Screen recording on a Lenovo ThinkPad 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 ThinkPad laptop.
Firstly, it's important to note that Windows 10, the operating system that most Lenovo ThinkPad laptops use, has 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.
Before you start recording, you might want to adjust some settings. Click on the settings button in the Capture widget. Here, you can choose the audio to record, set the maximum length for a recording, and decide whether to record the mouse cursor. Once you've adjusted the settings to your liking, close the settings window.
To start recording, click on the circular record button in the Capture widget. Everything that happens on your screen will now be recorded. To stop recording, open the Game Bar again and click on the square stop button in the Capture widget. The recording will be saved as a video file in your Videos\Captures folder.
If you need more advanced features, you might want to use a third-party screen recording application. There are many options available, but a popular choice is OBS Studio, which is free and open-source. After downloading and installing OBS Studio, you can add a "Display Capture" source to record your entire screen, or a "Window Capture" source to record a specific window. You can then start and stop recording using the controls in the OBS Studio window.
In conclusion, screen recording on a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop can be done easily using either the built-in Xbox Game Bar or a third-party application like OBS Studio. Whether you're recording a tutorial, a presentation, or a problem you're experiencing, these tools can help you capture everything that happens on your screen.
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.