Want to record Windows Media Player?

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  • 4K Ultra HD video up to 3840x2160
  • Real-time drawing while recording
  • Over 24 hours without stopping

How to record Windows Media Player Videos

Recording Sample Video

  • This video was uploaded after being recorded by Bandicam without converting.
  • Source File: Windows_Media_Player_recording_sample_video.avi
    • Video Resolution: 1280*800
    • Video Play Time : 01:04
    • Video File Size : 9.19MB
  • Bandicam Video Format settings: Full size
  • Bandicam Sound Format settings: MPEG-1 L2

Please, follow the steps below to record the Windows Media Player videos.

  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 Windows Media Player.

    Note: For stable operation, Bandicam needs to be run before Windows Media Player

  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, click HERE

    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 recording, the green number (FPS) 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. Go to 'Home -> Video' to play, edit or upload the captured videos.

    Bandicam, Recorded videos

More information

Windows Media Player Recording for advanced users

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).

  • Capture 4K Ultra HD videos up to 3840x2160
  • Record over 24 hours without stopping
  • Upload a captured video to YouTube

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