How to record your gameplay and post to YouTube

If you are a gamer, you will always want to get the most out of your gaming experience; you may desire to share your victories with your friends and the world at large or may even want to help others become better gamers by creating video tutorials of the game you are playing.

Bandicam makes it possible to record various 2D/3D games such as Minecraft, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Roblox, World of Warcraft, and League of Legends, which use the DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan graphics technologies. It also allows you to record the Windows Games/Apps (UWP) through the "Game Recording Mode" of Bandicam, so you can record the games/apps in high quality.

To record your gameplay, please follow the steps below

  1. Start Bandicam and 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 game you want to record.

    While running a game, you can see the green number (FPS) on the screen. If you can't see the green number, click HERE

    ready to record - PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) gameplay

  3. Press the 'F12' function key to start/stop recording.

    f12 key to start/stop the recording gameplay

  4. During recording, the green number (FPS) will change to red.

    record PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) gameplay

  5. Go to 'Home -> Video' to play, edit or upload the captured videos.

    Bandicam, captured videos

Bandicam Tips 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 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).