As for a speed painter, one powerful speed paint recorder software that helps you share your art pieces and let people see how you paint will be the stepping stone on your way to becoming a digital artist.

In this post, I will tell you the best speed paint recorder and how you can use it to record your speed painting.

How to Record Speed Paint

The best speed paint recorder – Aiseesoft Screen Recorder

To record your drawing, you can use Aiseesoft Screen Recorder. As one of the best screen recorders on the market, Aiseesoft Screen Recorder is utterly worthy of spending time.

Designed to be professional, you don’t need to worry about the quality of the output since Aiseesoft Screen Recorder supports up-to-lossess recording and you can manually set the frame rate as 60fps as well.

Screen Recorder

Also, it helps protect the purity of your creation.

Case in point: You will never find any watermarks on the output video. Also, you can choose to capture the painting window alone and no other activities on your screen will be involved.

Moreover, being a very considerate program. You can use the keyboard shortcuts to begin, pause and stop a speed paint record.

Now, let’s see how to use Aiseesoft Screen Recorder to record your speed painting.

Step 1 Download the program on your PC

Step 2 Get ready for the recording

Launch the app on your PC and choose Video Recorder on the interface.

On the Video Recorder window, you need to set up a few things.

  • Audio source:

If you want your drawing video to be silent, turn off both System Sound and Microphone options.

Turn on Microphone if you want to add narration. Or turn on System Sound when you want to record the sound playing on your computer.

Of course, you can turn on both as you want.

Output Settings

To modify more settings, click the Output Setting button and open Preferences.

On Preferences, focus on 4 important sections.

  • Recording:

Check the “Hide float bar when recording” option and the app will not display a floating toolbar amid the process.

Tick the “Hide desktop icon when recording” and “Auto hide the system task bar when recording” to avoid privacy leak and protect the unity of your creation.

Recording Settings Mouse Movement

  • Mouse:

On Mouse, you can decide to record the cursor and your mouse clicks or not.

  • Hotkeys:

Here, you can see all the default shortcuts for each function, you can set up new combinations too.

  • Output:

In the Output section, you can see decide the format, quality, video codec as well as d frame rate of the output.

You can set the format as MP4 or WMV that are most commonly used and compatible with Youtube’s video uploading system.

Set your video to High Quality or Lossless when you want an HD video.

Change the frame rate to 60 or 30 fps. The frame rate is the key factor for a smooth video, the higher fps (short for frame rate per second) you set, the smoother video you will have.

Output Files Settings

Finish all these setups, click OK to confirm and apply these settings.

Step 3 Start recording

Now, open the program you use to take a speed painting. Press Ctrl + Alt + S to initiate recording, then start your painting.

Aiseesoft Screen Recorder will record the whole process of your creation and output as a video with target properties.

Tip: If you’re crating a magnificent piece that takes hours to complete, you’re available to pause the process by pressing Ctrl + Alt + R. Take a rest as you wish. Then press again to resume. Don’t worry, the output video will still be smooth and will not have a gap.

Once you complete the speed painting, press Ctrl + Alt + S to stop the recording. A window will pop out and display your video. Preview and trim it, then click Save to choose a destination where you can keep it.

Trim Video Save File

Warm Tips:

Here are some tips for you to make some adjustments to your recordings.

1. Capture the drawing window only

If you’re about to record the window for drawing separately and don’t want other applications to be recorded, you can click Advanced Recorder and choose Lock and record window.

Lock And Record Window

Then, you can choose a certain window to record, other windows will not be recorded including the desktop. Click Record to start.

Speed Paint Window Capture

2. Made a mistake while drawing

If unfortunately, you made a mistake during the process, you don’t have to start over.

You need to end the current recording and clip off those frames that have the mistake so that you have a video clip that runs well.

Then, on your speed painting window, erase the mistake. And press Ctrl + Alt + S to continue recording the rest. When the process is done, save the recording and merge the 2 clips into one that is smooth and correct.

3. Modify your video with a professional video editing tool

You can do some extra editings on the footage file as well.

For instance, you can accelerate a long video and combine clips into one perfect video, or you can make your video more appealing by adding some background music, transitions, etc.

Windows Movie Maker

Try iMovie if you’re a Mac user. Apply to Movie Maker if you’re running a Windows machine.

4. Insert a webcam to your computer and record hand movement

If you want to record your hand movement, insert a webcam into your computer and turn on the Webcam option on Video Recorder. The program will trigger a small window to display the webcam image.

Once you start recording, the image and your speed paint will both be recorded.

Turn On Webcam


Now, you should have understood what it takes to become a digital artist, right? You can start the first step of your career by now, just download a program for recording. Then, start your creation, edit the file and post it. Hopefully, you can have your dream come true and become a famous online painter.