How To Record Screen On Windows 10

Do you want to record your computer screen on Windows 10? Do you want to learn what is the best way to record Windows 10 screen? Well, you don't need a third party software for that. Windows 10 already has a screen recording tool. The screen recording tool on Windows 10 is called Game Bar and is a part of the Xbox app that is installed by default on Windows 10 PCs. The game bar is originally developed to record game screens.
There are so many reasons for recording your screen. This feature is very helpful in creating a video for YouTube or preparing a presentation for work. Screenshots can also be taken with the help of this Gambar. You may also want to record your screen on Windows 10 for presentations purposes. 
You can record any process such as installing or configuring a program or executing a program. But, some points to remember, if you get a message like "Gaming feature not available" when you start recording, it means, the game bar will not record it. And, if your program installation will be done in multiple installation windows, the recording will automatically stop when the first installation window closes.
This tutorial will show you various steps on how to a computer screen on Windows 10.

Method 1. Using Microsoft Windows built-in Xbox App

Microsoft Windows provides an in-built app (feature) in Windows 10 for recording game screens, and we can use this feature to record the screen of various apps in Windows 10 as well. Follow the instructions below to proceed.

How To Record Your Screen

To begin recording using the Xbox game bar, you must follow the instructions below to proceed.
Step 1
Open the App or Game that you want to record.
Remember that this tool can not be used to record the desktop or some other programs like a file manager. One of the main disadvantages of using this tool is that, the recording gets automatically stopped when you minimize your game or app.
Step 2
Press the "Windows + G" key to open the "Game Bar" and the Gamebar will appear on the screen with various tools like capture, audio, and performance.
Step 3
Now, click on the "Start Recording" button. (Alternatively, the user can also start the recording by pressing the "Windows + Alt + R" key).
screen recorder start
Step 4
After recording your app or game screen, the user can stop the recording by following any two steps-
1) To stop the recording, you can just click on the "Stop" button in the floating bar. (This floating bar displays your recording progress also).
shortcut icon to stop the reecording
2) Alternatively, you can press the "Windows + G" key to bring the game bar again and then click the "Stop" button to stop recording under the "Capture" window.
show the recording

How To View the Recordings

Have you recorded your game or app screen and want to see them. Don't worry, you have various options to watch your recordings in various locations. Follow the instructions below to proceed.
Method 1. Using Game bar
You can click on the "Show all captures" to see the screenshots and recording of the game or app screen that you have recorded.
view the recording
Method 2. Using Xbox App
You can also view the recordings via the Windows 10 Xbox app. Follow the instructions below to proceed.
Step 1
From the Start Menu, open the Xbox App.
Step 2
Now, you will have to enter your credentials and sign in. If you are already signing in to the "Xbox" app, the "Xbox" app will appear on the screen.
Step 3
Now you can view your recordings, rename them and also trim these recordings as well.
view the recorded screen in Xbox
Method 3. Using the Video Folder
If you don't want to open or sign in to your Xbox Account, then you can view your recordings outside of the Xbox app. Follow the below instructions to proceed.
Step 1
Navigate to the following. This PC > Videos > Captures.
Step 2
The user can also view all the recordings and screenshots here. You can edit them by using the various video editors and share them on any online social media platform.
view the recording

Method 2. Using 3rd Party Software

Using 3rd party software available on the Internet. Users can also record screens. This type of software comes with various additional features such as editing, unlimited recording, and various filters. (Here, I am not promoting any 3rd party software. Some of these third party tools are paid and some are free. Camtasia Studio is one of the popular paid screen recording tools.
OBS Studio
OBS Studio is free and open source video recording and live streaming software. OBS Studio not only supports Windows 10 but works on other versions of Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems. It's popularity has grown significantly recently due to work from home, recording, and growth of live streaming. 


In this article, we learned how to do screen recording on Windows 10 using free tool available as a part of Windows 10. I also mentioned coupe of tools that can be used for screen recording on Windows 10.