Note: Besides recording, other notable features such as editing, converting, compressing, and downloading are also available.
Wondering how to screen record on an Acer laptop with the system sound, or microphone audio, or both simultaneously? In this article, you’re provided with two feasible solutions to record whatever happens on your Acer desktop screen, be it a software tutorial or gameplay clips. Let’s get started!
Before diving into the steps of how to use the third-party screen recorder recommended below for Acer laptop, we'd like to highlight its key features to ensure that the software is fit for your actual needs.
Featured with an intuitive interface, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is all-in-one video processing software available on Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7 and even lower.
It contains an efficient yet easy-to-use screen recording and editing functionality. You can record and edit your YouTube live streaming, gameplay videos, tutorials, etc. It offers users flexible recording options for recording mode, format, quality, frame rate, and audio source. Besides, it has some editing features including merging, trimming, rotating, watermarking, and so forth.
With this software, you can create video and audio recording in high quality. More useful features are listed below.
Launch this functional recording program on Acer laptop. There are five modules: Converter, Downloader, Recorder, GIF Maker, and Toolbox. Choose Recorder.
Then the Recorder window will be displayed are as follows. Here you can select a recording mode on the top of the interface.
In the next step, you’ll customize the recording settings.
For recording audio only, you just need to select an output format (MP3/AAC/AC3/WAV) and audio source.
As for recording screen activities with audio, you can choose video format (MP4/AVI/MOV/MKV), quality, and frame rate from pre-defined options. Tick off both Desktop and Microphone to record your voice and computer sounds at the same time.
GPU acceleration only works on PCs with a certain Nvidia graphics card or an Intel CPU.
Then hit REC to start recording after a five-second countdown. When the process ends, click on the stop button or use keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + F1 to end it.
Access your recording in the default folder. You can specify a new path by hitting the downward-pointing triangle next to the Output folder.
Pro-tips: You can return to the main dashboard and enter the Converter module. Then batch import your recordings to convert, edit, and compress them for better host and share.
Windows 10 and Windows 11 comes with an Xbox Game Bar application which have a pre-loaded recording feature. Though it is designed to record games that you play on your PC or those you stream from an Xbox console, it can be used to capture activities from other applications as well. It’s safe and easy to use.
The only catch? It doesn’t allow you to record the desktop directly and the video can only be recorded for up to 4 hours.
Next, you will learn how to screen record on an Acer laptop with the pre-installed software. Follow the given steps below.
Step 1. Press Windows key + G to open the Game Bar. If the hotkeys fail to bring up the Xbox Game Bar overlay, you can search Xbox Game Bar in the start menu to open it.
Or, you can go to Windows Settings > Gaming> Xbox Game Bar. Tap on the slider to turn on Xbox Game Bar feature and try the shortcuts again.
Here you can also customize keyboard shortcuts based on your preference.
Step 2. After opening the Xbox overlay, click Capture button (camera icon) on the menu navigation bar to enable Capture widget. It gives you the tools for capturing screenshots and recording your gameplay clips.
Step 3. Then hit the third Start recording icon or use the default shortcuts Windows key + Alt + R to start the recording.
Step 4. Finally, hit the stop icon on Capture Status overlay to end the recording. Plus, keyboard shortcuts Windows key + Alt +R can be used for stopping recording.
Here’s a screenshot of what the Xbox Game Bar overlay looks like while playing Flash game.
That’s all about how to screen record on Acer laptop or any other Windows laptop. If you are looking for a one-stop tool for screen recording and editing, then you can go with WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. Free downloadFree download this versatile screen recorder for your Acer laptop here and start your recording journey right now.