How to Record Skyrim Gameplay
The Elder Scrolls V

Recording Sample Video

  • Title: Bandicam Test Recording Skyrim (Registered Version)
  • Uploaded by GameplayDump on Nov 16, 2011
  • Comment: This was recorded using the payed-for version of Bandicam. There was no compiling or re-rendering done after recording. The file ended up being 330 MB.
    • Bandicam (Registered)
    • Video Format: MPEG-1 (VBR)
    • Full Size, 30.00fps, 50q
    • Audio: MPEG-1 L2
    • 48.0KHz, stereo, 192kbps
    • Video Resolution: 1440x900
  • One thing to note is that the audio format MPEG-1 L2 didn't work in Sony Vegas Pro 10 for me. Use PCM instead if you use Vegas for editing.
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Wikipedia)

Please, follow the steps below to record the Skyrim gameplay.

  1. Choose the 'Game Recording' mode.

    It's better to use 'Game Recording' mode to get a high quality video file.

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  2. Start Skyrim game to record.

    Note: For a stable operation, Bandicam needs to be running before starting the Skyrim game

  3. While running a game in 'Game Recording' mode, you can see the green number on the screen.

    You can control the FPS (Frames per second) under the 'FPS' tab of Bandicam. If you can't see the green number, visit No FPS on the recording target

    ready to record - skyrim gameplay

  4. Press the 'F12' function key (or the 'Record' button in Bandicam) to start recording.

    f12 key to start/stop the recording gameplay

  5. During recording, the green number (FPS) will change to red.

    record skyrim gameplay

  6. To stop recording, press the 'F12' function key (or the 'Record' button in Bandicam) again.

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

    Bandicam, captured videos

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Bandicam offers the best online game recording experience.

When you record online games with Bandicam Game Recorder...

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).