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Record Gameplay with the Best Screen Recorder

By Tony Moton

January 21, 2018

On YouTube, you can find a large number of gameplay videos from different YouTuber around the world. Viewers are able to have fun with some fun gameplay videos or learn how to play better on some gameplay tutorials. Because of the huge success of some gameplay videos, more and more people are trying to create their own gameplay video and share on the social network.

So how to record a gameplay video? Since some game programs do not offer the service of recording, the best way is to record the screen with a third party program. Of course, you might be wondering that there are a lot of screen recorders, how can you choose the best one? Don't worry, we’ll show you 3 screen recorders in the following article, hope they can bring you some help.


Part 1. TuneFab Screen Recorder

TuneFab Screen Recorder, a reliable screen recording tool, specializes in screen capturing and audio recording on both Windows and Mac without any limitation. It has the ability to record the video and audio at the same time. With it, you are able to share your game playing process with your friends or social network much easier by the means of video with high quality.

Here's the simplified tutorial:

Step. 1 Install TuneFab Screen Recorder

You are able to obtain TuneFab Screen Recorder for free on And then, follow the instruction to finish the installment.

Step 2. Launch TuneFab Screen Recorder

After the installment, launch TuneFab Screen Recorder and the interface will show like this.

Launch TuneFab Screen Recorder

Step 3. Register TuneFab Screen Recorder

The program offers up to 3 minutes of free trial for new users. If you want to get the full version without limitation, you can purchase it in the store.

Register TuneFab 
Screen Recorder

Step 4. Set Recording Area

With TuneFab Screen Recorder, you have the ability to adjust your recording area. Click on "Video Recorder" and "V" button, you can choose "Full screen" or customize your recording size.

Screen Display Settings

Step 5. Recording Input Settings

To record an interesting and wonderful Gameplay, you are able to turn on both of "System Audio" and "Microphone" so that viewer can catch your reaction from your voice when you're playing a game. Or you can uncheck "Microphone" in order to show the game process only.

Note: If you uncheck the "Microphone" option, the sound quality of the recording would be better since there would be less noise.

Select Video Recorder

Step 6. Confirm the Files Location and Select File Format

Click on "More Settings" and then "Output" button, you are able to confirm the saving location of the files as well as the file format.

Confirm the Files Location

Step 7. Choose Hot Keys (OPTIONAL)

In "Hotkeys", you are allowed to reset your hotkeys to start/stop the capture, pause/resume capture, or take a screenshot.

Choose Hot Keys

Step 8. Record Your Gameplay

In the last step, you just need to start your game after clicking on "REC". Besides, you need to click on "Save" button to enable file saved when you finish the game.

Record Your Gameplay

Part 2. Other Screen Recorder

#1. Game DVR on Windows 10

Game DVR, published in April of 2015, is designed by Microsoft company to perfect the service about recording gameplay clip on Windows 10 by the tool, called Game Bar. It's beneficial for Xbox users to record gameplay video, allowing users to adjust the length of recording by users’ favor. It has the ability to satisfy your basic needs to record the screen for the game.

Additionally, it also supports recording gameplay videos out of Xbox. But some games might be not recognized by the program such as World of Warcraft. What's more, the screenshot cannot be taken when the game is in full-screen. But in general, it's a pretty good screen recorder.

Game DVR on Windows 10

#2. Fraps

Fraps, a real-time video capture software, is a wonderful tool for users to create a gameplay video. You are able to operate the software easily for its neat design. After the free download of Fraps, it will offer you a free trial to record a video up to 30 seconds with a FRAPS watermark. What’s more, because of its lightweight, you don’t need to worry that it will affect the gameplay too much.

However, it always wants to pursue a higher quality of recording video, so a 3 minutes video might be about 3 GB which means that you need to make sure you have enough memories to store a longer video.

Fraps Logo


To sum up, all the screen recorders are amazing. But TuneFab Screen Recorder has the ability to offer a much better operating experience with its easy operation and simplified interface designed with a high quality. If you are looking for the best screen recorder for recording Gameplay, TuneFab Screen Recorder will be perfect for you.

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