Top 5 Best Recording Software For Gaming
A lot of people wants to record their gameplay, but they don’t know what is best recording software for their needs. Website FILEHORSE.COM present to you Top 5 best recording software for gaming.
5. Dxtory (Download link)
Dxory is a movie capture tool for DirectX and OpenGL Applications. Since data is directly acquired form a surface memory buffer, it is very high-speed and works with small load.
The codec of Dxtory can record original pixel data as it is. You can obtain the highest quality by lossless video source.
The first bottleneck of the high-bitrates capture is a writing speed to storage. If it is environment two or more storage, writing speed can be improved using this function. There is no necessity of using a special file system. Make multiple selection of the folder which saves data, and preparation will be completed if speed setting is done.
Like game sound and a mic. input, two or more audio sources can be recorded simultaneously. It is saved in an independent stram each to AVI file, it can edit individually later.
Captured data can be accessed as video source of DirectShow interface. It can be specified as the video source of broadcasting.
Screenshot can be saved in various formats.
4.Action! (Download link)
Action! outstanding performance and GPU utilization allows the smoothest real-time HD gameplay video recording ever! Display current and average game framerate (FPS) during gameplay and save your benchmark results.
Action! defines a new standard of performance and user experience for real-time desktop recording software. Record smooth high framerate HD videos of your desktop and applications activity,
add microphone audio commentary and create great tutorials with ease!
With Action! Active screen recording mode you can record your videos continuously, no matter how many times you switch from Windows desktop to full screen gameplay and back. All your Windows desktop actions and gameplay will be recorded to a single video file.
Action! introduces real-time FullHD 60p video recording directly to MP4 (H.264/AVC) format with NVIDIA NVENC, AMD APP or Intel® Quick Sync Video acceleration. Record your desktop or gameplay directly to MP4 format and enjoy smooth videos and super small file size.
Action! supports a wide variety of high resolutions video recording, starting from 2K, 3K, 4K video recording for single displays (supported for both AVI and MP4 file formats) up to more than 8K (supported for AVI file format) for AMD Eyefinity or NVIDIA 3D Vision setups.
Action! can record everything you hear on your PC. Audio recording function allows to record all sounds, music and game audio. Using microphone you can easily create podcasts. Additionaly Action! can encode in real-time the recorded audio in M4A format, making the recorded audio files small and compact.
3.Fraps (Download link)
Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with games using DirectX or OpenGL graphic technology. In its current form Fraps performs many tasks and can best be described as:
Show how many Frames Per Second (FPS) you are getting in a corner of your screen. Perform custom benchmarks and measure the frame rate between any two points. Save the statistics out to disk and use them for your own reviews and applications.
Take a screenshot with the press of a key! There’s no need to paste into a paint program every time you want a new shot. Your screen captures are automatically named and time stamped.
Have you ever wanted to record video while playing your favorite game? Come join the Machinima revolution! Throw away the VCR, forget about using a DV cam, game recording has never been this easy! Fraps can capture audio and video up to 7680×4800 with custom frame rates from 1 to 120 frames per second!
2.Bandicam (Download link)
Bandicam is a lightweight screen recorder for Windows that can capture anything on your PC screen as High-quality video. Also, it makes it possible to record a certain are on a PC screen, or capture a game that uses the DirectX/OpenGL graphic technologies.
Bandicam will help you carry out a game capture with high compression ratio, while keeping the video quality closer to the original work, and provides performance far superior to other recording software that provide similar functions.
- Recording of games, webcam, HDMI and your PC screen
- Record 4K Ultra HD resolution and capture up to 120 FPS
- H.264, Xvid, MPEG-4/1 and MJPEG video codec support
- AAC, PCM and MPEG-1 Layer II audio codec support
- AVI/MP4 media format support
- Bandicam provides hardware accelerated h.264 encoder
- Nvidia® CUDA/NVENC H.264 encoder
- Intel® Quick Sync video H.264 encoder
- AMD APP H.264 encoder
- FPS overlay / FPS limit for games
Key features of Bandicam Screen Recorder
- Bandicam Game Recorder can capture your gameplay like Fraps. (Better than Fraps®)
- The recorded file size is much smaller than other software.
- You can upload the recorded gameplay to YouTube without converting (720p/1080p full HD).
- Record over 24 hours without stopping (Auto Complete Recording function can be used).
- 4K Ultra HD video at resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 in size.
- You will experience much less lag than other game capture software.
1.NVIDIA GeForce Experience – ShadowPlay (Download link)
Don’t just brag about your gaming wins. Show the world with GeForce ShadowPlay.
Available only with NVIDIA® GeForce Experience™, ShadowPlay records game action as you play—automatically—with minimal impact on performance. It’s fast, simple, and free!
ShadowPlay records up to the last 20 minutes of your gameplay. Just pulled off an amazing stunt? Hit a hotkey and the game video will be saved to disk. Or, use the manual mode to capture video for as long as you like.
You now have a video record of your gaming awesomeness to share or post anywhere.
ShadowPlay even lets you instantly broadcast your gameplay in an HD-quality stream through Twitch.tv.
- GPU accelerated H.264 video encoder
- Records up to the last 20 minutes of gameplay in Shadow Mode
- Records unlimited length video in Manual Mode
- Broadcasts to Twitch
- Records up to 4K resolution at 130 Mbps
- Minimal performance impact
Full desktop capture (desktop GPUs only)
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