Free Game Recorder

Bandicam is a high-performance game recorder that records the latest high-resolution gameplays requiring up to 4K UHD, 480 FPS (3840×2160) resolution through hardware acceleration. Record your live play and voice, and share and enjoy it with your friends on YouTube.

Record your game screen with the free version of Bandicam!

Bandicam Game Recorder

The most popular game recording software worldwide

Bandicam is a screen recording software that records high-resolution games or programs using DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan graphics technology based on the original resolution. As a game recorder, it uses hardware acceleration to enable simultaneous recording of video, voice, and camera feed without compromising performance. It also allows users to easily share videos on YouTube and other streaming platforms without any conversion.



Bandicam, high-performance game recorder for excellent game recording experience!

Real-time, low-volume recording of high-resolution game screens of up to 4K UHD, 480 FPS

Bandicam can record and capture plays of the latest high-resolution games with extensive requirements of up to 4K UHD (3840×2160), 480 FPS resolution, while also compressing videos to save space.

Bandicam - Up to 4K UHD, 480 FPS

Record original game sound and voice at the same time

Bandicam supports different audio devices to record all sounds at the same time, including game sound, music, the voice of the player or friends through Discord and other programs, and any sound from your computer. Audio tracks can be saved as separate WAV files.

How to record gameplay and Discord at the same time »

Bandicam - Record original game sound

Improved recording performance with hardware acceleration

Through the hardware acceleration of the embedded graphics processing unit (GPU) in the computer hardware (CPU or graphics card), Bandicam can record high-resolution gameplays at high quality, compression rate, and speed with reduced system load. Bandicam also supports the latest hardware acceleration from NVIDIA, Intel, and AMD.

Hardware-accelerated H.264/HEVC (NVIDIA, Intel, AMD) codec »

Bandicam - Hardware acceleration

Live player recording with webcam overlay video

Bandicam can record gameplays with the player’s live face and voice using a webcam and a mic. You can make the background transparent with the chroma-key feature and save the video for editing.

Facecam Recorder »

Bandicam - Webcam Overlay

Capture your awesome gameplay and upload to YouTube

Bandicam can record plays of the latest online games in real time and directly upload them to YouTube without additional encoding. (Videos with 1080p/4K quality can be produced for YouTube).

How to upload recordings to YouTube »

Bandicam - Upload Recordings to YouTube without additional encoding

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