So you can record screen in Windows 11 and use the video for YouTube or Twitch

Xbox Game Bar. (Photo: Microsoft)

windowsso much Windows 10 What Windows 11count on screen recording tools and video editing. In Windows, a person can record their computer screen using the built-in xbox tool on Windows 10 and Windows 11. You can then edit the content using clipchampwhich is available by default in Windows 11.

On the other hand, the tool Xbox Game Bar of Xbox is designed to make things easier for the user when he plans to play on his pc with Windows. Among the different functions are recording what is being seen on the screen, be it a videogame or an open window.

This makes it easy to record a video during playback or explain what’s being done with an app or web page open. Infobae brings this article to explain what it consists of, and if that does not convince the reader, also know how to record the screen thanks to the most popular application on Twitch, OBS Studio.

How you can record Windows screen with Xbox Game Bar

Xbox Game Bar is one of the big improvements that Windows has made in recent years. It was released on Windows 10 and now it is also available on Windows 11 with some new features.

It is activated by pressing the G + Windows keys and provides direct access to various features without distracting you from playing games or being in a full screen window.

The function of interest in this first part of the guide is Capture. It is used to record videos by pressing a button. These can be videos of gameplays or recording desktop screen. And the user can include (or not) the audio emitted by a video, a game or whatever is captured by the PC’s microphone. When it’s done, you can share the video or edit it with another app.

Xbox Game Bar 'Capture' button. (Photo: Microsoft Help)
Xbox Game Bar ‘Capture’ button. (Photo: Microsoft Help)

You can also choose where your captured videos are saved in Xbox Game Bar by selecting Home > Settings > Games > Screenshots > Screenshot location. There you can also open the folder set by default to store the videos and video screenshots.

Last but not least to teach, you can control the Xbox game bar with keyboard shortcuts. The best are:

Windows key + G: Open the Xbox Game Bar.

– Windows key + ALT + G: The last moments of the game are recorded.

– Windows key + ALT + Print Screen: a frame of the game is captured.

– Windows key + ALT + R: start or stop recording.

– Windows key + ALT + M: start or have microphone recording.

Keyboard shortcuts for the Xbox Game Bar. (Photo: Microsoft Community)
Keyboard shortcuts for the Xbox Game Bar. (Photo: Microsoft Community)

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Record screen with OBS Studio

The main free option available today to record Windows 11 screen is OBS Studio. It is used to record video from different sources, combine these images and broadcast live via Youtube either twitch. If you want to record the computer screen with OBS Studio, you have to follow these steps:

1. Create a new project and select display capture either Screenshot as the source to record or send the video. This option can be found in the bottom left corner of the main OBS Studio window.

2. Then where it says No source selected, press the button + and choose Screenshot.

OBS Studio.  (photo:
OBS Studio. (photo:

In Audio Mixer, you can mute the sound coming from the microphone and/or the sound on the screen. For example, you can record your screen without listening to the video or audio playback of Spotify either Amazon Music while they are open.

To start screen recording With OBS Studio, you have to click on the button start recording (Start recording). Then, you have to minimize the app so it won’t be a distraction while gaming or recording. When finished, click stop recording to finish and see the result.

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