Record Gameplay on PC with Vmaker
  • Record gameplay videos up to 4K HD resolution
  • Edit gameplays recordings with the built-in video editor
  • Record gameplay without lag
  • Capture high-quality audio (both microphone & system audio)
  • Capture gameplay highlights with a webcam overlay
  • No watermarks added

Record Gameplays

Absolutely easy to use. No credit card required.

How to record gameplay on PC

Want to share your best gaming moments or teach someone how to complete a challenge or create a “let’s play” or gaming challenge video? Vmaker has got everything you need to record gameplays on your PC.

Vmaker’s game recorder is a simple yet feature-packed tool that allows you to capture gameplays in 4K resolution with webcam overlay. You can edit your gameplay recordings - add intros, music, subtitles, transitions, thumbnails, and more - create compelling videos and share them with ease.

Check out the video below to learn more about recording gameplays on PC with Vmaker’s game recorder.

How to record gameplay on PC with webcam

The first step towards recording your gameplay is to install Vmaker’s free game recorder on your system. You can
choose to install Vmaker’s system application or Chrome extension based on your recording needs.
If you are planning to record a web-based game then you can use our Chrome extension for ease of accessibility.

Download and install Vmaker’s Chrome extension on your browser.

Step 1

Start Vmaker’s Chrome extension on your system

  • Select “Screen” mode to record just your screen
  • Select the “Screen + Webcam” if you would like to record your gameplay with a webcam overlay
Start Vmaker’s Chrome extension on your system

Step 2

Set the recording area

There are two options available

  • “Full Screen” mode to capture your entire screen
  • “Current Tab” mode to capture a particular tab along with audio

Note: Only “Current Tab” mode supports internal audio recording

Set the recording area

Step 3

Set your recording resolution

Select the recording quality. You can record your gameplays at the highest resolution of 4K HD.

Set your recording resolution

Step 4

Select the audio source of your choice

You can either use your system microphone or an external microphone to record your voice.


Tip: Use headphones for better audio quality

Select the audio source of your choice

Step 5

Enable your tab audio

Click on the Preferences under options and enable the “Include Tab Audio” to capture your internal audio.


Note: Only “Current Tab” mode supports system audio recording

Enable your tab audio

Step 6

Click on “Start Recording”

Click the “Start Recording” button and start the game you want to record.

Click on “Start Recording”

Step 7

Start the game you want to record

You can record your game as long as you want.

Start the game you want to record

Step 8

To stop recording click on the red icon or the dock button

Once you finish recording your recorded stream will be automatically uploaded to your private cloud account.

To stop recording click on the red icon or the dock button

Step 9

Edit and create highlights from your recording

With Vmaker’s built-in video editor, you can trim your videos, add intros, subtitles, transition, music, and more, and create a compelling video.

Edit and create highlights from your recording

Step 10

Download and share your game capture

Render your videos in 4K resolution and share your videos to your favorite social networks from Vmaker. Vmaker is integrated with YouTube so you can directly upload your video to YouTube from Vmaker.

Download and share your game capture

Download and install Vmaker’s system application on your computer.

Step 1

Start Vmaker application on your system

  • Select “Screen” mode to record just your screen
  • Select the “Screen + Webcam” if you would like to record your gameplay with a webcam overlay
Start Vmaker application on your system

Step 2

Set the recording area

There are three options available

  • “Full Screen” mode to capture your entire screen
  • “Custom Size” mode to capture a particular region
  • “Record a Window” mode to record any particular game window
Set the recording area

Step 3

Set your recording resolution

Select the recording quality. You can record your gameplays at the highest resolution of 4K HD.

Set your recording resolution

Step 4

Select the audio source of your choice

You can either use your system microphone or an external microphone to record your voice.


Tip: Use headphones for better audio quality

Select the audio source of your choice

Step 5

Enable your system audio

Click on the Preferences under options and enable the “System Audio” to capture the gameplay music.

Enable your system audio

Step 6

Click on “Start Recording”

Click the “Start Recording” button and start the game you want to record.

Click on “Start Recording”

Step 7

Start the game you want to record

You can record your game as long as you want. Also, since all your recordings will be stored on your Vmaker cloud account, you don’t have to worry about filling up your system memory.

Start the game you want to record

Step 8

To stop recording click on the red icon or the dock button

Once you finish recording your recorded stream will be automatically uploaded to your private cloud account.

To stop recording click on the red icon or the dock button

Step 9

Edit and create highlights from your recording

With Vmaker’s built-in video editor, you can trim your videos, add intros, subtitles, transition, music, and more, and create a compelling video.

Edit and create highlights from your recording

Step 10

Download and share your game capture

Render your videos in 4K resolution and share your videos to your favorite social networks from Vmaker. Vmaker is integrated with YouTube so you can directly upload your video to YouTube from Vmaker.

Download and share your game capture

Start recording your gameplays on PC with Vmaker’s free game recorder

Record Gameplay

Free for lifetime. No credit card required.

Features that make Vmaker the best game recording software

  • Unlimited Recording Limit

    Unlimited Recording Limit

    With Vmaker’s free game recorder, you can record unlimited number of gameplays at HD quality for free for lifetime. There are no watermarks added.

  • Unlimited Recording Limit
  • Record with Webcam Overlay

    Record with Webcam Overlay

    Record your gameplay videos with a webcam overlay. Add frames, filters, backgrounds, and jazz up your video.

  • Record with Webcam Overlay
  • High-Resolution Recording

    High-Resolution Recording

    Vmaker lets you record gameplays at the clarity of 4K HD resolution, ensuring that your videos are of the highest quality.

  • High-Resolution Recording
  • Built-in Video Editor

    Built-in Video Editor

    Vmaker comes with a built-in powerful video editor that allows you to trim and create highlight videos from your recordings. Additionally, you can create intros, add music, transitions, text, subtitles, and more.

  • Built-in Video Editor
  • Easy Storage and Sharing

    Easy Storage and Sharing

    You don’t have to worry about your storage space while recording with Vmaker. All your videos will be stored in your private cloud account. And from there you can easily download and share your videos.

  • Easy Storage and Sharing

Types of gaming videos you can create with Vmaker’s free game recording software

  • Record Gaming Challenge Video
  • Record Gaming Review Video
  • Record Gaming Comparison Video
  • Record Let’s Play Video
  • Record Gameplay Commentary Video
  • Record Complete Gaming Tutorial
  • Record Gaming Analysis Video
  • Record Gaming Highlights Video
  • Record Gaming Walkthrough Video
  • Record Secrets of the Game Video
  • Record Speed Run Video
  • Record Gaming News

Now record unlimited number of gameplays on PC with Vmaker’s free game recorder

Record Gameplay

No credit card required.

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s pretty easy. Just follow the process given above, and once you finish your recording, edit your videos with Vmaker’s built-in video editor and directly upload your video to your YouTube channels from your Vmaker dashboard.

Here’s a detailed tutorial video on editing videos with Vmaker’s built-in video editor.Watch Now

With Vmaker Gameplay Recorder, you can record your favorite gameplays with audio. Record system audio and microphone audio together or individually as you wish.

With Vmaker game screen recorder, you can record gameplay videos at high resolution up to 4K without any lag.

Vmaker supports macOS 10.14 (Mojave), macOS 10.15 (Catalina), and macOS 11.1 (Big Sur), and above. Additionally, it also supports different macOS devices like Macbook, Macbook Air, and Macbook Pro.

Vmaker works with all versions of Windows. It supports Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 11, and any other version of Windows that supports Google Chrome.