Minecraft is a popular sandbox video game. When playing Minecraft, sometimes you probably want to record the gameplay, either to simply keep a copy or to show off your Minecraft experience. Or you want to upload it onto YouTube, thereby helping other people to learn. If you're one of those people, the following guide will show you the best Minecraft screen recorder, as well as the tutorial on how to use it to record Minecraft game.


The Best Minecraft Screen Recorder for Windows PC and Mac

Minecraft can be played on many platforms, including Windows PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Considering that most people used to play Minecraft on computer, we will show you the best Minecraft screen recorder for Windows PC/Mac. VideoSolo Screen Recorder is a professional video and audio recording software, which can guarantee you a great image/sound quality for the recording. More importantly, the recording work will not lag your game experience.

Key Features of VideoSolo Screen Recorder:

- Powerful recording features. You can record both audio and video simultaneously on both Windows and MacOS operating systems. It can help you record Minecraft or other games, online videos, skype chat, webcam, etc. without experiencing any lag.

- Edit your video in real-time. You do not need to wait untill the end of your recoding to edit the video. You can make a detailed video tutorial with highlighting your mouse cursor, making drawing and adding annotations, etc. while you are recording. The interactive and interesting gameplay will make your fans love your Minecraft recording more.

- Any screen area can be recorded. It allows players to record Minecraft in full screen, fixed screen or concentrate on a particular region that you want to emphasize.

- Recording from both system audio and microphone – If you simply want to record Minecraft sound effects, you can use the system audio alone. However, if you want to add your vocal instructions to the gameplay, you can use both the microphone and system audio. It can be saved in high-quality MP3/AAC/M4A/WMA audio track.

In addition to these main features, VideoSolo Screen Recorder also provides more amazing functions, which can help you record Minecraft gameplay better.

Now just download the right version below and follow these easy steps to start recording Minecraft.

Recording Minecraft Gameplay on Windows PC:

Step 1. Install and launch the recorder, you can activate the account with the registration code. To record Minecraft videos on Windows PC, you need to choose the "Video Recorder" option from the main interface.

Main Interface

Step 2. Now the window is showing 4 different buttons. Click the first button and from the pull-down menu, you can record on-screen activities with full screen, custom region, fixed region, Around the mouse, follow the mouse and Lock window. The best option would be to record the full screen on Minecraft, but if you want to record a certain region, you can use the mouse to define the area.

Select Video Record Area

Step 3. Next, it's time to choose the sound source that you want to include in the Minecraft recording. From the third audio and fourth button, you can enable or disable System and Microphone to decide whether to record your voice or not. Moreover, volume up or down the input audio source freely. You can even click "More Settings" to make recording better.

Video Recorder

Step 4. After setting the video region and the sound, you can launch your Minecraft and play as you normally do. Then hit the "REC" button on the right side of the recorder and begin showing off your prowess at playing Minecraft. Draw on the video, add annotations or snapshot if you want.

Recording Minecraft Gameplay on Mac:

Step 1. Download and install the Mac version of recorder program on your Mac computer. Launch it and prepare for your Minecraft recording. Now you can see its user interface popping out and there're several buttons, each with a different purpose. The green "√" icon and the red "×" icon means that the corresponding functions is opened and off.

Main Interface Mac

Step 2. Before starting to record video from Minecraft gameplay, you can first choose the capturing mode: Full screen, Fixed screen, and Custom region as you wish. Just navigate to the third button on the main interface, click the small menu in the bottom-right to choose one.

Full Screen Option Mac

Step 3. Once again, you must be clear about how you want your audio to be set. VideoSolo Screen Recorder for Mac is only able to record the sound of microphone. So if you will be giving instructions over the game sound effects, please turn on the microphone button. It's best to turn up the sound of microphone for avoiding the noise around.

Audio Settings Mac

Step 4. Finally, you can open the Minecraft game and click the red "REC" icon to start the Minecraft video recording. This all-featured Minecraft screen recorder enables you to preview and capture snapshots of your particular Minecraft screen areas. What's more, you can select any frequently-used output format. When the recording is OK, click the Stop button to end it and save the Minecraft gameplay to the designated output folder instantly.


With this best Minecraft PC screen recorder, you can handily record Minecraft gameplay with customized screen recording area in high quality. Besides game capture, VideoSolo Screen Recorder also performs well in recording streaming videos and audios, capturing webcam video, making video tutorial, etc. Some shortcut keys also helps you to get full control of the Minecraft game recording. While recording, you are allowed to take snapshots and add labels and so on. Get now and have a try!