Auto Start Recording | Windows Task Scheduler

Auto Start Recording with Windows Task Scheduler (Recommended for advanced users)

If you use "the command line parameters of Bandicam (/record, /stop, /shutdown)" and "Windows Task Scheduler", you can automatically record your computer screen when Windows starts. (If you want to start recording at a specific time on a daily/weekly schedule, please refer to "Bandicam Scheduled Recording.)"

* How to start recording automatically with Windows Task Scheduler


1. Click on Start, type in "Scheduler" and click "Task Scheduler".

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2. Click "Create Task...", type the name of task such as "Bandicam start recording" and check "Run with highest privileges".

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3. [Triggers] tab: Enter the desired start time of the recording ("On a schedule" or "At log on").

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4. [Actions] tab: Click "Browse..." and select the executable file (C:\Program Files (x86)\Bandicam\bdcam.exe) and then enter "/record" at Add arguments. » Command Line Parameters

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You now have created a Scheduled Task to start recording automatically.

* How to stop recording automatically with Windows Task Scheduler


In the same way as above, create a "Bandicam stop recording" task.

- [General] tab: Type "Bandicam stop recording" + check "Run with highest privileges".
- [Triggers] tab: Enter the desired start time of the recording (Select One time, Daily, Weekly or Monthly)
- [Actions] tab: Select "bdcam.exe" + type "/stop"

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* If you use Windows Task Scheduler like above, you can start and stop recording automatically at any time you want.


* Precautions when using Timer Recording


1. The "/record" command is available when the 'Screen Recording Mode (Rectangle on a screen, Fullscreen, or Around mouse)' is set. To use the "/record" command with the 'Device Recording Mode', check the "Save webcam video as separate file (.mp4)" option and set the 'Screen Recording Mode'.

2. To hide the recording status bar, select the "Fullscreen" option under the 'Around mouse' mode.

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3. Please select the "Never" option at the "Power & sleep settings" when you record a computer for a long time.

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4. On a remote computer, if the remote connection is lost, the scheduled recording function will not work even if Bandicam is running.