Screen recording on a Windows 11 laptop can be a useful tool for a variety of reasons. Whether you're creating a tutorial, capturing gameplay, or recording a problem for troubleshooting, knowing how to screen record can come in handy. This guide will walk you through the process of screen recording on a Windows 11 laptop.
Before you start, it's important to note that Windows 11 comes with a built-in screen recording tool called Xbox Game Bar. This tool was originally designed for gamers, but it can be used to record any activity on your screen. You don't need to download any additional software to use this tool.
To start, you need to open the Xbox Game Bar. You can do this by pressing the Windows key + G on your keyboard. This will bring up the Xbox Game Bar overlay on your screen. If you're using this tool for the first time, you might need to click on the 'Enable Gaming Features' option to activate the screen recording feature.
Once the Xbox Game Bar is open, you'll see a variety of widgets. The one you're interested in is the 'Capture' widget. This widget has controls for screen recording. If you don't see the Capture widget, you can add it by clicking on the Widget menu (the icon that looks like four squares) and then selecting 'Capture'.
In the Capture widget, you'll see a circular 'Record' button. Clicking this button will start the screen recording. Everything that happens on your screen will be recorded, including mouse movements and any audio that's playing. If you want to record your own voice, make sure your microphone is turned on and selected in the Capture widget.
While recording, you can use the controls in the Capture widget to pause or stop the recording. When you stop the recording, a notification will appear to let you know that the recording has been saved. By default, screen recordings are saved in the 'Captures' folder in your Videos library.
If you want to change the settings for screen recording, such as the maximum recording length or the audio quality, you can do this in the Windows Settings app. Go to 'Gaming' > 'Captures' to find these settings.
In conclusion, screen recording on a Windows 11 laptop is a straightforward process thanks to the built-in Xbox Game Bar tool. With a few clicks, you can start recording your screen and save the recording for later use. Whether you're a gamer, a content creator, or just someone who needs to record their screen for troubleshooting, this tool can be a great help.
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.