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How to screen record on Windows 10

Updated July 17, 2023
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Effortlessly record your screen, edit your video, and save it in high definition on your Windows device—no downloads needed. Whether you’re creating gaming reaction videos for YouTube, or online training videos, save valuable time and money, and edit like a pro with your privacy guaranteed.

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

Read on to explore how to screen record for Windows 10 and further edit your videos with special effects in Clipchamp.  

How does the screen recorder for Windows 10 work?

Step 1. Go to Clipchamp website

Head over to Clipchamp to start screen recording on your Windows 10 device. Click on the log in button or try for free. No downloads required. 

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Sign in using your Microsoft account, email or Google, or create an account. 

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We recommend signing in with your Microsoft account.  

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Step 2. Create a new video 

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

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To access the Windows screen recorder, click on the record & create tab on the toolbar inside the editor. Next, click on the screen option.  

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The recording button will appear at the bottom left corner of your screen. Click on the red record button to start your Windows 10 screen recording.  

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Select which Windows 10 screen you would like to record. Choose from Tab, Window, or Entire screen. For this tutorial the entire screen option will be featured. 

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

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

Add special effects to online screen recordings

Enhance your screen recording on Windows 10 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.  

  • Draw in your subscribers with review videos and unboxing videos with subscribe stickers and GIFs.  

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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