How To Record Video Game Screen In Windows7/8

how to record video game screen in windows

If you want to record your pc game screen? You are in the right place here for the best game screen capture software available on the internet. This software Is very easy to use and it also captures pc screens. This software’s name is Bandicam. With this program, you can record video game screens in windows7/8.


What is Bandicam?

Bandicam makes it possible to record a certain area on a PC screen, or a program that uses DirectX/OpenGL graphic technologies.

Bandicam will help you to record a video game screen with a high compression ratio while keeping the video quality closer to the original work, and providing performance far superior to other programs that provide similar functions.

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Features of bandicam gaming screen recorder

  • VIDEO-RECORDING of games and streaming videos.
  • Improved the recording performance by using a hardware-accelerated H.264 encoder.
  • IMAGE-CAPTURING of games and streaming videos.
  • FRAME RATE control (FPS management).
  • Bandicam can record DirectX/OpenGL programs like Fraps (Fraps Alternative, Better than Fraps®)
  • The recorded file size is much smaller than other software (Bandicam compresses the video when recording)
  • You can upload the recorded file to YouTube without converting (720p/1080p full HD video can be made)
  • You can record over 24 hours without stopping (Auto Complete Recording function can be used)
  • You can record video at resolutions of up to 2560×1600 in high quality
  • You will experience much less lag than with other capture programs (It uses a much lower CPU/GPU/HDD)

How To Set Up Bandicam To Record Game Live Streaming

Take some easy steps to capture your game screen. And save your memories with your friends or upload them on YouTube to make money from your video. Let’s start –

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1. First Open Bandicam and click on the target button to make sure 1st option is checked “Direct/OpenGL window”.


2. Now customized the video setting-click on the video tab.

3. You can see the two fields 1st is the record and 2nd is the format.

Set video Settings

4. In the record field you can customize the recording settings and in the format file, you can set the quality of the video you will receive from bandicam as an output.

5. Now minimized your bandicam and play the game. After the game starts press F12 to start recording.

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I think this will help you to record your game screen. This is very easy to use and very simple. I am also using bandicam to capture my game screen 🙂

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  1. Hi Vishal,
    Excellent post. I am a heavy gamer and looking for a file like this. I would surely give it a try. Hope I would record my NFS game. and enjoy myself watching this.

    Love this post thanks for sharing.

  2. Hey Vishal,

    No doubt that bandicam is great tool to record gaming screen but it add its watermark on the recorded videos.

    I tested it several months back and not sure either it provides any service to remove that awkward watermark. What would you say?

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