Tutorial How to record PlayStation in HD (PS3/PS4, PlayStation 3/4)

To record PlayStation on your PC, you need a capture card (hardware).

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


Record PlayStation Using an HDMI cable

PlayStation game recording diagram, hdmi

hdmi cable, capture card

* Hardware Requirements: PlayStation 3/4, HDMI cable, Capture card


* Connect PlayStation: Using an PlayStation HDMI Cable

1) Connect the HDMI cable to the HDMI port of your PlayStation.

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 PlayStation screen on your PC through the 'Device Recording Mode' of Bandicam.



Record PlayStation Gameplay Using A/V jacks

PlayStation game recording diagram, usb


* Hardware Requirements: PlayStation 3/4, RCA connector(A/V cable), Capture card


* Connect PlayStation: PlayStation Composite AV Cable

1) Connect the AV connector to the AV port of your PlayStation.

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 PlayStation screen on your PC through the 'Device Recording Mode' of Bandicam.



PlayStation Recording Process

How to record a video capture device

  •  1   Choose "Device Recording" mode.
  •  2   Click the "Device Settings" button, and select the device you want to record.
  •  3    If you can see the screen of the device, click the [ REC ] to start/stop the recording.
  •  3    - If you can't see the screen of the device, install a device driver and select another video size at the 'Format' menu.
  •  4   Click the 'Open' button to check the captured videos.


* Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. If you have a problem with the 'Device Recording' mode of Bandicam, please leave a message on the Bandisoft forum or email us at bandicam@bandisoft.com.