Game Recorder

Free Game Recorder

Bandicam allows you to record 4K UHD Video and capture up to 480 FPS Video.

Try the free version of Bandicam, the best game recording software!

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Windows 10 compatible!

Capture your awesome gameplay and post to YouTube


Bandicam Game Recorder makes it possible to record various 2D/3D games such as Minecraft, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Roblox, World of Warcraft, and League of Legends, which use the DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan graphics technologies.
It also allows you to record flash games and browser-based online games that are available on your PC.

Features of Bandicam Game Recorder

The features of Bandicam that help you get the best results

Record Gameplay with Bandicam

Record Gameplay, Post on YouTube

  • Bandicam is the perfect program for capturing and sharing online game video captures.
  • Bandicam compresses the video when recording. As a result, the recorded file size is much smaller compared to other capture software.
  • You can upload the recorded file to YouTube without converting (720p/1080p full HD video can be made).
Bandicam - 4K UHD recording, 480fps


  • Bandicam can record high-quality online games like Fraps. (Fraps Alternative, Better than Fraps)
  • You can record 4K Ultra HD videos at resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 in size and HD videos with max. 480fps.
  • You will experience much less lag than with other game capture programs. It uses much lower CPU/GPU/HDD.
Bandicam - Hardware Acceleration for recording

Features for advanced Bandicam users

  • Bandicam optimizes recording performance by using a hardware-accelerated H.264 encoder.
  • Gamers can capture high-quality video games over 24 hours without stopping (Auto Complete Recording function can be used).
  • Gamers can see the FPS (Frames Per Second) numbers and control the FRAME RATE while recording.

Video Overview of 'Game Recording' mode of Bandicam

This 'Game Recording' mode can record the streaming videos that run on DirectX (Or OpenGL/Vulkan), such as various 2D/3D games, Internet TV streaming videos, Windows Media Player, HDTV capture cards.

Screenshots of Bandicam Game Recorder

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Why gamers use Bandicam for their Game Recordings:

Bandicam is uniquely designed to meet gamers' needs. Game-capturing requires a lot of system resources (CPU, GPU, memory, and the like). Bandicam uses DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan capturing technology to get high-quality recording files, and data-compression technology to make the files small. These technologies can minimize CPU, GPU and RAM usage while recording a real-time gameplay. As a result, gamers will experience much less lag than with other game capture software.

Hardware Acceleration for Game Capturing

Bandicam game recorder optimizes recording performance by using a hardware-accelerated technology. This capture software fully supports the hardware accelerated h.264 encoder of Nvidia CUDA/NVENC, Intel Quick Sync video, and AMD VCE which allow videos to be recorded with high speed, high compression ratio, and excellent quality.
As a result, gamers are now able to get high-quality gameplay videos and reduced video file size.

Record Game Sound and Microphone

With Bandicam, gamers can record any sound on their computer with the multiple audio stream recording function. Bandicam provides the "Two Sound Mixing" option which allows gamers to record their game sound and microphone sound simultaneously. If you use Windows Vista, 7, or 8, you can use the advanced sound recording method which will allow you to record the original computer sound.

How to record gameplay

Bandicam offers the best game recording experience.

  • 4K Ultra HD video up to 3840x2160
  • Real-time drawing while recording
  • Over 24 hours without stopping

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