How to record Webcam view and Microphone
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If you use a laptop or desktop PC which has a webcam device, you will be able to capture the real-time webcam view 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.
If you have a microphone device such as a webcam with microphone or a headset microphone, you can record microphone sounds together.

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How to record Webcam + Microphone

  1. Start Bandicam,
    • Choose "Device Recording" mode and click the "Device Settings" button, and select the device you want to record.
    • 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.)
  2. How to record a video capture device

  3. Choose the "Microphone" device as the Primary Sound Device.
  4. How to record a webcam and microphone


How to record Webcam + Microphone + Computer sound

  1. Choose "Device Recording" mode and select the device you want to record.
  2. Select "(Default Sound Device)" as the primary sound device and choose your microphone as the "secondary sound device", and then check the "Two Sound Mixing" option.
  3. How to record a webcam and microphone



Related tip) Looking For a Quality Facecam Recorder?

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). For more information, please visit the following page. » Facecam Recorder

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

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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