Tutorial How to record Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player Recording Sample Video

This video was uploaded after being recorded by Bandicam without converting.


Information:

  • Source File: Windows_Media_Player_recording_sample_video.avi

    - Video Resolution: 1280*800

    - Video Play Time : 01:04

    - Video File Size : 9.19MB

  • Bandicam Video Format settings: Full size
  • Bandicam Sound Format settings: MPEG-1 L2


Bandicam offers the best online game recording experience.

When you record the computer screen or Windows applications with Bandicam:


  • 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 software (Bandicam uses less CPU/GPU/RAM resources).


How to Record Windows Media Player Videos

Please, follow the steps below to record the Windows Media Player videos.

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 Windows Media Player.

- Note: For stable operation, Bandicam needs to be run before Windows Media Player


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.


7. Go to 'Home -> Video' to play, edit or upload the captured videos.

Bandicam, Recorded videos





Windows Media Player Recording for advanced users

  1. To enhance the recording ability of Bandicam, try the hardware-accelerated H.264 encoder.
  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.
  5. To use Mouse Click Effects, check the "Add mouse click / highlight effect" option.

Bandicam Mouse Click Animation

More information


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