How to Record World of Warcraft Gameplay


Please, follow the steps below to record the World of Warcraft 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 World of Warcraft game

- Note: For stable operation, Bandicam needs to be run before World of Warcraft 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.


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

Bandicam, Recorded videos





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).


FAQ) Bandicam doesn't recognize WOW - I can't see the green number.

If you can't see the green FPS number, please try the solutions below:

1. Download the latest version of Bandicam from http://www.bandicam.com/downloads/

2. Go to the System settings menu, and try DirectX 9 or DirectX 11.

- If you're using DirectX 11, try DirectX 9.

- If you're using DirectX 9, try DirectX 11.

wow fps recognition, directx 9/11

3. Go to the installation folder, and try WoW.exe or WoW-64.exe.

- If you're playing on WoW.exe (=32 bit), try WoW-64.exe (=64 bit).

- If you're playing on WoW-64.exe (=64 bit), try WoW.exe (=32 bit).

wow fps recognition, 32/64bit program

4. Go to the properties of WOW, and uncheck "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" and check "Run this program as an administrator".

wow compatibility mode, Run as an administrator


If Bandicam still can't recognize the game, please visit http://www.bandicam.com/faqs/no_fps_frames_per_second_number




World of Warcraft Game 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



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