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5 Best Screen Recorders For Windows 11

If you are a Windows 11 user and you are looking for a screen recorder to capture your screen activities, you have several options to choose from. First of all, you can use the in-built Xbox Game Bar app as Windows 11 screen recorder to capture your gameplay. You can also install any video recording app from Microsoft Store that can serve your purpose perfectly.

You can also use Microsoft PowerPoint to record your screen activities easily. However, most Windows 11 users prefer third-party screen recording software. OBS Studio is available for free but Filmora is the best Windows 11 video recorder. Here is the complete list of the best windows 11 screen recorders.

1. Xbox Game Bar

There is no need to install any app on Windows 11 if you want to record your gameplay. This is because there is an in-built screen recorder available called Xbox Game Bar. The user interface of the app is clean and intuitive. There are many useful options and settings available for better recording. You can also capture screenshots as well as instant replay. You can monitor your system performance while recording through its widgets. Here are the steps to record the screen on Windows with Game Bar.

Step 1: Press Windows + G keys together to launch Xbox Game Bar on your Windows 11 PC.

Step 2: Once you are ready with the screen you want to record, click on the Record button on the Capture toolbar. Alternatively, you can use Windows + Alt + R keys together to start recording.

windows game bar

Step 3: Press Windows + Alt + R keys when you want to stop recording. The recorded video will be available under Widgets > Gallery section.

2. Screen Recorder for Windows 11

There are different Windows 11 record screen apps available on Microsoft Store through which you can record your screen on Windows 11 easily. We have selected Screen Recorder for Windows 11 app which is a free screen recorder and you can record your screen with HD resolution without any watermark. There is no limitation on the recording time and the app is very easy to operate. Here are the steps to record your screen with Screen Recorder for Windows 11 app.

Step 1: Download and install “Screen Recorder for Windows 11” from Microsoft Store.

screen recorder for windows 11

Step 2: Open the app and click on Record button to capture your screen in full screen mode.

screen recorder for windows 11 record button

Step 3: To stop recording, click on Stop button on the Control panel. The recorded video will be saved under Videos folder on your computer.

3. PowerPoint

Most Windows users install Microsoft Office on their PC for regular work. You get Microsoft PowerPoint along with other Office applications, and you can record your screen with PowerPoint instantly. However, PowerPoint is not a full-fledged Windows 11 screen capture tool, and hence, the options and features are limited. But you can record your screen instantly, and the simplicity is appreciated by beginners. Here are the steps to record your screen with PowerPoint on Windows 11.

Step 1: Open PowerPoint and go to Insert tab> Screen Recording option.

powerpoint insert screen recording

Step 2: You will get a Control Dock on your screen. Select the recording area and turn on Audio and Record Pointer option.

ppt control dock

Step 3: Click on Record button on the Control Dock to start recording.

Step 4: To stop recording, click on Stop button on the Control Dock.

The recorded video will be added to your slide. You can right-click on the video and click on “Save Media As” to save on your hard drive.

4. Filmora

If you are looking for a professional Windows 11 video recorder, we recommend Wondershare Filmora. It is a premium video recorder cum video editor. You can capture your screen, your gameplay as well as webcam video along with audio from different sources. There won’t be any lag in performance while recording at high resolutions and bitrates. You can edit your recordings with its in-built professional video editor. Here are the steps to record your screen with Filmora.

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Step 1: Download and install Wondershare Filmora. Launch Filmora and click on PC Screen option to capture your screen.

filmora record pc screen

Step 2: Choose the recording screen area and select the audio sources. You can turn on “Record Camera Stream” option to record your webcam video.

filmora recording settings

Step 3: Click on Record button or press F9 to start recording. You will get a few buffer seconds to switch to your application for recording.

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Step 4: Edit your recording and click on Export button to save the recording on your hard drive.

5. OBS Studio

If you are looking for a free Windows 11 record screen software, OBS Studio is the clear favorite. It is open-source software, and it has features that are equivalent to the ones you get in premium screen recorders. You can record the screen at high resolution, and you can capture video from any external device. The settings are highly customizable as per your requirements. Here are the steps to record the screen with OBS Studio on Windows 11 PC.

Step 1: Download and install OBS Studio. Install and launch OBS on your Windows 11 PC.

Step 2: Go to Sources tab, click on “+” icon. Select Display Capture option to record your screen.

obs launch display cature

Step 3: You have to put a label to your screen capture session. Click on Ok button.

obs click on ok button

Step 4: Once you are ready with your screen for recording, click on Start Recording button available under Controls section to start recording.

obs click on start recording button

Step 5: To stop recording, click on Stop Recording under Controls tab.

Related FAQs

1. Does Windows 11 have screen recorder?

Yes, Windows 11 comes with a screen recorder named Xbox Game Bar. Besides, there are several screen recorder apps available on Microsoft Store. You can also use PowerPoint on Windows 11 to capture your screen activities accurately.

2. What is the best free screen recorder for Windows 11?

Wondershare Filmora is the best screen recorder for Windows 11. You can record at 4K resolution if you have 4K monitor, and you can edit your recording like a professional. In fact, you can record your screen as well as webcam video along with system and external audio. The user interface is clean, and you can save your recording in different file formats.

3. How do I record screen on Windows 11 with audio?

You can record your screen on Windows 11 with Xbox Game Bar. It is an in-built screen recording app that comes pre-installed on Windows 11. You can record your screen with your system sound as well as audio from external mic.

Conclusion:

Capturing your screen on Windows 11 PC has been made easy for users. If you want to record gameplay instantly, you can use the in-built Windows Game Bar. You can also install a screen recorder app from Microsoft Store. If you have Microsoft Office installed, you can use PowerPoint to capture the screen. OBS Studio is a free screen recorder with advanced features. But we recommend Filmora as the best Windows 11 screen capture software.

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