Screen recording has become an indispensable tool for content creators, educators, and professionals alike. If you own a Samsung laptop with Windows, there are multiple ways you can capture your on-screen activities, ranging from built-in utilities to powerful third-party applications. Let's delve into the various methods available.
1. Using Xbox Game Bar – Windows' Hidden Gem
If you're on Windows 10 or 11, the Xbox Game Bar is a built-in feature that's perfect for quick screen captures:
Initiate the Game Bar by pressing
Windows + G.
Navigate to the
Capturewidget (look for the camera icon).
Recordbutton or use the shortcut
Windows + Alt + Rto begin or end a recording.
Your videos will automatically be stored in
2. The Unexpected Tool - PowerPoint
Yes, you read that right! Microsoft PowerPoint is not just for presentations:
Navigate to the
Select your desired screen area.
Once complete, press
Your recording can now be saved as a standalone file or embedded within your PowerPoint presentation.
3. Third-Party Applications – Expanding Your Horizons
For those looking for advanced features or specific functionalities, third-party applications are the way to go:
OBS Studio: An open-source powerhouse, great for screen recording and even live streaming.
Camtasia: A premium choice for those who want screen recording paired with advanced video editing tools.
Bandicam: Not just for gamers, this tool is versatile enough for all your screen recording needs.
ShareX: A robust free option with a multitude of features.
Tip: When opting for third-party software, always prioritize downloading from the official website or trusted platforms to sidestep unwanted software or potential threats.
4. Windows Steps Recorder – More than Just a Recorder
While not a traditional screen recorder, the Windows Steps Recorder captures a sequence of screenshots paired with descriptions of each action:
Launch the tool by pressing
Windows + R, typing
psr, and hitting Enter.
Execute the desired steps on your laptop.
Stop Recordonce done.
The tool will generate a .zip file, which contains an MHTML file that can be opened in a browser, revealing your captured steps.
In conclusion, whether you're recording for work, education, or leisure, there's a method tailored for every need on your Samsung laptop running Windows. Just a word of caution: if your recording includes third-party content, always ensure you have the required permissions to avoid copyright issues. Happy 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.