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Recording Settings

Configures the recording behaviour of Charles.

Recording Size Limits

When Charles records, request and response headers and bodies are stored in memory, or written to temporary files on disk. Sometimes the amount of data in memory can become too much and Charles will notify you and stop recording. In this case you should clear the Charles session to free the memory, and then start recording again. In the Recording Settings you can limit the maximum size that Charles will record; this doesn’t affect your browser at all, Charles will just stop recording. This protects you from Charles recording full movie downloads!


A list of locations to ignore when recording. You can also add to this list using the contextual menu on the host name in the Structure view.