How to Record Your Screen on Windows 11 (4 Methods)

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Written By Larious

Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on August 11, 2023 by Larious

Microsoft’s Windows 11 is a new desktop operating system offering many flexibility and customization options. Let’s admit it, at some point while using Windows; we want to record our screen.

By recording your screen in Windows 11, you can show off the new features you’re playing with or even record your gameplay. Whatever the reason, you can easily record your PC screen on Windows 11.

On Windows 11, you can rely on built-in tools or third-party software for recording your screen. Hence, if you are looking for ways to record screens on Windows 11, you are reading the right guide.

How to Record Your Screen on Windows 11

This article will share the three best ways to record screen in Windows 11 operating system. Let’s check out.

1) Record Screen Using Xbox Game Bar

In this method, we will use the Xbox Game Bar app to record the screen on Windows 11. Here are some of the simple steps you need to follow.

1. First, open the Windows 11 Start button and select Settings.

2. On the Settings page, click on the Gaming option as shown below.


3. On the right, click on the Xbox Game Bar option.

Xbox Game Bar

4. On the Xbox Game Bar screen, turn on the toggle next to the Open Xbox Game Bar using this button on Controller.

Open Xbox Game Bar using this button on Controller

5. To record your screen, press the Windows Key + G button. This will open the Xbox Game Bar.

Windows Key + G button

6. On the Capture pane, click on the Start Recording button as shown below.

'Start Recording'

7. This will start the screen recording. To stop the recording, click on the Stop button, as shown below.

Click on the Stop button

That’s it! You are done. The recordings will be saved to the This PC > Videos > Captures folder. You can view or delete your recordings from that folder.

2) Record Windows 11 Screen via PowerPoint

We will use Microsoft PowerPoint to record the Windows 11 screen in this method. Please note that this method also works on Windows 10 operating system. Here’s what you need to do.

1. First of all, launch Microsoft Powerpoint and create a blank presentation.

2. Select a slide from the left pane as shown below.

select a slide

3. Now switch to the Insert Tab and select the Screen Recording option.

select the Screen Recording option

4. You will now see the screen recording pane. You need to click on the Select Area button and select the screen area you want to record.

click on the Select Area button

5. Once done, click on the Record button. To stop the screen recording, click on the Stop button as shown below.

click on the Stop button

6. The screen recording will be presented in the new slide you created. Right-click on the recording and select Save Media As option to save the clip on your computer.

Save Media As

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can use Microsoft Powerpoint to record screen on Windows 11.

3) Record Screen using Bandicam Screen Recorder

Bandicam screen recorder is a free and easy-to-use screen recorder fully compatible with Windows 11. Compared to other third-party screen recording tools, the Bandicam screen recorder is easier to use and offers more features. Here’s how to use the Bandicam screen recorder to record Windows 11 screen.

1. First of all, download & install the Bandicam screen recorder on your Windows 11 computer.

download & install the Bandicam screen recorder

2. Once installed, open the application and see a screen like below. Here you need to select the screen recording mode.

select the screen recording mode

3. If you want to record the full screen, select the Fullscreen option.

select the Fullscreen option

4. On the next screen, click on the Start recording option, as shown below.

click on the Start recording option

5. To stop the screen recording, click the Stop button from the top bar.

click on the Stop button

6. The screen recording will be saved on the Document folder of your system installation drive.

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can use Bandicam free version to record Windows 11 screens.

4) Screen recorder Windows 11

Many free screen recorders on the web work with Windows 11 to record the screen. You can use any of them to record your screen and webcam feed.

Not only that, but most of these screen recorders can also capture system and microphone audio. Here are the best screen recorders for Windows 11 you can try.

1. ScreenRec Screen Recorder


ScreenRec Screen Recorder should be your top choice for recording Windows 11 screen without any time limit and for free. It’s a free screen recorder tool for Windows that has no time limit.

You can use this screen recorder to record your screen, computer audio, voice, webcam feed, and more. The app doesn’t add a watermark or any time limits.

2. Icecream Screen Recorder

Icecream Screen Recorder

If you want an easy-to-use software to record Windows 11 screen with audio, try Icecream Screen Recorder. Icecream Screen Recorder is a great tool for recording webinars, zoom meetings, WhatsApp calls, video tutorials, live streams, and more.

Icecream Screen Recorder is available in two variants – Free and Pro. The free version has some limitations and selected features, but you can unlock all of them by purchasing the Icecream Screen Recorder Pro.

3. ScreenPal Screen Recorder

ScreenPal Screen Recorder

ScreenPal Screen Recorder is another great free no watermark screen recorder for Windows. This one is available for all platforms like Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, and Chromebook.

Like any other screen recorder for PC, ScreenPal Screen Recorder allows you to capture any area of your screen. What’s more useful is that ScreenPal Screen Recorder can easily record your microphone audio and capture feeds from your webcam.

It’s pretty easy to record screen on Windows 11, and you don’t need to use any premium tool. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts, let us know in the comment box below.


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