5 Solutions to Record Xbox 360 Gameplay in Smart Way

Record Xbox 360 Gameplay

Recording well down gameplay and sharing to YouTube and Twitch have been the popular methods among game players. Moreover, many people make money by posting gameplays. Though PlayStation4 and Xbox one can record gameplay without buying anything, Xbox 360 gameplay still need third recoding editor to record and edit. If you are requiring high 360-gameplay quality, you can buy capture cards to record Xbox 360 gameplay with PC. However, the price between USB and PCI capture cards are $10 to $200. But do not worry about that, there are still methods to record Xbox 360 gameplay without buying anything.

Part 1. Get Game Capture Device to Record Xbox 360 in High Resolution

If you want to be professional game player, using game capture device can output HD videos in detail. Recording record Xbox 360 gameplay with capture card can rediscover viewers to play the Xbox as they really do. Moreover, using PCI capture card can bring out better video quality and faster operating speed than USB capture card. It is true that PCI capture charges higher than USB ones.

PCI Capture Card

◆ You need to prepare the following objects. Xbox 360, one HDMI splitter, three HDMI cables, TV or other display devices, game capture device, network connection.

◆ Connect your digital equipment one by one in order. (Connect your Xbox 360 HDMI cable to the "In" port of the record device, and then link the "Out" port of your record device with the display devices, like TV, laptop and etc.)

◆ Choose Photo Gallery and Movie Maker and then set your recording resolution. You should consider the recorded Xbox 360 gameplay resolution limitation.

◆ Play your Xbox 360 as usual. Edit with video editors to trim and merge good Xbox 360 gameplay.

The capture devices have more selections. For instance, using AV.io HD with USB 3.0 cable can also record Xbox 360 gameplay with USB, laptop or TV in high resolution.

Part 2. Use Webcam or Camcorder to Record Xbox 360

For many people, recording Xbox 360 gameplay without capture card may be better choice. With the reason of high cost and similar video resolution, there are other ways to shoot gameplay as videos without blurry. Though users can get HD Xbox 360 gameplay, it is not people really want, who view gameplays from masters. After all, gameplay is not the movie, which set the user comfort experience as the first place.


◆ Install AndroVid on your recording devices. For instance, it is a nice idea to record Xbox 360 gameplay with Android phone.

◆ Click Garb icon to start shooting your Xbox 360 wonderful processes.

◆ Tap Trim after you finish recording, adjust the frame to suit your display screen finally.

◆ Add music, Merge, Reverse, Convert, Add effects and apply other video editing filters. Output recorded Xbox 360 gameplay

You can use AndroVid on Android and then shoot with AndroVid too. It is a way to record Xbox 360 gameplay with phone in free way. The only disadvantage of AndroVid is that you cannot remove ads during Xbox 360 gameplay recordation.

Part 3. Record Xbox 360 Gameplay with Windows 10

If you are Windows 10 users, then you can get one more method by Xbox app. The new Windows 10 Game DVR function allow users to record Xbox 360 gameplay with PC in free way too. Thus, you can record Xbox 360 gameplay process in high resolution in one degree. Moreover, you can edit recorded Xbox 360 gameplay with laptop with video effects after outputting too.

Game DVR

◆ Log in your Microsoft account, and then find Xbox app from Start menu.

◆ Choose Game DVR from Settings, turn it on to enable Xbox 360 gameplay recording.

◆ Open the games installed on the desktop. When you see the dialog, which asks whether to open or not, press Widows and G to start.

◆ Click the Red Circle icon to start record or press Windows, Alt and R to replace.

◆ Tap the Red Square icon to finish, or you can press Windows, Alt and R once more.

You can go to Xbox app to view and edit. For someone who just needs to record en epic within 30 seconds, there is one more interesting feature. Press Windows, Alt and PrtScn together to get screenshots any time you want. That is the whole process.

Part 4. Try Screen Capture Software to Share Xbox 360 Gameplay

Snagit is the screen capture software, which can work not only on desktop, but also on iPhone and Android. You can grab the video size area by one click, in horizontal or vertical. It is very easy to record Xbox 360 gameplay with Snagit. Moreover, you can capture any video moment, the whole Windows or region by a single hotkey.


◆ Install Snagit on Windows or Mac as your OS differs.

◆ Click the Start icon and then record Xbox 360 gameplay with Snagit directly.

◆ You can highlight, add texts and use other tutorial filters to process your Xbox 360 videos.

◆ Turn the part of recorded Xbox 360 gameplay on PC or Mac into animated GIF to have fun.

The panoramic capture feature enables users to take individual captures by merging them together. In addition, the high-resolution output allows user to enlarge images or videos without blurry.

Part 5. Get Smart Phone Xbox 360 Gameplay Recordation for Free

After knowing recordation on Mac and Windows computer, it is also necessary to handle record Xbox 360 gameplay app on iPhone and Android. At present, you do not need to install screen capture software on mobile phone. Both Android and iPhone, iPad have different solutions.

If you have updated Google Play Games app before, things will be easier of Xbox 360 gameplay recordation, or you can update right now, it does not matter. Search your target from Google Play and download it. Go to installed menu to tap the game to install. Once you open your game, you can see the red circle icon beside the Start option. Click it to choose Quality settings. After you are done recording games, you can share recorded gameplay with Android phone to social platform.

As for iOS users, Apple developers have created ReplayKit gameplay recording app. However, many game developers have integrated recording into games directly. Thus, iOS 9 or later users can choose whether to save "Record Screen & Microphone" or "Record Screen Only". Or you can connect your mobile phone to computers to record gameplay with iPhone and iPad.

Part 6: FAQs of Recording Xbox 360 Gameplay

How do you record longer clips on Xbox?

For recording long clips on Xbox, you should select record for Game DVR, and then select the longer time, not limited 15 seconds.

Can you record gameplay on Xbox One?

Yes, it is easy to record gameplay on Xbox One. Playing your game as normal, and then press the Xbox button to open the Guide menu, press X to grab a video of the past 30 seconds.

How long can you record on Xbox?

The time length limit of the gameplay recording on Xbox is 5 minutes via the built-in recorder. If you use the third-party recording software, the time length varies on difference software.

April 28, 2017 07:23
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