How to record XBOX in HD

Xbox game recording diagram, hdmi

Recording Xbox using an HDMI cable

Hardware Requirements

hdmi cable, capture card

Follow these steps to record Xbox with an HDMI cable

  1. Connect the HDMI cable to the HDMI port of your Xbox.
  2. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI input on your HDMI capture card.
  3. You are now able to see the Xbox screen on your PC through the 'Device Recording Mode' of Bandicam.

Recording Xbox using an A/V jacks

Hardware Requirements

Xbox game recording diagram, usb

Follow these steps to record Xbox with A/V jacks

  1. Connect the AV connector to the AV port of your Xbox.
  2. Locate the AV ports on your capture card.
    • Yellow = composite video
    • Red = right-channel analog audio
    • White = left-channel analog audio
  3. You are now able to see the Xbox screen on your PC through the 'Device Recording Mode' of Bandicam.

Xbox Recording Process

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.

To record Xbox on your PC, you need a capture card (hardware) and recording program (software).

Type PCI capture card USB capture card
Image HDMI capture card USB capture card
Price $100~$200 (Amazon.com) $10~$200 (Amazon.com)
Pros Good video quality, Fast capture speed Easy-to-use
Cons A PCI slot is needed Slower than PCI

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 bandicam@bandicam.com.
  • 4K Ultra HD video up to 3840x2160
  • Webcam/Facecam overlay on a video
  • Over 24 hours without stopping

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