How to record PowerPoint (Word, Excel, Internet Explorer)

Screen recording programs help simplify everyday tasks such as announcing product updates, training new employees, creating video tutorials, or making the gaming experience more pleasurable. In order to achieve this, we discovered that the screen recording program has to meet some essential criteria, which includes:

  • The capacity to record your whole screen, one window, or a particular area.
  • A user-friendly interface
  • Simultaneous microphone and audio system audio recording
  • Built-in video sharing and a convenient exporting tool
  • Ability to place a webcam feed over the screen capture with both of them still visible

If you use Bandicam Screen Recorder, you can record a high-quality presentation in PowerPoint with audio and video.

Use 'Screen Recording' mode (Full screen) to record PowerPoint presentation


Please, follow the steps below to record the PowerPoint presentation.

  1. Start Bandicam and choose the 'Fullscreen' mode.

    best video recorder - 'Screen Recording' mode

  2. Start the PowerPoint Presentation (F5)

    Note: You may play an audio file to add sounds in PowerPoint.

    How to record Powerpoint presentation, How to record PPT

  3. Click the ' REC' button or press the hotkey (F12) to start/stop the recording.

    Bandicam, rectangle screen recording

    You can also add a facecam or make a chroma key video in real-time while recording your PowerPoint presentation.

    Add Facecam, Chroma key, PowerPoint

  4. Go to 'Home -> Video' to play, edit, or upload the captured videos.

    Bandicam, Recorded videos

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Additional Tips

1. A real-time drawing function is available

Users can simultaneously draw lines, boxes, or highlights while recording in 'Screen Recording' mode.

Bandicam Screen Recorder, Drawing

2. How to add audio narration to a Powerpoint presentation

If you select your microphone for the Microphone, you can record the microphone sound.

How to add audio narration to a Powerpoint presentation

3. Create YouTube Intros using PowerPoint

You can make your own YouTube intros and outros in PowerPoint and record a PowerPoint animation with Bandicam.

YouTube Intros

4. Zoom In and Out while Screen Recording

Users can zoom in and out of the computer screen while recording, by using the Windows Magnifier with Bandicam.

Windows magnifier

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Bandicam can record various Windows programs (Internet Explorer, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)

When you record the computer screen or Windows applications with Bandicam:

You can upload the recorded file to YouTube WITHOUT CONVERTING.

You can RECORD OVER 7 DAYS without stopping (AVI 2.0 OpenDML).

The recorded FILE SIZE IS SMALLER (1/5~1/20) than other capture programs.

It has LESS LAG than other screen capture software (Bandicam uses less CPU/GPU/RAM resources).