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Top 7 screen recorder apps for Win­dows 10

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You might want to record your Windows 10 computer screen for various ways like recording a game, recording instructions for someone, record some video, and much more. For that, you will require a screen recorder.

Below mentioned are seven of the best screen recorder apps for Windows 10.

Xbox Game Bar

This app is mostly used by gamers to record their screens. It is a free and smooth screen recorder for Windows 10. There are some limitations for the app like it doesn’t record File Explorer or Desktop. You can record both, audio as well as video and can even take a screenshot. You can share the recorded screen videos on various social media platforms. You can get the app from Microsoft Store for free.

Download the Game Bar app here

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Free Cam

This app lets you be selective about what is supposed to be recorded. You can choose the recording area on the screen. This app works with Youtube. It is suitable for tutors and people who create how-to videos. This app provides features like highlighting the cursor to track its movement, eliminating background noise, and also record system sounds. The paid version of this app will cost $277 per year, which includes features like adding annotations, recording webcam, inserting shapes, music, effects, and text, and much more. 

Download the Free Cam here


This easy to use app provides tons of features to its users. It works in the background and provides its users with useful effects and shapes. This app not only works with Youtube but also works with other video streaming apps like Vimeo. The app offers you transition effects, text, shapes, adding audio, and video. This app has quite a professional approach.

Download the Camtasia here

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It has a pretty easy to use UI. Bandicam uses high compression to reduce video size, which compromises the quality a little bit too, but nothing significant. It allows you to record app or games also. You can screen record in 4K. Its lifetime license will cost you $39.

Download Bandicam here


This open-source app is free to use, which captures and records screen. Though you will find its UI a bit confusing yet you will be stunned by its features. This screen recorder integrates with a lot of streaming sites, URL shorteners, and social media platforms. You are allowed to select a region of the screen to capture or record. Some additional tools include a colour picker, QR code scanner, image split or merge, and directory indexer. 

Download the ShareX here

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Some of the features of this app are auto-recording, scheduling, and recording only when a particular app is running. It has a very nice customisable UI. You are allowed to choose the area you want to record or choose the webcam. It also has a video converter that will help you with editing. Some of the editing features offered by the app are editing features include adding intro and outro, watermark, and trimming. Its lifetime license will cost you $69.95.

Download the ApowerREC here


This app is quite popular among students and teachers. You can record the entire screen or just some of its area, add annotation or notes to the video, and you can also export in various formats which it supports. This app has a separate version for the gamers known as Flashback Extreme. You get a 10-day free trial. Its lifetime license will cost you $49. 

Download the Flashback here

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Sara Maknojia

Pursuing Bachelor's in Accounts & Finance. To relieve stress I listen to music. Enjoying life to the fullest.

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