record video gameplay

Hi guys! I will like to show you how to record video gameplay on your windows pc.

There are many channels on youtube that post only videos of games they played and they have thousands to millions of views and they are being paid to do just that. Be it a pro gamer who likes to show people tricks in doing some moves or an amateur who just wants to have fun you can also record your own gameplays and maybe make money on youtube too but that is a topic for another day

With the newest consoles, you can easily record without any additional software or hardware. If you play on a computer, there are free programs you can use to record your gameplay. If you’re using an older console and don’t have access to a capture card, you can use a video camera or smartphone to record your gameplay.

Guide on How to Record video gameplay on your Windows PC using the built-in Game Capturing Program on Windows10.  

If you have Windows 10 installed on your PC then most likely you may not need third-party software to record video gameplay, because Windows 10 comes with a Game Recording application.

All you have to do is Launch the Game capturing app while playing games by pressing Windows/Home button + G and click on the record button to start recording.

windows game capturing tool

But the above method works for High-end PC users with a very good graphics card.

If you use a Budget PC then you will need to use third-party software because you will get the following response, “Sorry this PC doesn’t meet the minimum requirements for recording clips……” Then you will need to install the App recommended below to be to record video gameplay on your PC and be sure to set the recording quality to minimum or close to a minimum to avoid a decrease in the gaming experience.

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The third-party software I recommend for this is ApowerREC

record video gameplay

ApowerRec is a screen recording program for windows, mac, IOS, and Android that does the following.
Record Screen: Record screen activities on your display.
Record Webcam: Record webcam only or record webcam with the screen.
Record Audio: Record system sound and microphone.
Add Annotation: Add texts, lines, arrows and other real-time editing works.
Edit Video: Trim video length, add a watermark, and other advanced editing.

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Advanced Features of ApowerREC 

Task Recording: Create scheduled recording tasks to record PC screen or webcam at a specific time automatically, setting the start and stop recording time as you want.

Zoom Recording: Zoom in on a certain part of the area during screen recording by using default shortcut key F10, enlarging the recording content you want to show specifically.

Locked Windows Recording:
Record a specific window or program exclusively and the recording process won’t be interrupted even when you are using other programs.

Spotlight Recording
Emphasize certain parts of the recorded screen by using default shortcut key F4, highlighting the screen recording details.

Uses of ApowerREC

Business & Work
Make a demonstration video for your app or capture a web conference for backup and later review. Voice commentary and webcam are also supported to be included in the recording.

Teaching & Studying
Record online courses for e-learning and add extra annotations to it for better illustration. And this video recording software helps to make your video presentation more vivid as well.

Record your finest gaming moments smoothly with HD quality, take screenshots of certain segments, and share these awesome gameplay experiences with others.

Click on this Link to download ApowerREC software from their official website

After downloading the ApowerREC from the given link, install the app, and launch it.
By default, F7 is the hotkey used in starting/stopping recording

Your game will begin recording on your computer. Depending on your quality settings, you may or may not notice a decrease in the game’s performance once you start recording. Obviously High-quality recordings may decrease gaming performance and will start to take up a lot of space on the computer.

Note: The trial version limits you to a recording of a 3GB file size.
Remember the ApowerREC app is not just for gameplay recording it can be used to do much more. I will leave that to you to explore.

Thanks for stopping by. Remember sharing is caring.
If you have any questions kindly use the comments section and I will get back to you ASAP.


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