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How to Use Game Mode to Capture PC Game

RecMaster’s Game Mode is designed to help people record (DirectX based) PC games in an efficient way. So when you have such requirement, launch RecMaster and follow the steps below to accomplish the capture.

Note that Game Mode is only available for Windows now. If you are a Mac user, please turn to Full Screen or Custom Area mode as a Game Mode alternative.

1. Download and Install RecMaster

free download RecMaster for Windows

2. Launch and Choose “Game Mode”

With RecMaster installed on your Windows computer, you can open it and click the leftmost “Game Mode” button on the main interface to go ahead.

Choose Game Mode of RecMaster

3. Set for the Recording (Optional)

You can keep all settings by default or define the preferred format, quality, fps and so on. To record software tutorial with facecam and narration, do turn on webcam and microphone. Multiple monitor user is also free to decide which one to record.

Do Settings for Game Recording

Note that for multiple-monitor user, Game Mode only features recording either one of them. If you need to record two or more displays at the same time, you should use Custom Area to select them all.

4. Run the Game and Start Game Capture

Run the game you’ like to record, and then click REC button or press the hotkey (Alt+1) to start the recording. During the process, you can pause and resume, make annotation, show or hide webcam at any time.

Run Game and Start Recording

5. Stop the Recording

Click the Stop button or press the hotkey (Alt + 2) to end the recording.

6. Now you can play, rename, edit, open and share the gameplay video on Recording list window.

Recording List Operations

Game Mode offers a high-performance and -quality game recording than other two video recording modes. However, if your game is not compatible well with this game mode, you can switch to Full Screen or Custom Area to complete the recording still.

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