Best Game Recording Software for Windows 2018

Best Game Recording Software

In this fast-changing era, games are the biggest source of entertainment. Where people spend most of their time By playing games, whether it is Android games or pc games. And nowadays, there is a time for online multiplayer games, where people can sit in any corner of the world and play games with each other.

Now, It’s easy to watch and play games on the live stream and on YouTube. There are people like me who also enjoy playing games. If you too are one of them then, of course, you will need some software that you can use while playing the game.

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If you want to show your gaming skills by playing the game, then you can upload it to YouTube. For which you will need some game screen record software. Which I will show you in this article, some software is free and some you have to buy. Which you can take according to your need.

Best Game Recording Software for Windows

Most software shoot Row video without any compression. This leads to huge video size, so we will request you to compress it first and then share it with others.

1) Open Broadcaster Software


Now, this Open Broadcaster Software definitely deserves the first place. Because it’s open source, free and comes with lots of options. Which provides you a lot of information with the simple interface. It’s a specialty is that you do not have to change any settings.

With this software, you can also live stream the video over popular websites like YouTube, Twitch, and Hitbox. It is also capable of recording MP4 and FLV formats. It also uses the Pc GPU to improve your game’s streaming. If you want to make video tutorials from this, there is also a facility available for this.

2) ShadowPlay


The Shadowplay by Geforce is another best software for steam or record your game moments, this tool is provided by Nvidia, which is a GPU maker. This software works in the same way that other software does, but you will need Geforce GTX 600 and above to run it.

This tool comes in two modes: Shadow mode and manual mode. In shadow mode, all of your gameplay will be recorded from the last 20 minutes and the old will be removed. In manual mode, you can turn on unlimited recording until you stop it. you can also record video in 4K resolution at 130 Mbps.

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3) Action


Action is a game recording software that comes with the best features. You can also create high 4k quality videos with high frame rates and add live commentary on it. This software will also use your GPU to put less pressure on the CPU and accelerate the recording. From there you can stream on all popular services like YouTube, Hitbox, Tweets, Live stream.

With the remote access feature, you can play PC games on Android phones by controlling your PC from your Android phone. Like Shadowplay, there is a time shift mode in action. But this is limited to 10 minutes instead of 20 minutes.

4) Windows 10 Game Bar


If you have a Windows consumer. So you do not need any kind of game recording software. The Windows 10 has a built-in game recording feature called Game Bar, which is easy to use and provides good video quality. Although it does not have many favorable options. But, we do not have to depend on other software.

The process of running it is simple. when the game is running, press Windows + G to open the game bar. You can manually click on the icon to start recording. You can press Windows + Alt + R to start and stop recording, here you can also select the quality of the video and also set the frame rate.

5) XSplit Gamecaster


If your focus is on streaming. If you are looking for tools that can provide streaming features. So there’s no better option other than XSplit Gamecaster, you can start recording with a button. This software will configure settings according to your PC.

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I hope this software will work great for you, please share this post on social media and do comment if you have any problem. Happy streaming!
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