GTA 5, short for Grand Theft Auto V, is an action-adventure game popular among our young generations. During the game, we can perform many actions, such as running, jumping, attacking “enemies” with guns, etc. Since some players want to record amazing moments in the gameplay and share their creativity with others, this post provides easy solutions. To make the gameplay recording clearer and smoother, we recommended the best GTA 5 recorder - WonderFox HD Screen Recorder. Try it here:

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Best GTA 5 Recorder for Windows without Limit

You can find many recording apps for gameplay on the market with distinctive features. Based on my personal experience, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is the best choice if you are running a Windows PC. This recording software can not only record GTA V but all the Grand Theft Auto series at high frame rate and with no lag & watermark. Besides, it can capture live streams, online conferences, and other videos on your PC with ease.

This powerful gameplay recorder supports recording videos in multiple formats (MP4, AVI, MKV, and MOV), which helps you avoid most compatibility issues. If you prefer other video formats, you can use the Converter tool to change the recording file format to 500+ presets, such as WMV, WebM, H265/HEVC, AV1, etc. The self-explanatory interface makes it hassle-free for everyone to record GTA 5 gameplay.

Versatile & Efficient GTA 5 Recorder

1. Record PC games, TV shows, live streams, video/voice calls, etc.
2. Convert videos to 500+ presets in batch mode with GPU acceleration
3. Download videos/songs/playlists from 1000+ websites like YouTube
4. Compress large files to smaller sizes for saving device space
5. Merge multiple clips into a complete video in high quality
6. Cut, trim, rotate, watermark, add effects and subtitles to videos

Now, install the GTA 5 recording software and see how to record GTA V with simple clicks.

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Step 1. Open the Recorder

Launch HD Video Converter Factory Pro and click on the Recorder to open the recorder window.

Open GTA 5 Recorder

Step 2. Customize Recording Settings

At the top of the Screen Recorder, click the gamepad shaped icon to select the game recording mode. Then click the first option to record the window of your Grand Theft Auto V gameplay or click the second one to record the whole screen of your PC. You can also drag the borders to adjust the recording region. When you’re done, press OK to save the change.

Select a recording format, quality, and output folder or just leave it as default.

Tick the checkbox in front of the Desktop (system sound) and Microphone (external voice) to record audio in the game.

Basic Recording Settings

Step 3. Start GTA 5 Recording

When all the settings are ok, specify an output path to store your recording. Then hit the red REC icon to start recoding Grand Theft Auto V (with audio) after five seconds countdown. Press Ctrl + F1 to stop recording.

Start GTA 5 Recording

How to Record GTA 5 with Rockstar Editor?

Among the GTA series, only GTA 5 on the PC version has the built-in camera called Rockstar Editor. Here is the method of GTA 5 PC recording with it:

Step 1. Start playing GTA 5 on your PC. Push down Alt to turn on the “Manual Recording mode”;
Step 2. Press F1 to capture the game screen. Cancel or stop recording by hitting F2;
Step 3. Press Left Alt and F1 to save the recording. You can also edit the recording in Rockstar Editor, then export the video to your PC.

Pro-tips: If you want to record other GTA series, the WonderFox HD screen recorder used above is the best solution that you can’t miss.

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Bonus Tips. How to Stop Recording on GTA 5?

Sometimes people are confused about the start/stop recording steps, although it’s very straightforward.

• On Windows PCs: Press Alt + F2 to stop GTA 5 recording.

• On Xbox One/PS4: Press the Down button on the D-Pad to bring up the character switch menu on consoles. Then click the corresponding button to stop recording.

Bottom Line

That’s all for how to record GTA 5 on Windows with different methods. For recording GTA game video in high quality, there’s no doubt that WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro performs better than any other recorders. Hopefully, this post could be helpful to you. Thanks for reading!

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