Tutorial How to record Portal 2

Portal 2 Recording Sample Video


  • Title: lets play portal 2 part 1

  • Uploaded by bleedy13 on Jul 25, 2011

  • Comment:

    - me playing portal 2 using bandicam to record. i will talk louder on part 2

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 programs (Bandicam uses much lower CPU usage).

How to Record Portal 2 Gameplay

Please, follow the steps below to record the Portal 2 game.

1. Choose '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 Portal 2 game to record.

- Note: For stable operation, Bandicam needs to be run before Portal 2 game

3. While running a game in 'Game Recording' mode, you can see the green number on the screen.

- You can control the FPS (Frames per second) under the 'FPS' tab of Bandicam

- Note: Only when the target runs with DirectX/OpenGL technology, will the green number (FPS) be shown. If you can't see the green number, click HERE

ready to record - green color

4. Press the 'F12' function key (or the 'Record' button on Bandicam) to start recording.

f12 key to start/stop the recording gameplay

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

recording the target - red color

6. To stop recording, press the 'F12' function key (or the 'Record' button on Bandicam) again.

f8 key to pause/resume the recording gameplay

7. To watch the recorded file, click the 'Open' button under the 'General' tab of Bandicam.

open button to check the recording game file

Portal 2 Game Recording for advanced users

1. To enhance the recording ability of Bandicam, try the hardware-accelerated H.264 encoder. » more

2. To edit the recorded video, use the 'Sony Vegas/Premiere/Pinnacle' preset. » more

3. To minimize computer lag, reduce the "Video Resolution/Size/FPS/Quality". » more

4. To record / merge the webcam stream within the main video, try the webcam PiP feature. » more

5. To use Mouse Click Effects, check the "Add mouse click / highlight effect" option.

Bandicam Mouse Click Animation mouse click effects

More information

» Please share your video on the Bandisoft forum: https://forum.bandisoft.com/viewforum.php?f=14