How To Record YouTube Live on Windows 11?

Isabella Garcia Isabella Garcia Updated on Nov 17 , 2023 Tag:

How To Record YouTube Live on Windows 11?

How To Record YouTube Live on Windows 11YouTube Live is an excellent live streaming service that allows anyone to create a live feed. More and more people like to watch the live stream on YouTube, because live stream makes people feel more involved, such as watching the lives of the Olympic games. But sometimes affected by other things, we can’t watch a livestream completely or miss some wonderful moments. To solve these problems, you need screen recording software. Do you know how to record YouTube live on Windows 11? In this tutorial, we’re going to discuss several effective ways to capture live streams from YouTube.

How to Record YouTube Live on Windows 11?

RecMaster is a great tool that enables you to record streaming videos easily. With RecMaster,  you won’t have to worry about missing any details in a stream ever again. You can record the live stream video and watch it when you are free. Here we will list a few simple steps on how to record a live stream on Windows 11.

Step 1: Choose a recording mode

RecMaster provides three modes for users to record YouTube live streaming video: Full-screen mode, Custom-area mode, and Program Window mode. Now we will use Custom-area mode to show you how to record a live stream. RecMaster main interface -step1 - How To Record YouTube Live on Windows 11?   Tips:

  1. The Full-screen mode can help you capture everything on your screen. If you want to know more about how to use Full-screen mode, please click here.
  2. When you choose the Program Window mode,  you can use other programs in meanwhile without disturbing the recording task. Please click here for more usages of Program Window mode.

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Step 2: Select the recording area

Using this mode, you can freely select the area that needs to be recorded. Click the inverted triangle button in the upper left corner, you can also choose some regular sizes. Choose screen size - step2 - How To Record YouTube Live on Windows 11?

Step 3: Start live stream recording

When you are ready for the capturing YouTube live stream, you can hit the big red REC button to start recording (or press the Alt key + 1). After the three-second countdown is over, the recording will start automatically. For avoiding noise, you’d better turn off the microphone. Start recording -step3 - How To Record YouTube Live on Windows 11? Tip: During the live stream recording, you have a great option to use brushes to draw and circle, use texts as means to add detailed information, etc. We call these annotations, which means to explain your videos with the help of sign and text further. By the way, you can also click the camera icon to take a screenshot. take a screenshot of Youtube Live stream - How To Record YouTube Live on Windows 11?

Step 4: Pause or stop the video recording

If you need to pause the video recording, just click the Pause icon (or press the Alt key + 1 ). When you are satisfied with the recording, you can click the Stop button (or press the Alt key + 2 ) to end the live stream recording. The recorded video will be automatically saved in the recording list that you can find it easily. Pause or stop recording -step4

Step 5: Edit the recorded video or share it with others

In the recording list, you can play, edit, rename or delete the recorded live stream video. Then, you can share it on YouTube or Google Drive by clicking the Upload icon. Recording list - step5

How to Record YouTube Live Stream That Hasn’t Started Yet

When you want to watch a live broadcast of an Olympic game, but you cannot watch it on time for some personal reasons, setting a recording task in advance will be a perfect way for you.

Olympics live streams:

NBC Olympics: Tokyo Olympic Games

TV Online – Watch Sports Events Live | Olympic Channel

Olympics – YouTube

Step 1: Find the Task Schedule button

Click this button like a clock to enable the Task Schedule feature. You can also find it in the menu in the upper right corner. Auto record YouTube live stream -step1

Step 2: Create a recording task

When you click this button, a new window will appear. You can choose Full-screen mode and Custom-area mode to record YouTube live stream that hasn’t started yet. You are able to set the start time and end time as you like. Set mode to auto record - step2

Step 3: Perform recording tasks

After the recording task is completed, you can find it in the recording list easily. Don’t forget to check your computer’s memory and make sure it is enough to store the recorded software, otherwise, the recording will stop automatically when the computer’s memory is full.

Final Words

Now you should already know how to record YouTube live stream on Windows 11. Whether it is a past live stream, a “live now” streaming, or a live broadcast that hasn’t started yet, you can easily record them with RecMaster. Let’s have a try!

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

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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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