How to Download and use Loom app

What is Loom app?

Loom is free screencasting software available via Chrome extension or a desktop app.
You canuse Loom on Mac, Windows, and Chromebooks. Loom allows you to record your
camera and screenwith audio. You can then download your video, embed it on your blog,
or share it via social media or email etc.

You can choose to record with

  1. Loom Chrome Extension
  2. Desktop app
How do you download a loom?

 All you have to do is follow these steps: 

  • Go to the video that you want to download via My Video page
  • To the bottom right of your video select the download button (the one with an arrow ⬇️)
And you will first have to download the video. Once downloaded, then upload it directly to your desired platform.
    How to use loom to record video using Desktop
      To record video using the Loom desktop client:
      1. Open the loom Desktop
      2. Select recording Type
  • Select what you want to record
My main user interface of the client is very clean and easy to understand.
At the top there are three primary recording options:
“Screen + Cam” allows you to record both your screen and your pc/mac camera
at the same time. “Screen only” records only your screen while “Cam Only” records
just your pc/mac camera.

Select the area you want to record on your Screen

Select your camera and microphone sources

Press “Start Recording” to begin your recording session

And all you have to do is press the button and the session will start 

How long can you record on loom?
Although Loom is freely available, you will notice that after you have first signed up,
there will be some limitations. You only have the ability to record individual videos
up to 5 minutes in length and a limited amount of online storage

How do you record on Google Chrome?
Openvid (now found at allows you to record your browser window
and accompanying audio and video as you browse a site in Chrome--here's how:

  1. open Chrome
  2. Install the Openvid Chrome Extension 
  3. Create an account at
  4. Open the website you want to record 
  5. select the openvid extension : it will turn red, You're now recording a video of the site with audio from your michrophone 
  6. Select the circle in the lower left of the browser to turn on your webcam .Now ,you're recording your face from the webcam 
  7. select the openvid extension again .Recording ends . see all of your recorded videos at
Can you upload a video to loom?
The Loom app is an easy-to-use and free screen recording tool you can use on
either a Mac or Windows computers. With the click of a button, you can quickly
record a video of any length. Once you're done, you can download the video
to your computer and then upload the file to YouTube. Easy Peasy

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