Screen recording on an Alienware laptop is a simple process that can be accomplished using a variety of software. This guide will walk you through the steps of using the built-in Xbox Game Bar, a feature that comes with Windows 10, to record your screen.
Before you start, ensure that your Alienware laptop is running on Windows 10. If it's not, you'll need to upgrade your operating system. Once you've confirmed that you're using Windows 10, you can proceed with the following steps.
First, you need to open the Xbox Game Bar. To do this, press the Windows key and the G key on your keyboard at the same time. This will bring up the Xbox Game Bar on your screen. If you're using this feature for the first time, you might see a pop-up asking if you want to open the Game Bar. Click on "Yes, this is a game" to proceed.
Once the Xbox Game Bar is open, you'll see a variety of widgets. Look for the one that says "Capture." This widget has controls for screen recording. If you don't see the Capture widget, click on the Widget Menu, represented by two overlapping squares at the top of the Game Bar, and select "Capture" from the dropdown menu.
To start recording, click on the circular "Start Recording" button in the Capture widget. Alternatively, you can press the Windows key, Alt, and R key on your keyboard at the same time to start recording. Once you start recording, you'll see a small recording bar at the top right of your screen. This bar shows the duration of your recording and has controls to stop the recording or enable microphone recording.
If you want to record audio along with your screen, click on the microphone icon on the recording bar. This will enable microphone recording. To stop recording, click on the square "Stop Recording" button on the recording bar. Alternatively, you can press the Windows key, Alt, and R key on your keyboard at the same time to stop recording.
After you stop recording, a notification will pop up in the bottom right corner of your screen. This notification tells you that your screen recording has been saved. Click on this notification to open the folder where your screen recording has been saved. By default, screen recordings are saved in the "Captures" folder in your "Videos" folder.
In conclusion, screen recording on an Alienware laptop using the Xbox Game Bar is a straightforward process. It's a handy tool for recording gameplay, tutorials, or anything else on your screen. Remember to ensure that your laptop is running on Windows 10 before you start, and familiarize yourself with the controls for starting, stopping, and enabling microphone recording.
Recording.new by Tella
Tella's Recording.new offers a complimentary screen capturing tool. With it, you have the option to capture your screen, webcam, or both simultaneously using your browser. If you're using a Samsung laptop, here's your guide:
Open a new tab and head to recording.new
Grant permission for the tool to use your camera and mic
Select "Share screen" and decide which screen you'd like to capture
Initiate the recording
Once you've captured what you need, hit the stop icon
You'll then land on the video's dedicated page to review and distribute its link
To store, modify, or fetch the video, registration with Tella is required.
For a live demo of Recording.new by Tella, check out the video below.