Bandicam - General settings

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


[Advanced] - General

Bandicam - Advanced settings

  • Bandicam window always on top: This option allows Bandicam to be displayed on top of other windows.
  • Start Bandicam minimized to tray: This feature allows Bandicam to start minimized.
  • Show FPS in captured video/image: This feature allows Bandicam to add the FPS number to the videos/images.
  • Show tip/information bar: This feature allows Bandicam to show the tip/information bar at the bottom of Bandicam.
  • Turn off tray balloon notifications: This feature allows Bandicam to turn off tray balloon notification.
  • Run Bandicam when Windows startup: This feature allows Bandicam to start automatically when Windows starts.
  • Start full-screen recording on Bandicam startup: This feature allows Bandicam to start full-screen recording.
  • Set timer for Auto Start Recording: This feature allows Bandicam to automatically start recording at a specific time.

[Advanced] - File

Bandicam - Advanced settings

  • Output folder: This feature allows you to change/open the captured video and image folder.
  • 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.
  • Autocreate output sub-folder with name:
    • Save as recording target name: If the target name is "WOW.exe", Bandicam will create a "WOW" folder and save the files under the "WOW" folder.
    • "Videos" or "Images": If this option is selected, Bandicam will save videos under the "Videos" folder and images under the "Images" folder.
  • File naming settings: This option allows you to set the file name of the captured video and image files.

[Advanced] - Hooking

Bandicam - Hooking settings

  • Hooking target: You can choose/control the Hooking target. - If you check "Windows Apps (UWP)", Bandicam will be able to record Windows apps/games in Microsoft Store.
    - If you uncheck "DirectX 11", Bandicam will not record DirectX 11 games.
  • 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')
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Video Record Settings: This button allows the user to set Sound and Logo.
  • Video Format Settings: This button allows the user to set the Video and Audio codecs.
  • Auto Complete Recording: This button allows the user to configure the Auto Complete Recording option.
  • Reset: This button allows the user to reset all Bandicam settings to the default.