How to Draw on Your PC Screen

A real-time drawing function

Bandicam Users can simultaneously draw lines, boxes, or highlights while recording in 'Screen Recording' mode. This function is useful to create YouTube videos, tutorial videos and online lectures.

Bandicam Screen Recorder, Drawing



How to Draw on Your Computer Screen using Bandicam

  1. Download/install Bandicam and Start Bandicam.

  2. Choose 'Rectangle on a screen mode' or 'Fullscreen Recording mode'.

  3. Click the 'Pencil' icon to use the drawing function.

    Bandicam, drawing function

    • Click the pencil icon or press Ctrl + Alt + D to show the drawing mode tools in the recording window.
    • If you double-click the Eraser icon, you can delete all the drawing at once.
    • Click the 'Select Color' and 'LineWidth' to specify the color and size of the pen, highlighter, line, arrow, box, numbering and text functions.

List of Bandicam drawing shortcuts

- Ctrl + Alt + D : Drawing mode

- Ctrl + Alt + 1 : Cursor (no drawing)

- Ctrl + Alt + 2 : Pen

- Ctrl + Alt + 3 : Highlighter

- Ctrl + Alt + 4 : Line

- Ctrl + Alt + 5: Arrow

- Ctrl + Alt + 6 : Box

- Ctrl + Alt + 7 : Numbering

- Ctrl + Alt + 8 : Text

- Ctrl + Alt + 9 : Eraser

- Ctrl + Z : Undo

- Ctrl + Y : Redo


Additional Tips

1. How to move the recording screen while drawing.


  • Method 1) Double-click the eraser to delete the work -> Click the cursor -> Move the recording screen
  • Move the recording screen while drawing


  • Method 2. Use the Ctrl + Alt + D shortcut to turn off drawing mode tool -> Move the recording screen.
  • Move the recording screen while drawing


2. How to Zoom In and Out while Screen Recording.

Users can record while zooming in or out of the computer screen by using the Windows Magnifier together with Bandicam. » See more

Windows magnifier

  • Capture 4K Ultra HD videos up to 3840x2160
  • Record over 24 hours without stopping
  • Upload a captured video to YouTube