Features & functionality

How to use Bird Eats Bug’s keyboard shortcuts

Last updated on
August 4, 2022

When recording a session using the Bird extension, you can control your recording with these handy keyboard shortcuts.

You can copy and page this URL chrome://extensions/shortcuts to your browser to open the settings page.

Note: you might have to define your own shortcuts manually.

  • Replay last action: Alt + Shift + R‍
  • Record video with last settings (tab or screen recording with cam/mic):Alt + Shift + V
  • Repeating video shortcuts while a video recording is active will pause/resume, or stop the video recording, depending on whether the video recording pause toolbar is shown (find the toolbar setting chrome-extension:\\mdplmiioglkpgkdblijgilgebpppgblm/options.html). In the case you get an error page, please refresh your browser.
  • Global shortcut to record full screen or window:  Ctrl +Shift + 9
  • When Bird Eats Bug is running on your browser, this shortcut will always trigger Bird to start recording your screen or window even when the browser in which your Bird extension is running is not in focus.
  • Take a screenshot: Alt + Shift + S
  • You also can use the shortcut to take screenshots while doing a video recording on a tab.

  • Replay last action:   ⌥ + ⇧ + R
  • Record video with latest settings:   ⌥ + ⇧ + V
  • Repeating video shortcuts while a video recording is active will pause/resume, or stop the video recording, depending on whether the video recording pause toolbar is shown (find the toolbar setting chrome-extension:\\mdplmiioglkpgkdblijgilgebpppgblm/options.html). In the case you get an error page, please refresh your browser.
  • Global shortcut to record full screen or window:  ⇧ + ⌘ + 9
  • When Bird Eats Bug is running on your browser, this shortcut will always trigger Bird to start recording your screen even when the browser in which your Bird extension is running is not in focus.
  • Take a screenshot:  ⌥ + ⇧ + S
  • You also can use the shortcut to take screenshots while doing a video recording on a tab.

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