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Online webcam recorder

Record video instantly in your browser to share, compress or edit.

Clipchamp is used all around the world


Cut to the chase, and start recording right now

Recording straight from your browser means you no longer have to worry about uploading content from your phone or camera to your desktop. It’s lightning fast, completely private and you can start sharing, compressing or editing the webcam recording much sooner.

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How it works


Hit ‘start recording’ in Clipchamp Utilities and your webcam will start filming.


When you’ve finished recording, click ‘done’.


The video will process and give you a few basic editing options, which you can use or skip.


Finally, you can upload to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo or Google Drive, or save to your computer.

More features than you can poke a stick at

Internal camera & microphone

Our recorder works with your computer’s built-in webcam and mic. If there’s more than one available, you can choose your preferred one before starting a recording.

Video editing options

We included a few video editing tools directly in the webcam recorder. Edit after finishing a recording, after saving the original or skip editing altogether.

Recording resolutions

You can record videos at a resolution of 360p, 480p, 720p or 1080p. Most webcams have a maximum resolution of 720p, therefore 1080p is possible when your webcam supports it.

Privacy protection

Clipchamp never has access to your videos unlike any other online provider. Webcam recordings always stay on your computer unless you make use of one of our integrated upload options.

USB webcam & external microphone

You can select an external camera and/or mic as the source/s for your video and audio input. This works with USB webcams that have mics built-in as well as standalone microphones.

Chromebook friendly

Our online recorder works in-browser for Mac, Linux, Windows and Chromebooks. It’s the video tool of choice for thousands of schools around the world that use Chromebooks in their classrooms.

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I record a video with Clipchamp?

    Click on ‘record a video now’ on this page, sign up to a free account and start recording.

  • How do I enable my laptop's webcam for the Clipchamp recorder?

    The first time you use the video recorder, a notification will pop up in the top left corner of your screen asking you to allow Clipchamp to use your camera and microphone. Select ‘allow’ and you’re done!

  • How do I save my webcam recording?

    Once recording and processing has been completed, you will be provided an option to save directly to your computer.

More than 7 million users take videos online with Clipchamp's free camera recorder

We’ve been developing unique, proprietary technology to bring video to the internet since 2014. In this short time our innovative compression approach, in-built privacy, and browser-based video converter and recorder have served millions of people worldwide.

Don't just take our word for it, see what our users are saying

Clipchamp User

With this being my first time ever using or trying to use a video recorder I thought for sure I was going to get stressed out and give up. Fortunately this wonderful app made it so easy, it did all the work for me.

Clipchamp User

A super convenient way to record video and upload to YouTube. Great for what I need.

Clipchamp User

Love this app. I've been waiting for something like this for my YouTube channel. If you need an app to record with on your computer then use this

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The recorder is part of our Utilities pack. Sign up for a free account now.