How to record capture card video and audio
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To record external video devices such as a Xbox, Smartphone, IPTV, Capture card, etc., start Bandicam and choose the 'Device Recording Mode' by clicking the Webcam/HDMI icon.

Use cases of the 'Device Recording' mode

To record capture card sound together, please follow the steps below


  1. Choose the 'Device Recording' mode, and then select the device and format.
  2. Capture card device - Bandicam

  3. Select the 'Video Input' and 'Audio Input' device.
  4. Video input and audio input -  Bandicam

    ** If you cannot see the 'Audio Input' device, please check the "Use custom audio device" option and select the audio device of the capture card.

    Use custom audio device

  5. Select '(Default Sound Device)' as the primary sound device.
  6. (Default Sound Device)


Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

To record only the audio from the capture card,


If you see an error message which says "Failed to initialize the video capture device",


If you have a USB capture device,

  • Please plug the device into a USB 3.0 slot.
  • A PCI/PCI-E capture card is usually better than a USB capture card.

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