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With the assistance of the game video recording software, the game videos can be easily recorded and uploaded to the video hosting sites. Currently there are more and more game videos tutorials and tricks being uploaded to YouTube by the gamers, more and more gamers are looking for the right game recorder to apply on their game videos. For most gamers, an easy to use game recording program is quite necessary. In this article I will introduce how to record PC game videos in 3 steps with Smartpixel software.|
From its interface we can see the Screen/Game capture button. Now we can start to login our game account on the desktop to prepare the video recording.
Step 1. Adjust game recording settings. Take WOW for example. When I loading in the game and click Smartpixel Screen/Game button, it will be like this.
WOW game recording
Click the settings at the bottom right of the floating recording window we can start the game recording settings.
Here you can set the resolution from 360P to 1080P HD, record full screen or customize area screen recording, You can also set the frame rates from 10 to 30 fps. The brightness of the recording screen is also customizable fully according to your requirements. If you need to record a WOW tutorial video, you can check the speaker or Mic in the record settings, then select PIP mode, you can live comment in your webcam during the WOW game capturing. After all these settings done, now we can start video recording.
Step 2. Game video recording. After the recording settings done, we can come back the Smartpixel floating window, select erea mode, full screen mode or PIP mode, if we want to record partly game screen, we might need to manually adjust the 4 red coordinates on the game screen. It is quite simple, click coordinates to drag until they covered the area you want to capture. Click start game video recording and minize the floating window. Here you can check the hotkeys in record settings.
game recording settings
You can modify with your own hotkey, be sure not input hotkey with single “A” "B" and other characters, it will conflict when you input text when playing game. When you ready to start game video recording, you can click the mini mode button besides settings button to minimize the floating window or click X at the right upper corner directly to minize it into the taskbar. PS: the free demo version only could record 5 minutes game video with Smartpixel watermark, you need to update to a license version to get rid of the limitation. Once the game video recording reached 5 minutes, it will be stoped automatically, then you can check the game video on C:/Smartpixel/record. The video is saved with FLV format, you can play it on the media player or upload directly to YouTube.
Step 3. Game video editing. Before upload to YouTube, you might need to modify the game videos, cut the unwantted part, merge several video clips together, add some background music, add some transitions, subtitles etc. All this can be done with Smartpixel software, After that you can upload the game videos to YouTube.
Isn't it easy enough to record PC game videos with Smartpixel software? Download it via http://www.smartpixel.com/download and have a try now.