Introduction · Overview 'Screen Recording' mode (PC screen recorder)

The screen recording window allows you to capture the full or partial area of the computer screen.

Rectangle screen recording window

Screen recording window - Rectangle on a screen

Select the 'Rectangle on a screen' menu to launch the rectangle recording window which allows you to record a partial area in the rectangle window. » See more


Fullscreen recording window

Screen recording window - Fullscreen

Select the 'Full screen' menu to launch the full recording menu bar which allows you to record the whole screen of your display.» See more


Screen recording window - Menu

Screen Recording Software - Ready

The following options allow the user to:
  •   1    Open Rectangle set menu.
  •   2    Select full or partial screen to be recorded (Full screen-Rectangle screen).
  •   3    Select the target automatically when you click 'Find window'.
  •   4    Select a predefined size of partial screen to be recorded.
  •   5    Move the rectangle screen recording window.
  •   6    Record the area in the rectangle on the screen as streaming video (Hotkey: F12)
  •   7    Capture the area in the rectangle on the screen as an image (Hotkey: F11)
  •   8    Add arrows, boxes, text, numbers or highlights.
  •   9    Scale up or down the size of the rectangle on a screen.


A real-time drawing function while recording the computer screen

Screen Recording Software - Recording

Users can simultaneously add arrows, boxes, text, numbers or highlights while recording.

Bandicam Screen Recorder, Drawing



How to hide the screen recording window

To hide the screen recording window, click the "Show / Hide" menu or use the "Around mouse" recording mode.

How to hide Bandicam, the recording window



How to check the recording status

Even if you hide the screen recording window, you can always check the recording status by setting the Bandicam icon to appear on the taskbar.

How to hide the recording status, display the Bandicam icon