How to Record Only Part of Screen on Windows?

Updated on Sep 14, 2022
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  • 1. Open the screen recorder;
  • 2. Select the recording area and adjust the recording settings.
  • 3. Start recording the partial screen.
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Record Part of Screen
1. Open Recorder
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We often need to record meetings, tutorials or other screen activities on our computers. And many times, we wish to record specific part of screen but not the whole screen. Unfortunately, the built-in Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10/11 only allows you to capture full screen with very limited features. To record part of screen that you desire, you’ll need a third-party screen recorder to help you. In the next section, I will share a practical screen recorder (with no watermark) and show you how to record portion of screen with it in easy steps. Keep reading.

How to Record a Certain Part of Your Screen?

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is the screen recorder I’d like to recommend. The software is an all-in-one program for processing video and audio-related tasks. It features a simple screen recorder that allows you to record full screen and partial screen on Windows (with audio) in high-quality MP4. Besides, it enables you to further edit the screen recordings by cropping, trimming, adding special effects, compressing, or converting to other popular formats and devices. The recording process is straightforward. Now, free download free download this software and follow the tutorial below to record section of screen easily.

Partial Screen Recorder for Windows

HD Video Converter Factory Pro offers an easy and efficient way to record selected area of screen or full screen in high quality without any watermark. It also lets you edit, compress and convert the recorded file effortlessly. Try it now.

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Step 1. Open Screen Recorder

Run HD Video Converter Factory Pro. You’ll see five modules on the startup interface, Converter, Downloader, Recorder, GIF Maker and Toolbox. Enter the Recorder module.

Step 2. Select an Area You Want to Record

Click the Custom button and move your mouse to select a specific part of the screen you want to record. You can drag the four border lines to customize the region. After you’ve selected the area, click the OK button.

Step 3. Prepare and Start Recording

Now, check the audio source. Use Stereo Mix if you want to record system sound or Microphone for recording external audio. You can open the sound setting on your Windows and switch the input device to change the audio source. Then, in the Quick setting, choose quality for your recording (High quality is suggested). Next, click the bottom triangle button to set an output folder or leave it as default.

Finally, click the big red REC button and a five-second countdown will appear before the recording start. When you are done, press hotkey ‘Ctrl + F1’ or click the recoding icon to stop the recording. Then, you can go to the folder you just set to view the recordings.

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That’s all I want to share with you about how to record part of screen on Windows 10/11. If you have any questions during the recording process, you can DM me on Twitter. I’ll be glad to help. Thanks for reading.

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