Record a game clip on your PC with Xbox Game Bar

Applies to: Xbox AppWindows 10

Xbox Game Bar is built in to Windows 10 so you can capture videos and screenshots while playing PC games. While you're playing a game, press the Windows logo key + G on your keyboard to open Xbox Game Bar. If you have an Xbox 360 or Xbox One controller plugged in to your PC, press the Xbox button.

  • Select Record from now (the circle) to start a clip, then Stop recording (the square) to end it.
  • Select Take screenshot (the camera icon) to take a picture of what’s happening in the game.
  • For full-screen PC games, use Windows logo key  + Alt + G to start and stop recording.

  • To edit a clip, select the Xbox  button to open the Xbox app and then select Captures.
    Screenshot of Game bar during a game in the Microsoft Solitaire Collection