8 Minecraft Recorder Software to Record Games on Desktop

1 Joyoshare Screen Recorder Joyoshare Screen Recorder is one of the top-rated screen recorders that are widely accepted by users. As an advanced gameplay recorder, this program enables you to capture game videos on computers and gaming consoles such as Xbox One/360, PS 3/4 and Wii, etc. in 1080p with no lag. You can choose to save your Minecraft videos to MP4, FLV, MPEG, AVI, ASF, 3GP, etc.

This software allows you to grab the recording area flexibly and choose to record sound from the system or microphone freely. You are also able to schedule your recording tasks to save your valuable time and remove unwanted pop-up ads easily.



Cannot separate the audio track from the video after recording

2 Xbox Game Bar

Xbox Game Bar pops into our head when we discuss Windows 10 screen recorders. As a built-in video recorder, it does offer convenience for those people who would like to record their Minecraft gameplay for only dozens of seconds or one or two minutes. It could be an optimal choice if you have no demand for any professional editing features and prefer not to install extra software on your computer. All you have to do is to press Win + G to access to it and then begin to record Minecraft in 720p or 1080p.


Totally free and easy-to-use

Be able to take screencasts


Lack of mature editing features

Have a high demand for the specs of Windows computer

3 ShadowPlay

ShadowPlay is a great screen recording tool for a PC that enables you to record high-quality Minecraft gameplay, live streams as well as screenshots with far greater ease. You can use it to record Minecraft as long as you want at up to 4K HDR at 60fps or up to 8K HDR at 30 fps.

It is worth mentioning that ShadowPlay’s Instant Replay mode will help you save the last 30 seconds of your gameplay to your hard drive automatically. It can help you capture Minecraft in the background, so you don’t have to worry that it would impact your gaming performance.


Grab screenshots at up to 8K

Support camera and graphic overlays

Create 15-second GIFs from Minecraft and upload to Facebook


Only support Windows system

4 Bandicam

No matter whether you want to record gameplay from mobile phones, IPTV, or from gaming consoles, Bandicam would help you create high-quality videos easily and quickly. It has the ability to record diverse 2D/3D games and capture Minecraft in full screen or a partial screen at up to 480fps. Incredibly, you can also choose to save your recordings as image files. Usually, recorded videos will be saved as MP4 and AVI.


Outline videos and screenshots

Support real-time drawing during recording

Mouse click effects and animation are available

Record system sound and microphone at the same time


Don’t support Mac operating system

There is a watermark if you use its free trial version

5 Gecata by Movavi

Gecata by Movavi is a light-weight Minecraft game recorder designed for PC users. Using this software to capture Minecraft at up to 120fps is super easy. You can capture in-game sound effects, dialogues, etc. with only

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