Smart Ways to Record iPad Pro Screen

Last updated on December 23, 2016 by

iPad Pro is the a new tablet developed by Apple in 2015. It has a number of new features like the first iPad to include 4 GB RAM, four stereo speakers on both the top and bottom of the iOS device, a smart connector for a keyboard and a big 12.9-inch screen with 2732X2048 retina display. In using this device, some of you may wonder how to record iPad Pro screen? Recording on such a device allows you to keep your entertaining or working activities as videos, such as playing games, watching movies, making video chats, having video conferences, etc. And you can use those videos for later reviewing or sending them to others. Check this article and learn how to do it in several ways.

I. Recommended way to Capture Screen

II. Alternative Way to Grab Screen

I. Use Powerful Tools to Record

1. Apowersoft iPhone/iPad Recorder

iPad Pro screen recorderThis application takes advantage of the AirPlay tech and mirrors your iPad Pro screen to the PC/Mac along with the iOS device’s sound. Then, you will have a better visual experience of your iPad Pro. In addition to mirroring, it also provides functions of screen recording and taking screenshot. For screen recording, you’re entitled to customizing the video format (MP4, WMV, AVI, GIF, etc.), quality (high, standard and low), resolution (720p and 1080p) and audio input (system sound/microphone). This tool also allows you to choose the output directory for saving the screencasts and screenshots.

main interface

Here are the detailed steps of using it to record iPad Pro screen.

  • First of all, download and install this application on your PC/Mac.


  • Open it and set your computer and your iPad Pro under the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Swipe up from the bottom of the iPad Pro screen to open the Control Center, and then, tap on the “AirPlay” button.
  • After that, your will see your computer name on the AirPlay list. Just tap on it and turn on the “Mirroring” option. Then, you iPad Pro screen will be immediately projected to the computer. And the audio will also be synced.
  • Click the red record button on the top left of the projected screen to start recording iPad Pro.
  • Hit the red stop button to finish recording. A new window will pop up with recorded video in it.

how to record iPad Pro screen

This iPad Pro screen recorder requires no jailbreak and is able to seamlessly record your iPad Pro. It’s definitely the best choice for you.

2. Reflector

ReflectorReflector is another tool for you to mirror and record iOS device screen. It also adopts the AirPlay service and mirrors the iPad Pro screen to computer wirelessly. If it’s the first time you use it, you will get 7-day free trial. After that, you have to pay $14.99 for it. One problem is that, sometimes, it is really slow in detecting your iDevice.

II. Use Recording app to Capture

ShouShou is able to record screen directly on the iPad Pro. It also allows you to save the recorded videos to the “Videos” under the “Photos” app. This way is indeed convenient, but one thing you should note is that this app is not available in the official iOS App store, but in Emu4iOS store instead. So to use this app, you have to install that Store first on your iPad Pro and then install this recorder from there.

You can follow the steps below to learn more details of using it.

  • Install Emu4iOS Store on your iPad Pro, open it and tap on “Trust”.
  • Search Shou in the store and install it. Open this app and create an account before you record screen on iPad Pro with it.
  • Then, tap on the “Start Recording” button. You will see a red Shou banner on the top of your iOS device screen, which represents that the recording is ongoing.
  • To finish recording, you can tap on the red banner or go to Shou and choose “Stop Recording”. The video will be saved in MP4 format in this app’s “Recordings” list.

record iPad with Shou


Generally speaking, Shou is feasible and straightforward. But it’s not from the official App Store, which might disturb you a little bit. If you want a safe screen recorder for iPad Pro, you’d better choose Apowersoft iPhone/iPad Recorder. It’s 100% safe and allows you to mirror the iPad Pro screen to computer so that you will get a better visual experience for gameplays, movies and online conferences. What’s more, the video recorded can be shared instantly on your computer. Enjoy it now by clicking the download button below.


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Posted by on March 18, 2016toHelp and Resources.Last updated on December 23, 2016

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