner of the screen. This is facecam. These kinds of video usually include audio narration. A facecam is also needed in an online lecture, with a PowerPoint presentation.
Videos with facecam usually attract more followers since showing YouTubers' faces can increase interaction with the audience and make the video more plausible.
If you want to know the way to record your face while recording the screen of a video game, you just need a useful Facecam recorder which can record your face and screen at the same time so that much of your troubles can be saved!
Record Screen/Gameplay with Facecam (and Audio)
FonePaw Screen Recorder is a facecam recorder that records your face and screen at the same time or just records one of the two only. It is powerful and versatile: Record your narration via microphone while recording facecam/screen or doing it the same time.
Record audio from system and volume control is available during recording.
Customize the facecam area, frame rates, transparency, brightness, contrast, etc.
Screenshot your facecam. Draw or add texts, arrows to the recording/screenshot.
Save your videos in MP4, WMV, MOV, F4V, AVI, TS, GIF…so that you can upload them to most social media including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more.
Download it now and have a free trial!
Record facecam video
If you want to record your face with facecam only, follow the steps.
Step 1 Open Video Recorder.
Step 2 In the webcam column (webcam icon), click the arrow down button next to the icon and select a webcam. In this menu, you can click Manage to preview your webcam and adjust its resolution, position, transparency and more. Click OK to save the adjustment and go back.
Step 3 Toggle on the button of the webcam to activate facecam. Enable System Sound and Microphone if you need it. When you are ready, click the REC button at the right-hand side to start the recording.
Step 4 During the recording, you can volume up or down your voice or the system audio to adjust the background music. Click Stop to end the recording. If you need it to automatically stop recording, click the button with the clock icon and set up the duration of the facecam videos.
Now you can preview your facecam video then share it to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo and more in one click.
Record screen with facecam and audio
FonePaw Screen Recorder can also record your computer screen with facecam on it. Download, install and then open FonePaw Screen Recorder.
Go to Video Recorder and adjust the settings and your preference as mentioned before.
Now turn on the Display button to record computer screen as well.
Click the REC button to start and click stop to end the recording.
Isn't it easy? Not only you can record your face and screen at the same time but also you can share it to social media in one click.
Screen Recorder with Facecam for iOS/Android?
If you play mobile games, you may want to record facecam video on your phone, that is to say, to record both your face and the gameplay in the video. Unfortunately, there is no screen recorder with facecam for mobile phone right now. Now there is no Android or iPhone app powerful enough to do it.
Fortunately, you can still make the same let's play video with facecam on your phone in two ways:
1. Project the phone screen onto your computer, then use the FonePaw Screen Recorder to simultaneously record your phone's screen and facecam.
2. As shown in some YouTube videos, you can use two mobile phones, one to record your face with its front camera, and the other to record the gameplay. Then the two videos can be combined with video editing software such as iMovie.
All the above are the three solutions to record facecam, or say, record your face and screen at the same time to make let's play video and more.
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