Screen recording on a Windows 10 laptop can be a useful tool for a variety of reasons. Whether you're creating a tutorial, capturing gameplay, or recording a video call, the ability to record your screen can be invaluable. Fortunately, Windows 10 comes with a built-in feature that allows you to do just that. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to screen record on a Windows 10 laptop.
Before you start, it's important to note that the built-in screen recording feature in Windows 10 is part of the Xbox Game Bar. This feature was originally designed for recording gameplay, but it can be used to record any activity on your screen. To access the Xbox Game Bar, press the Windows key + G on your keyboard. This will bring up the Game Bar interface.
Once the Xbox Game Bar is open, you'll see a variety of widgets. The one you're interested in is the Capture widget. If you don't see it, click on the Widget Menu (the icon that looks like two overlapping squares) and select Capture from the list. The Capture widget includes controls for screen recording, including Start Recording, Record Last 30 Seconds, Turn Mic On/Off, and Capture Settings.
To start recording, simply click on the Start Recording button (or press Windows key + Alt + R). You'll see a small recording timer appear at the top right of your screen. This timer will continue to run as long as you're recording. If you want to record your own voice or the audio from your computer, make sure to turn on the microphone by clicking on the Turn Mic On/Off button.
While recording, you can use your computer as you normally would. The screen recording feature will capture everything that happens on your screen. When you're done recording, you can stop the recording by clicking on the Stop Recording button (or pressing Windows key + Alt + R again). The recording will be automatically saved as a video file in your Videos > Captures folder.
If you want to change the settings for your screen recordings, you can do so in the Capture Settings. Here, you can adjust the audio quality, video frame rate, video quality, and more. You can also choose whether or not to record your mouse cursor.
In conclusion, screen recording on a Windows 10 laptop is a straightforward process thanks to the built-in Xbox Game Bar. With just a few clicks, you can start recording your screen and save the recording as a video file. Whether you're creating a tutorial, capturing gameplay, or recording a video call, the screen recording feature in Windows 10 is a handy tool to have at your disposal.
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.