How to record Webcam Screen

If you use a laptop or desktop PC which has a webcam device, you will be able to capture the real-time webcam screen by using the 'Device Recording' mode of Bandicam. The 'Device Recording' mode allows you to record external webcam devices (hardware) with a high compression ratio and in high quality.

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For high quality Webcam recording, please follow the steps below.

How to record a video capture device

  1. Start Bandicam and choose "Device Recording" mode.
  2. Click the "Device Settings" button, and select the device you want to record.
  3. Click the "Format Settings" button, and select the video size, FPS and color space.
    (If you can't see the screen of the device, install a device driver and select another video size.)
  4. If you can see the screen of the device, click the [ REC ] to start/stop the recording.

For recording Facecam and your computer screen at the same time.

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  1. To record your webcam stream simultaneously with the screen / game recording (Picture-in-Picture, Video-in-Video), check the "Add webcam overlay to video" option.
  2. The webcam stream will be recorded and merged within the main video. For more information about "Facecam", please visit
  3. Bandicam can record your computer screen with facecam and save them as video files (AVI, MP4). It also allows you to record the webcam stream to the main video (Picture-in-Picture, Video-in-Video). Bandicam offers the best Webcam Recording experience.

Device Recording FAQs

  • If you can't capture the screen through a capture device, please install a suitable device driver and select another video size at the 'Format' menu.
  • A PCI/PCI-E capture card is usually better than a USB capture card. If you have a USB capture device, please plug the device into a USB 3.0 slot.
  • If you have a problem with the 'Device Recording' mode of Bandicam, please leave a message on the Bandicam forum or email us at
  • 4K Ultra HD video up to 3840x2160
  • Webcam/Facecam overlay on a video
  • Over 24 hours without stopping

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