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This 'General' tab allows you to configure the general settings of Bandicam.

Bandicam - General settings
  •   1    Output folder: This feature allows you to change/open the captured video and image folder.
  •   2    Bandicam window always on top: This feature allows the Bandicam window to stay on top of all other windows.
  •   3    Start Bandicam minimized to tray: This feature allows Bandicam to start minimized to the system tray.
  •   4    Run Bandicam when Windows startup: This feature allows Bandicam to start automatically when Windows starts.
  •   5    Advanced: This button allows you to set advanced Bandicam options including Hooking/Language settings.
  •   6    Start full-screen recording on Bandicam startup: This feature allows Bandicam to start full-screen recording automatically.
  •   7    Set timer for Auto Start Recording: This feature allows Bandicam to automatically start and stop recording at a specific time.
  •   8    Auto Complete Recording: This function allows you to configure settings such as recording time limit, recorded file size limit and the shutdown of the system upon the completion of recording.


[Advanced] - General

Bandicam - Advanced settings
  •   1    Bandicam window always on top: This option allows Bandicam to be displayed on top of other windows.
  •   2    Start Bandicam minimized to tray: This feature allows Bandicam to start minimized.
  •   3    Show FPS in captured video/image: If this option is checked, Bandicam will add the FPS number to the captured videos/images.
  •   4    Show tip/information bar: If this option is checked, Bandicam will show the tip/information bar at the bottom of Bandicam.
  •   5    Turn off tray balloon notifications: This feature allows Bandicam to turn off tray balloon notification.
  •   6    Run Bandicam when Windows startup: This feature allows Bandicam to start automatically when Windows starts.
  •   7    Start full-screen recording on Bandicam startup: This feature allows Bandicam to start full-screen recording automatically.
  •   8    Reset: This button allows the user to reset all Bandicam settings to the default.


[Advanced] - File

Bandicam - Advanced settings
  •   1    Output folder: This feature allows you to change/open the captured video and image folder.
  •   2    Create output sub-folder when writing a file: If this option is checked, Bandicam
            will create a sub-folder when you capture something.
  •   3    Enable write caching on the disk: If you check this option, Bandicam caches the data while recording.
            If you uncheck this option, Bandicam saves the data directly while recording.
  •   4    File naming settings: This option allows you to set the file name of the captured video and image files.


[Advanced] - Hooking

Bandicam - Hooking settings
  •   1    Hooking target: You can choose/control the Hooking target.
            - If you check "Windows Store Apps (UWP)", Bandicam will be able to record Windows Store apps/games.
            - If you uncheck "DirectX 11", Bandicam will not record DirectX 11 games.
  •   2    Disable DX 10/11 hooking on IE9/Firefox: If this option is checked, Bandicam will not record Internet Explorer and Firefox. (To record IE9/Firefox, you should use ''Screen Recording' mode')
  •   3    Block DirectX video overlay: This option can prevent a black screen in ''Screen Recording' mode'.
            In addition, this option can improve the DirectX hooking in 'Game Recording' mode.
  •   4    Blocked process list: You can block a certain process/program if you don't want to record using
            'Game Recording' mode of Bandicam. e.g.) chrome.exe, firefox.exe, etc.


[Advanced] - Language

Bandicam - Change languages
Users can choose other languages of Bandicam. » Download Bandicam program language files


[Advanced] - Others

Bandicam - Advanced settings
  •   1    Video Record Settings: This button allows the user to set Sound and Logo.
  •   2    Video Format Settings: This button allows the user to set the Video and Audio codecs.
  •   3    Auto Complete Recording: This button allows the user to configure the Auto Complete Recording option.


[Setting] - Auto Start Recording: Timer Recording

 Auto Complete Recording, Timer
  •  1   Start in: You can automatically start a recording in OO minutes.
  •  2   Start at: You can automatically start a recording at a specific time (HH:MM:SS)
  •  3   Minimize Bandicam to tray when recording starts.: This feature allows Bandicam to start minimized.
  •  4   Auto Complete Recording: You can automatically start/stop recording or shutdown your computer by recording time/filesize.


[Setting] - Auto Complete Recording

Bandicam - Auto Complete Recording
  •   1    Auto complete Recording by recording Time: You can start a new recording, stop recording or
            shutdown your computer by recording time.
  •   2    Auto complete Recording by recorded file size: You can start a new recording, stop recording or
            shutdown your computer by recorded file size.