Screen recording on a Lenovo Ideapad laptop is a simple process that can be accomplished using either built-in tools or third-party applications. This guide will walk you through the steps to screen record on your Lenovo Ideapad laptop using both methods.
Firstly, let's discuss the built-in method. Windows 10, which is the operating system most commonly used on Lenovo Ideapad laptops, comes with a built-in screen recording tool known as the Xbox Game Bar. This tool was initially designed for recording gameplay, but it can also be used to record other activities on your screen.
To use the Xbox Game Bar, press the Windows key + G on your keyboard. This will open the Xbox Game Bar. If you're using it for the first time, you might need to click on the checkbox that says "Yes, this is a game" even if you're not recording a game. Once the Game Bar is open, you'll see a series of widgets. One of these is the Capture widget, which includes controls for screen recording.
Click on the Start Recording button (or press Windows key + Alt + R) to start recording your screen. The recording will continue until you click the Stop Recording button, close the Game Bar, or shut down your computer. The recorded video will be saved in the Videos > Captures folder on your computer.
If you want more advanced features, you might prefer to use a third-party screen recording application. There are many such applications available, but one of the most popular is OBS Studio, which is free and open-source.
To use OBS Studio, you'll first need to download and install it from the OBS Studio website. Once it's installed, open the application and click on the "+" button in the Sources box. Select Display Capture, then click OK. You can then adjust the settings as needed, including choosing which screen to record if you have multiple monitors.
To start recording, click on the Start Recording button in the lower-right corner of the OBS Studio window. To stop recording, click on the Stop Recording button. The recorded video will be saved in the location specified in the Settings > Output > Recording Path.
In conclusion, screen recording on a Lenovo Ideapad laptop can be done easily either using the built-in Xbox Game Bar or a third-party application like OBS Studio. Both methods have their own advantages: the Xbox Game Bar is simple and convenient, while OBS Studio offers more advanced features. Choose the one that best suits your needs.
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.