How to Capture Video Games
This tutorial is relevant for the Windows version of Movavi Screen Capture.
If you use Mac, please try our Mac OS screen capture
It’s not necessary to explain why recording video games is a cool and necessary feature for gamers and people who just love playing games from time to time? Advanced gamers can use video captured from their favorite games, such as Diablo, World of Warcraft, World of Tanks, or Grand Theft Auto, to share their success with friends and improve their gaming skills. Now there’s no need to buy an expensive game recorder because there’s a universal screen capture software from Movavi which allows to capture video games at full screen as well as to create screencasts and record online video.
Game recording can be performed at the frame rate up to 60 so you will get a smooth high quality game video record by pressing a single button!
Download Game Capture, check out this tutorial and try to record a game play session yourself.
Step 1: Install Movavi Game Recording Software on Your PC
Once you’ve downloaded the program, run the .exe file and follow the instructions of the Installation Wizard. It will take you just a few minutes.
Step 2: Select the Game Capture Mode
Select the Capture Game mode on the right part of the program interface. For dynamic games go to Capture > Options > Video and set the maximum frame rate (60). It will lead to a better quality of game video capture and a bigger size of the output file. So make sure you have enough free space on your hard drive.
Step 3: Record the Video Game
When the Capture Game mode is chosen, the program control switches to the keyboard. Run the game and simply press F10 to start and stop capturing the gaming session. To pause and resume the process, press F9.
Step 4: Save the Recording in the Format You Need
If you don’t need to edit the captured game, click the Save button and your movie will be saved in the AVI format. Want a different one? Just tick the Convert to option, choose the desired format or preset for mobile devices, and click Convert. You can choose the Online Video preset and then click Share to upload it to YouTube or Facebook via built-in online sharing application.
Now you know how to capture video games in the most convenient way. No additional hardware required. Movavi Game Capture won’t affect your computer’s performance but it will record your every movement in the world of your favorite computer game, be it WoT, GTA, Warthunder, Max Payne 2, Sims 3, or any other.
For game recording fans who want to edit as well as capture their game videos, we’re delighted to present Movavi Screen Capture Studio. In addition to the expected Game Capture features, this multipurpose software includes a powerful video editor that lets you cut out unwanted parts from your recording, add music, transitions, apply artistic effects, and much more.
See what else Movavi Screen Capture Studio can do for you:
- Capture PC video games
- Adjust recording settings
- Save clips in any format
- Share game video online
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