Tutorial How to Record Apple TV on a Windows PC (HDTV, IPTV, Set-top box)


To record your Apple TV or Set-top box on your PC, you need a capture card and an HDMI cable.

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Record Apple TV or Set-top box Using a capture card and an HDMI cable

apple tv recording diagram, hdmi

* Hardware Requirements: Apple TV or set-top box, Capture card, HDMI cable


1) Connect the HDMI cable to your Apple TV or set-top box.

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



Apple TV or Set-top box Recording Process

How to record a video capture device

  •  1   Choose "Device Recording" mode.
  •  2   Click the "Device Settings" button, and select the capture device.
  •  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 Bandicam forum or email us at bandicam@bandicam.com.