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Bandicam consists of Screen Recording mode, Game Recording mode and Device Recording mode.

Please see the video tutorials below:

1. 'Screen Recording' mode

This mode allows you to record everything on your PC (Desktop screen, etc.) » See more




2. 'Game Recording' mode

This mode allows you to record gameplay without lag while showing FPS. » See more




3. 'Device Recording' mode

This mode allows you to record external video devices such as a Webcam, Xbox, IPTV, etc. » See more




What's the difference?

'Screen Recording' mode 'Game Recording' mode 'Device Recording' mode
Summary This mode allows you to record everything on your computer screen. This mode allows you to record your gameplay without lag while showing FPS. This mode allows you to record external video devices.
Recording target Computer Screen, PowerPoint, Excel, Web browser (IE/Chrome/Firefox), Flash games. Various 2D/3D games, iTunes, Windows Media Player, HDTV, other 3D applications. A Webcam, Xbox/PlayStation, Smartphone, IPTV, Capture card, etc.
Quality Normal Excellent Excellent
Ease of use Very easy Difficult Difficult
Pros This mode allows you to record your full screen or a certain area of the computer screen. This mode offers a better quality recording than 'Screen Recording' mode. This mode allows you to record a webcam, Xbox/PlayStation, IPTV in high quality.
Cons It is not suitable for recording high-quality games/videos which have high framerates. It doesn't allow you to record your computer screen, PowerPoint, etc. You need a webcam or capture device (hardware).
Tutorial See more » See more » See more »


* How to record desktop screen or PowerPoint

desktop screen recording, sample video
Desktop sreen capture
powerpoint recording, sample video
PowerPoint recording


* How to record YouTube, Skype, iTunes, etc

youtube recording, sample video
YouTube video recording
skype recording, sample video
Skype video recording
itunes recording, sample video
iTunes video recording
media player recording, sample video
Windows Media Player


How to record Webcam, Xbox, PlayStation (HDMI, hardware)

How to record gameplay