Introduction · Advanced user tips

1. Hardware Acceleration

Bandicam optimizes recording performance by using a hardware-accelerated H.264 encoder.
So users of Bandicam can enjoy high quality and high speed recording.

If your graphics card supports hardware-acceleration, you will be able to enhance the recording ability of Bandicam by using the GPU of the graphics card.
Nvidia NVENC, HEVC Nvidia CUDA Intel Quick Sync Video, HEVC AMD APP
OS Windows 7/8/10 XP, Vista, 7/8/10 Windows 7/8/10 Windows Vista, 7/8/10
Bandicam v2.0.0/v2.4.0 or higher v1.9.0 or higher v1.9.0/v3.1.1 or higher v1.9.1 or higher
Graphics card GTX 600 or higher /
HEVC: GM20x GPU
New NVIDIA graphics card i3, i5, i7 processors /
HEVC: Skylake GPU
HD 7700 or higher
Video resolution No limitations (4K Recording, 3840x2160) No limitations (4K Recording, 3840x2160) Haswell: 2560x1600, Pre-Haswell: 1920x1200 1920x1080
Description h264 recording, NVENC
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2. External Codec

If you want to get better quality videos or make smaller videos, you could try the [External Codec] option of Bandicam.
Bandicam 1.8.2 or a higher version supports the third party VFW (Video for Windows) codec - External codec. » See more

Bandicam, x264, h264



3. Video Editing

With Bandicam, the recorded video can be directly edited by Windows Live Movie Maker or Bandicut. However, you should use the "Motion JPEG and PCM" codec to edit with Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, Camtasia or Pinnacle Studio. » See more

Bandicam, video editing



4. Audio Sound Recording

With Bandicam, you can record any sound on your computer. To record "computer sound" and "your voice" at the same time, try the "Secondary Sound Device" of Bandicam. » See more