- You must be using the Google Chrome browser to install and use Screencastify. Here's an article walking you through installation of the Chrome browser on your device
- For Macs running Catalina, you'll have to go through one extra step - enabling screen recordings in your system settings. You will need to do that by following the steps here (Failed to Start Recording on MacOS Catalina)😁
Here's a handy PDF walking you through the steps of installing the record extension! This is a great resource to send along to your teachers or students to get them started 🥳
Install Record from our website
From our homepage click the blue "Add to Chrome" button under 'Video for everyone'. You'll immediately be taken to the Chrome Web Store.
Once here, follow the steps below 🥳
Install Record from the Chrome Web Store
From the Chrome Web Store, click the blue "Add to Chrome". You'll see a confirmation box confirming that you want to install the extension. Click "Add extension". Screencastify will then begin downloading.
Install Record from your Screencastify Dashboard
From your Screencastify Dashboard, you can click on "Record" to install the Screencastify extension.
After Record is installed
Once the Record extension is finished installing, our arrow icon ( ) will appear in the top right-hand corner of your browser. Click the icon to get started.
Note: If you've installed the extension but the arrow icon is not appearing, please see: I can't find the Screencastify extension.
Prefer to see this all in a video? We're partial to video, too! 😁 Check out the whole process on the Screencastify Help YouTube page:
What's Next? 🧐
It's time to: