10 Best Screen Recorders for Windows 11 [Free and Paid] — FineShare

5 min readAug 29, 2022


This post offers you the 10 best screen recorders for Windows 11.

Are you looking for an easy and reliable way to record screen on Windows 11? Screen recorders come in handy when you need to record your screen to share a video with a friend or your YouTube channel. Or perhaps it’s your gaming experience you want to share with your friend. This guide introduces the 10 best screen recorders for Windows 11. Take a look!

If you want to record screen and webcam simultaneously on Windows 11, you can also try FineCam, a virtual camera allowing you to record presentations and videos with webcam.

1. Xbox Game Bar

Price: Free

The Xbox Game Bar is a free and easy-to-use screen recorder for Windows 11. Furthermore, it offers plenty of settings and options you can tweak to achieve more functionality and recording experience.

It gets better since you can capture screenshots of your active screen, and on the left panel, you can monitor your system’s performance. That said, press the Windows + G keys to open the Xbox Game Bar on your active screen. Tap the record button at the top to start and stop recording your screen.

2. OBS Studio

Price: Free

OBS Studio is a free and open-source Windows 11 screen recorder. Its features are amazing, including high-screen resolution and allowing external devices to capture the screen. The best part about OBS Studio is how easy, and customizable its settings are.

However, the screen recorder is not available on Windows 11, and you must download it, install it, and start using it to capture your screen activities. Other cool features you get using OBS Studio are color correction, an audio mixer, and support for hotkeys.

3. PowerPoint

Price: Free

Windows 11 comes with the Microsoft Office tool preinstalled. Do you know if it’s possible to record the screen using PowerPoint? Here’s the kicker; if you open PowerPoint, navigate to the insert tab. On the furthest right, click the screen recording option.

A control dock will appear on your screen. Select the area or section you want to record and if you need audio, click the audio button at the top. The video will get saved on your PowerPoint. You can right-click on it, tap the “Save Media As,” and then choose a location.

4. Bandicam

Price: one-time license purchase fee

If you plan to use your Windows 11 for recording YouTube videos or other content-creating activities, BandiCam is a robust screen recorder. Did I also mention that with BandiCam, you can screen record via a webcam?

Key features of BandiCam include real-time drawing, Chroma key, Facecam, and scheduled video recording. Besides, BandiCam is compatible with external recording devices, including gaming consoles.

5. CamStudio

Price: Free

CamStudio is a perfect open-source screen recorder for someone who wants to create tutorials capturing various activities on their screen. Moreover, you can easily add screen captions to your recorded output.

Also, you can personalize the video by adding a picture-in-picture where you add a webcam of you explaining the concepts of your recorded video. With CamStudio, you get reliable customer support, and other features such as audio, video, and cursor options.

6. Screencast-O-Matic

Price: Free Basic Plan, Paid Premium Version

Screencast-O-Matic is a great screen recorder, and its basic version offers basic features for most of your activities. However, you get more features if you upgrade to the premium version.

With Screencast-O-Matic, you can use your mic to add audio to the recording. Besides, it offers incredible drawing tools, and you can quickly scribble something when explaining a concept.

With the premium version, you can import scripts, perfect your recordings, and utilize its built-in video editor.

7. TinyTake

Price: Free Basic Plan, Paid Premium Version

TinyTake is another best screen recorder for Windows 11. You can use it to capture images and videos. Besides, you can add comments and share your videos with others once recorded.

With TinyTake, you can choose which screen capture you want and proceed to either select a section of the screen or the whole screen that you want to record. Furthermore, you can take a screenshot of your webcam or choose a picture from your local storage and add it for your annotation.

8. Debut Screen Recorder

Price: Free

Debut is a Windows 11 compatible screen recorder that allows you to record videos from your PC or USB video devices in real time and save the recorded screen as a video file.

Debut screen recorder has a friendly interface and allows capturing screen from various sources, including camera overlay, webcam, and other USB devices. It has various options at the top, allowing you to customize how you want to record your screen.

Furthermore, you can edit the video to add contrast, color, and other filters. You will love it!

9. Screencastify

Price: Free Basic Plan, Paid Premium Version

Screencastify is a teaching tool that comes as an extension that you can install on the Chrome browser. The screen recorder mainly favors teachers or anyone looking to capture screens online.

Installing Screencastify is easy. You only need to add the extension to Chrome regardless of your device. Besides, it allows editing of the captured video before sharing it, and you can get involved by adding your face via a webcam.

10. Clipchamp

Availability: Windows, Chromebook

Price: Free basic plan, paid Premium Version

Clipchamp is a great alternative if you want more functionality for your recorded videos. With Clipchamp, you can do more than recording your screen. It offers other features that allow the creation of videos from scratch.

Besides, you can use it as a screen editor for your videos and capture screenshots. You can record your webcam and screen simultaneously using Clipchamp, and the recorded videos are perfect for presentations and content creation.


This guide presented the 10 best screen recorders for Windows 11 that you should try out. Some screen recorders are free for the basic plan, while others require a fee to access the premium version with advanced features. Try them out and see which screen recorders work best for your case.

Luca Tangen

Staff writer at fineshare.com. Has been writing about the technology of Windows, Mac, and iOS since 2014.

Originally published at https://www.fineshare.com on August 29, 2022.