We’ve all had moments where the images on the screen flew by, making us wish we were recording. Screen recording is a very useful feature as it allows users to summarize all the important things without missing anything. Screenshot of an important office meeting or an online class can help users review everything important without missing the important information. Whether for demonstrations for colleagues, saving information or even capturing gameplay, screen recording is becoming an indispensable functionality. So, if you also use Windows 11 and want to know how to record your screen, follow the steps below:
Record your screen with the Xbox Game Bar
Built into the Windows 11 experience, the Xbox Game Bar lets you take screenshots and record MP4 videos on the screen. Here’s how:
To launch the game bar, press the Windows key + G to get started.
The Xbox Game Bar will appear at the top of your screen. Click the “Camera” icon to open the Capture window.
In the Capture window, you can select the option to record your screen. You can choose to turn your microphone on or off before recording and simply use Windows + Alt + M to do this.
When you are ready to record, click the “Record” button (solid white circle) or simply press
Windows + Alt + R
Your screen will start recording. Press the “Stop” button (solid white square) when you’re done, which is in the same place the record button was before.
To find your recording, click “View all recordings” at the bottom of the recording window
Record your screen with Power Point
Go to the Insert tab and click Screen recording
In the Control Dock that appears, select the area you want to record or simply press
Windows key + Shift + A.
By default, both the audio and the mouse pointer are recorded. If you don’t want to include them, click the buttons in the dock to disable them.
Click the Record button or use the keyboard shortcut Windows key + Shift + R to start recording. Click the Stop button or use the keyboard shortcut Windows key + Shift + Q to end the recording.
To save the recording to your computer, right-click on the video’s photo and select Save media as.