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How To Make Video Lectures From Laptop In Just Under 5 min -[Free Tool]

In this post, I will show you how to make video lectures for free using a video recording tool called Loom. 

Even if you are a total beginner, by the end of this post, you will become confident to record your own videos. 

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Here is what we will cover in this blog article: 

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How to make video lectures using Loom

Loom is a video recording tool that lets you record your laptop screen and make high quality HD presentations to your students.

Just check this video out to get an idea. 

They have the free and paid version. But for beginners, you can opt for the free version. 

Signup For a Free Account On Loom

First, let us go to and sign in for a free account. 

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Now login with your google account or some other mail account

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Signup with your gmail and answer a few questions from loom. 

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Install Loom Desktop App & Chrome Extension

Loom gives you a desktop app and also a chrome extension. Install both and click continue.

Likewise install the desktop app as well. 

Once you click continue, you will reach this folder. Click New video to start recording. 

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Give the required permissions to record your video

Click here to start recording your video. 

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Position your webcam to the left or top or right according to your preference. 

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To record without a webcam, select the screen only option. 

Open the presentation you want to give your students in your desktop.

Now simply start recording with loom to create the video for your online course. You can find and download your video in the Loom folder. 

You can download the video and upload it in your online academy.

So, now you have learnt how to make a video lectures using Loom.

Pretty easy wasn’t it? You can keep recording videos as many times as you want. 

Use Loom’s free plans to create videos for your courses easily.  

The best part is that you can get HD videos from Loom and easily create courses.

You can even share this video on FB or share it as an embed code or link as shown 

There are other free tools like OBS that lets you record and stream live classes for free. 

More about it later. Right now, go ahead and create your own video courses. 

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About Vaishak

Vaishak S is a Content Architect at Learnyst. He creates content to help hundreds of Educators to create and sell their online courses. He has 3+ years of experience working in the E-Learning industry.

4 thoughts on “How To Make Video Lectures From Laptop In Just Under 5 min -[Free Tool]”

  1. thanks Vaishak for this amazing post! Loom is indeed an amazing tool when it comes to creating video lectures and tutorials. In fact, I am using this tool together with and Icecream Screen Recorder whenever I create my own video lectures. I love that you gave a nice tutorial about it. I hope you can also write a review and tutorial about the other tools that I mentioned. I would love to see your insights about them. Thanks a lot!

    1. Thanks a lot for taking time to share your comments. Glad you found this tutorial useful. and icecream screen recorder is new to me. I will definetly write a review on these tools.
      Btw, since you are screen recording, have you checked our latest YT video on how to create beautiful course slides? Do check it out, it might be useful to you. Thanks again for your comments. 🙂

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