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How to screen record on Windows 11

Updated February 8, 2024

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Effortlessly record your screen, edit your video, and save it in high definition on your Windows device—no downloads needed. Screen record on your laptop and create tutorial videos, gaming recordings and more, with your privacy guaranteed.

Just record your Windows screen, trim away awkward silences and unwanted footage, add stickers and animated text, then share your video, right from your Windows device. You can even make AI voiceovers in many different styles and tones to suit your screen recording.

Learn how to screen record for Windows 11 and further edit your videos with video effects in Clipchamp.  

How to use the Windows screen recorder

Step 1. Find Clipchamp on your Windows device

Search for the Clipchamp Microsoft app on the Start menu to start screen recording on your Windows 11 device.

Hình ảnh người dùng đăng nhập vào Clipchamp.

Sign in using your Microsoft account, email or Google, or create an account. We recommend signing in with your Microsoft account.  

Hình ảnh một người dùng đăng nhập vào Clipchamp.

Step 2. Create a new video 

Click on the create a new video button to start screen recording.  

An image of a user creating a new video.

Step 3. Click on the screen and camera tool

To access the Windows screen recorder, click on the record & create tab on the toolbar, then click on the screen button. A popup window will appear with a permissions request. Enable these permissions to allow Clipchamp to record content.

Hình ảnh một người dùng bấm vào tab màn hình.

Step 4. Record your screen

Select your microphone source and select speaker coach if desired. When you're ready, click on the red record button to start recording.

Hình ảnh người dùng bấm vào nút ghi.

Next, select which Windows screen you would like to record in the popup window. Either record your browser tab, window, or entire screen. You can enable or disable tab audio here. For this tutorial the entire screen option will be featured. 

An image of a user clicking on entire screen option.

Once you have finished your Windows screen recording, click save and edit or retake recording to redo your screen recording.  

Hình ảnh một người dùng bấm vào nút lưu và chỉnh sửa.

Edit your screen recording inside the editor. For more help, check out how to do a screen recording

Step 5. Save your video in HD

Export your video recording by clicking on the export button then selecting 1080p video resolution. Your video will automatically download to your device.

Image of user saving a Windows screen recording

Add special effects to online screen recordings

Enhance your screen recording on Windows with special effects like transitions, picture-in-picture, animated text, and background music.  

  • Improve the flow of your tutorials and training videos with seamless transitions between video clips, topic changes, and chapters.  

  • Make your screen recordings for gaming reaction videos and unboxing videos more engaging with royalty-free background music and sound effects

  • Optimize your demo videos and product tutorials with animated text to help your viewers. 

  • Improve educational content by making screen recordings more accessible with auto-captions, video transcripts, and even ASL sign language stickers.  

Start screen recording on Windows today with Clipchamp.

For more screen recording tips and tricks, head over to best ways to use screen recorder for instructional content.

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