How to Record The Sims Video Games

Recording Sample Video
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Follow the steps below to record The Sims 3/4:

  1. Choose the 'Game Recording' mode.

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

    best game recorder - directx mode

  2. Start The Sims 3/4 game to record.

    For a stable operation, Bandicam needs to be running before starting The Sims 3/4.

  3. While running a game in 'Game Recording' mode, you can see the green FPS 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 FPS number, visit No FPS on the recording target.

    ready to record - green color

  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 the recording, the green FPS number will change to red.

    recording the target - red color

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

  7. Click on the video icon to play, edit, or upload the captured videos.

    Bandicam, captured videos

The Sims 3/4 Game Recording FAQs

1. If you can't see the green FPS number,

1) Uncheck the "Windows Apps (UWP)view" in Bandicam,

2) Uncheck the "In-game overlay" option in EA settings.

In-game overlay, EA settings

3) If you still can't see the green FPS number, use the ‘Specific window’ recording option instead.

2. If the recorded video is darker than it looked while playing in The Sims 3,

Play the game in Windowed Mode. For more information, please visit the Bandicam forum.

the sims3 dark video, recording

The Sims 3/4 Game Recording for advanced users

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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 FOR OVER 7 DAYS without stopping (AVI 2.0 OpenDML).

​​Bandicam produces SMALLER FILE SIZES for recordings, compared to other capture programs.

Bandicam has LESS LAG than other screen capture software, since it uses fewer CPU/GPU/RAM resources.