There are countless reasons why you might want to record your screen. Some of the most common include creating a screencast for a presentation and live-streaming your desktop across your network.
To start recording, head to Media > Open Capture Device and select Desktop from the drop-down menu.
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Windows Key + Arrow: Windows Snap
Hit Windows + Left Arrow to snap a window to the left side of the screen or Windows + Right Arrow to snap it to the right. If you have more than one screen, you can hit the key combo more than once to move a window from one screen to another and you can snap a different window to each monitor edge, allowing you to have four snapped windows on two displays (or six or a three-display setup). Hitting Windows + Up Arrow maximises a window while Window + Down Arrow minimises it.