In this article, we have included two handy screen recorders for your Surface devices, whether you’re using the 2-in-1 Surface Pro, traditional Microsoft Surface laptop, or desktop, we’ve got you covered. One of them is native to PCs with Windows 10/11 OS. The other is a competent third-party screen recorder.
Let’s get started!
WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro brings an intuitive way to screen record on Surface Pro series. Anyone can take advantage of this simple yet efficient program to record software tutorials or capture whatever happens on your screen.
Along with the game recording mode, you can record CSGO, LOL, GTA, and many more with high resolution and frame rates up to 4K and 60fps respectively. Besides the Game mode, you’re provided with three more recording modes. By choosing from one of them, you can record the full screen, partial screen, and record audio only. It has no watermark and time limit.
This software works on any PC with Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7 and even lower. It’s surprisingly powerful, yet easy to use. Wonder how it works? Move to the next section to learn how to screen record on a Surface Pro.
Launch this functional program on your Surface device and click Recorder. Then the recording window will pop up, where you can select whether you want to record the entire screen or just a portion of the screen, or capture audio only.
Pro-tips: This recorder comes with many other notable features. You can continue to edit, convert, and compress the recorded file after recording.
There are eight output formats available. They are MP4, AVI, MOV, and MKV for video; MP3, AAC, AC3, and WAV for audio.
You can also select an output quality and frame rate, turn GPU acceleration on/off, and tick off Desktop and Microphone simultaneously or separately.
Then click REC to start recording after a five-second countdown. Click on the stop button or use keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + F1 to end it.
The recording will be automatically saved in the default folder. You can set a new folder by clicking on the downward-pointing triangle next to the Output folder.
Xbox Game Bar is a built-in recording option for Windows 10/11 PCs. You can press the keyboard shortcuts combination Windows key + G to open it up and start recording. The process is also very simple.
Next, let’s take a closer look at the steps of how to screen record on Surface Pro using the Xbox Game Bar.
Step 1. To use Xbox Game Bar on your Surface Pro or Surface Laptop, open the Windows Settings menu and enter the Gaming module. Then tap on the slider to turn on the Xbox Game Bar feature in the Xbox Game Bar section.
Here you can also customize keyboard shortcuts according to your preference.
Step 2. Press Windows key + G to open the Game Bar overlay. Here you can see a menu bar.
Step 3. Click on the Capture icon on the menu navigation bar to toggle your Capture widget.
Step 4. Then hit the record icon or use the default shortcuts Windows key + Alt + R to start the recording. A Capture Status overlay will appear. You can hit the stop icon to end the recording.
Tips: Enabling the second icon allows you to record the last 30 seconds of your gameplay. However, it is likely to reduce your overall computer performance and affect your gaming experience.
That’s all about how to screen record on Surface Pro or any other Windows laptop. Both methods are easy to use. If you don’t want to pay a dime, then select Xbox Game Bar. Note that the max recording length for Game bar is four hours.
But if you are looking for a quicker and more reliable solution, then you can go with WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. Free downloadFree download this all-in-one screen recorder for Surface Pro here and start your recording journey right now.