How to use 'Game Recording' mode

To record various 2D/3D games that use the DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan graphics technologies, start Bandicam and choose the 'Game Recording Mode' by clicking the gamepad icon, and then run the game you want to record.
The 'Game Recording' mode allows you to record your gameplay without lag while showing the FPS.

Video tutorial of 'Game Recording' mode

Recording process of 'Game Recording' mode

1. Download Bandicam from the official website (

2. Choose the 'Game Recording' mode and start the recording target.
When the recording target is executed, a green-colored number (FPS) will appear in the top-left corner. Green color number (FPS) in the top-left corner » If you do not see the green FPS number, visit the FAQ page.

3. Click the 'Record' button or press the hotkey (F12) to start the recording. Record and Stop button - Hotkey F12 As the recording starts, the green-colored number will change to red.

4. Click the 'Stop' button (◼) or press the hotkey (F12) to complete the recording. Bandicam, Press the Stop button to complete the recording

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

How to record Windows Games/Apps (UWP) in Microsoft Store

To record Windows Games/Apps (UWP) in Microsoft Store, start Bandicam -> General -> Advanced -> and check the "Windows Apps (UWP)" option. » See more Bandicam, Record Microsoft Store games, Windows store games

What can be recorded through Bandicam Game Recorder?

This 'Game Recording' mode can record the streaming videos that run on DirectX (Or OpenGL), such as various 2D/3D games (World of Warcraft, Minecraft, PUBG, Roblox...), Internet TV streaming videos, Windows Media Player, HDTV capture cards.

'Game Recording' mode offers a better quality recording than 'Screen Recording' mode'; If possible, it is better to use 'Game Recording' mode.

It might be a compatibility issue with Easy Anti-Cheat.

If you try to record the games listed below, please use Bandicam 5.0.1 (Old version).
Please also visit and report this compatibility issue.

ArcheAge, For Honor, Paladins, Intershelter, Rust, Block N Load, Last Year, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Friday the 13th, Smite, Next Day, Dreadnought, Ashes of Creation, Darkfall: Rise of Agon, Rend, Intruder, Hell Let Loose, 7 Days to Die, XERA: Survival, SCUM, War Rock, Dragon Ball Fighter Z, Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker, Darwin Project, Cabal Online, Space Junkies, Black Desert Online, Robocraft, RF Online, Albion Online, Absolver, Dirty Bomb, Hunt: Showdown, Ironsight, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, Far Cry 5, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, Crucible, Tom Clancy's The Division 2, Audition, Yulgang TH, Tales Runner, CardLife, Enlisted, Onward VR, Trials Rising, Crossout, Black Clover: Quartet Knights, New GUNDAM Breaker, Gears 5, CityBattle | Virtual Earth, New World, Memories of Mars, Insurgency: Sandstorm, Realm Royale, Jump Force, Post Scriptum, Due Process, Miscreated, Fear the Wolves, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2, Flyff Online, CRSED: F.O.A.D., Last Chaos TH, Fractured Lands, Dauntless, The Cycle, World War 3, Heat, S4 League, Wolf Team, Qanga, Overstep, Audition Next Level, Reign of Kings, Spellbreak, Ghost Online TH, iRacing, Rogue Company, Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission, Lost Saga Online, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Rappelz Online, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts, Combat Arms, Tactic Force, Pandemic Express, CODE 2040, Special Force 2 - PlayPark PH, Quantum League, War Thunder, Last Oasis, H-Hour: World Elite, Total Lockdown, Will To Live Online, Mission Against Terror, Star Wars: Squadrons, Kingdom Under Fire 2, Dying Light: Bad Blood, One Punch Man, Shaiya PH, Mu Online PH, Hurtworld, Sword Art Online Alicization Lycoris, Rocket Arena, Bleeding Edge, Rec Room, WolfTeam Turkey, Captain Tsubasa, Caliber Ru, Predator: Hunting Grounds, Shadow Arena, Blankos: Block Party, Blazing Sails, Beyond the Wire, Deadside, Squad, Dekaron Online TH, Worms Rumble, MU Legend PH, Sabotaj TR, Warface, Sector's Edge, M.A.R.S., Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, Monstrum 2, Rising Storm 2: Vietnam, Kritika Online SEA, The Culling, Empyrion, Battalion 1944, Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade, Hide & Hold Out, Ragnarok, Dead by Daylight, Watch Dogs 2