How to Record Webcam Video on Windows 11?

Isabella Garcia Isabella Garcia Updated on Jan 17 , 2022 Tag:

Webcam is very common in our daily life. We can use webcams to do many things, such as online video chats or online meetings, recording the process of playing an instrument, recording Vlogs and sharing with others, etc. But do you know how to record a webcam video on Windows 11? All you need is a screen recorder with a microphone and webcam. We’ll explain the basics of how to record webcam videos on Windows 11. How to record webcam video on windows 11

How to Record Computer Screen with Webcam on Windows 11?

RecMaster allows you to turn on the webcam at the same time when using other modes (Full-screen mode, Custom mode, and Follow-cursor mode). In this way, you can record picture-in-picture. Now we will use the Full-screen mode as an example to show you how to record a computer screen with Webcam.

Step 1: Choose a recording mode

RecMaster has seven different modes,  Full-screen mode, Custom mode, and Follow-cursor mode can record webcam at the same time. Here we choose the Full-screen mode. If you want to know how to use other screen recording modes, please click here. Choose a mode - how to record webcam video on windows 11

Step 2: Enable Webcam recording

On the main interface, you can see the Webcam icon, click the inverted triangle on the right, and select a camera.

Enable webcam recording

Step 3: Adjust the Webcam settings

The webcam window will pop up and you can move it freely on the computer screen. There is a floating bar in the upper right corner of the window, you are able to set its resolution, spin, or flip it. For a specific introduction about webcam settings, please jump to How to Record Webcam Video on Windows 11.

Webcam record settings - how to record webcam video on Windows 11Step 4: Record computer screen with webcam (picture-in-picture)

If all looks good, hit the big red REC button. After the three-second countdown, the software will automatically record your computer screen and your webcam screen into a video. Start Webcam Recording

How to Record Webcam Video on Windows 11?

If you want to record a high-quality video or Vlog with a webcam. Selecting the Webcam mode of RecMster is the best way. To make it easier for you, I split the recording process into a few simple steps to introduce how to record a webcam video on Windows 11.

Step 1: Choose Webcam mode

First, find Webcam mode in Other Modes and hit this button.

Webcam mode step1 - how to record webcam video on Windows 11Step 2: Set the sound and camera

At the same time, the Webcam window will pop up. If you have several webcams on your computer, you can choose the one you want to use. If you can’t find your target camera, please click the refresh icon and search again.

Webcam mode step2 - how to record webcam video on Windows 11


  1. Before you start recording a webcam video, you can set the parameters of the video, spin or flip the screen of the recording camera. You can also click the Properties button to enable the system settings. Here are many sizes and resolutions for you to choose from.

Webcam Recording tip1 - how to record webcam video on Windows 11 2. You can choose whether to turn on the system sound and microphone sound as you like. Click the ellipsis icon on the right, and the Sound Settings window will pop up. In this window, you can test the system sound and microphone. If you want the recorded microphone sound to be clearer, you can enable microphone noise reduction. Webcam Recording tip 2 - how to record webcam video on Windows 11  

Step 3: Start the webcam recording

Once you’re happy with this, click the REC bottom and the webcam recording will start. Tip: If you are using the webcam to record video for the first time, It’s easy to get nervous and start speaking too quickly, which can lead to stumbling over your words. So try to speak slowly and clearly. And don’t forget to make eye contact with the webcam.

Start Webcam Recording on Windows 11 Step 4: Pause, resume or stop webcam recording

During the webcam recording, you can see the recording time and the file size of the video. If you want to pause, hit the blue icon. If you think it’s time to stop recording,  click the red button and the recorded video will be automatically saved in the recording list.

Pause Webcam Recording Step 5: Play, rename or delete the recorded webcam video

In the Recording List. You’ll be able to play, edit, rename or delete it. Then, you can click the Upload icon to share it to YouTube or Google Drive. This could be helpful if you want to share your videos with friends or followers. Webcam Recording step5 - recording list

More useful information about Webcam recording on Windows 11

Now you should already know how to use RecMaster to record a webcam video on Windows 11. In addition, some advanced settings can make it easier and make your video more beautiful.

Editor – Edit recorded webcam video

By clicking the Edit icon from the recording list, the edit window will pop up. you can cut recorded webcam videos into pieces, select and delete any piece of them, select and export any piece of them, remove the logo, set captions as well as merge and export the remained clips after cutting and deleting. Adding some subtitle annotations may make your video more complete. Webcam Recording - Edit

Parameters – Set output video format and size of the Webcam video

RecMaster enables to capture video as MP4, FLV, GIF, and AVI. And you can also set the Resolution, Frame Rate, Encoder, and Output Resolution as you wish. Set Webcam Recording formats

Watermarks – Record webcam video with text or image Watermarks

Most authors of original videos are worried that their videos will be stolen. But the Watermark setting of RecMaster can help you avoid this problem. You can set a text watermark or image watermark. If you don’t want the watermark to appear on your recorded video, you can click the None button. Add watermarks on webcam recording

Task schedule  – Start recording webcam videos automatically

When you are recording some webcam videos, such as playing guitar, doing crafts, etc. It is inconvenient for you to click the start button and the end button. Don’t worry! Setting the recording task in advance will be your best choice. You can find Task Schedule in Menu. Click this button and a new window will appear. You can set the start time and end time. Auto-record webcam videos


You have already known how to record a webcam video on Windows 11. You can choose to record picture-in-picture or just the webcam. By using RecMaster, you can also set video watermarks, screen recording tasks, etc.  Now you may want to know how to record the screen. You can see some related articles about video and audio recording below.

More Guides About Video and Audio Recording

How to Record Gameplay on Windows 11?

How to Record Audio on Windows 11?

How to Screen Record on Windows 10?

RecMaster – Record Every Moment on Your Computer Screen

RecMaster – Record Every Moment on Your Computer Screen

Multiple recording modes make it easy to capture anything on screen.

Record 1080p or even 4K clips at 60fps to maintain the high quality still.

Flexible settings for mouse cursor effects, watermark and annotations.

Preloaded with recording scheduler, video editor. Allow one-click sharing.

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Isabella Garcia

Isabella Garcia

Isabella Garcia is an experienced editor for RecMaster, She currently concentrates on writing articles about gameplay recordings and also, How-to guide to regular recordings. Her article aims to provide users with more instructive information.

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