How To Record Your Computer Sessions Using AnyDesk

Do you want to record your computer sessions with AnyDesk but have no idea how to get started? We got you covered. In this article, we will guide you on using the Anydesk gratis application to record your computer sessions without any fuss. Without further ado, let’s start:

  1. AnyDesk download and installation

Before you can use the AnyDesk application, you need to install it first on your computer or device. You can download the installer on their official download page, which can be accessed at Once you are on that page, select your device and platform. 

  1. Start the AnyDesk software

Once AnyDesk was successfully downloaded and installed, you need to launch it by clicking on its icon. (Take note that these instructions are for the Windows version of AnyDesk.) Go to “settings”, then click on “recording”. Click on unlock recording session, which allows you to choose between record at the start of every session, or record at a time of your own choosing. In this menu, you can also choose the save path for the output file of the recording.

  1. Starting a session recording

Depending on the setting you have chosen in the settings discussed above, a recording session will be started automatically as your computer boots up, or when you click on the record button on AnyDesk UI. When you are done recording, click on stop recording. Alternatively, you can also pause the recording, allowing it to be resumed at a later time. That’s it, you are now ready to start recording your computer sessions with AnyDesk.

Frequently asked questions about AnyDesk

  1. Is using AnyDesk dangerous? 

AnyDesk is employed legally by a lot of IT specialists all over the world to connect with the devices of their clients wirelessly. This is a great help when solving technical problems that are hard to instruct over the phone, but are easily done by IT experts if they have access to the device. With that said, scammers can use AnyDesk or other applications that serves a similar purpose) to their own gain, either by stealing information stored on your computer, credit card details, and even extort money from the people they scammed.

AnyDesk is not inherently dangerous on its own but it has the potential for abuse because of how powerful it is. With that said, you are safe as long as you exercise caution while using it, and avoid giving sensitive information to people you don’t know (and even people you know).

  1. What are the supported devices

AnyDesk supports a variety of devices used today, from computers to mobile devices. It supports computers running on Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Chrome OS, and more. For mobile devices, it supports Android, Apple iOS, etc. For the full list of devices and platforms supported by AnyDesk, you can visit the official AnyDesk site to find out.

  1. How much does AnyDesk costs?

AnyDesk is free for personal users. For business users, its cost is dependent on how many users will be using it.

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John Willis is a graduate of Developmental Communication from the University of the Philippines. He works for as the editorial manager of the team.