How to schedule a screen recording

Start Recording At a Specific Time On a Daily/Weekly schedule

If you use the scheduled recording function of Bandicam, you can automatically start recording "at a specific time on a daily/weekly schedule" or "with the most recently used recording mode".

Scheduled recording, bandicam, screen capture

Please, follow the steps below to use scheduled recording at a specific time on a daily/weekly schedule

  1. Click the "Scheduled Recording" icon and click the "Add" button.

    Scheduled recording, add a recording list

  2. Enter the start and end time of the recording (Select One time, Daily or Weekly)

    Scheduled recording, settings, set start time

    1. Name: This option allows you to enter the schedule name.
    2. Active: This option allows you to enable or disable the scheduled recording.
    3. Repeat: This option allows you to choose the repeat option (One time, Daily, Weekly).
    4. Start time: This option allows you to set the start time of the scheduled recording.
    5. End time: This option allows you to set the end time of the scheduled recording.
    6. Duration: This option allows you to set the duration of the scheduled recording.
    7. Recording target: This option allows you to select the recoding method for scheduled recording.
      • (Do not change): The scheduled recording will be started according to the most recently used recording mode. For example, if the most recently used recording mode was the "Device Recording Mode", the scheduled recording will be started with the "Device Recording Mode".
      • Fullscreen: The recording will be started with the full screen recording mode when the recording has started.
      • Rectangle on a screen: The recording will be started with the rectangle screen recording mode.
    8. After recording: This function allows you to configure settings (Do nothing, Exit Bandicam, Shutdown your computer) upon the completion of the scheduled recording.

How to schedule a webcam recording

If you use Bandicam, you can record external video devices such as a Webcam, Xbox, Smartphone, IPTV, Capture card, etc.
To schedule a webcam recording, start Bandicam and choose the 'Device Recording Mode' by clicking the Webcam/HDMI icon, and then choose the (Do not change) option at the "Scheduled Recording" window.

How to schedule a webcam recording

How to use "Set timer for Auto Start Recording"

If you use the "Set timer for Auto Start Recording" option, you can simply start recording at a specific time. Please click the [General] tab of Bandicam, click the [Advanced] button, and then click the "Set timer for Auto Start Recording" button like below:

Timer recording, How to start recording automatically with Bandicam

Precautions to take when using Scheduled Recording

  1. The scheduled recording function is available only when Bandicam is running. To start recording even if Bandicam is not running, please use the command line parameters of Bandicam (/record, /stop, /shutdown) and Windows Task Scheduler.
  2. Please select the "Never" option at the Power & sleep settings when you record a computer for a long time.
  3. The scheduled recording function will not work on a remote computer when the remote connection is lost.
  4. The scheduled recording function will not work when a certain program blocks Bandicam. If you don't use a microphone, please uncheck the Record sound option.
  • Capture 4K Ultra HD videos up to 3840x2160
  • Record over 24 hours without stopping
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