Record Steam Games on Windows 10/11 and macOS Ventura 13 without Lag

Jenefey Aaron Jenefey Aaron
Aug 13, 2021 (Updated: Mar 27, 2023)Filed to: Record Gameplay

Steam is a cloud-based platform for playing, discussing, and even creating games all over the world, which is still the biggest game store on 2023. There is no Steam built-in video recording function. Thus, you need to use a Steam recorder to capture every kill and highlight. The followings are 4 proven ways to record on Steam on Windows 10/11 and macOS Ventura 13. You can create Steam recordings and Steam screenshots on your computer without lagging.

Use AnyRec to Record Steam without FPS Drop on Windows 10/11 and macOS 13

Every second is important when you play a Steam game. If you don't want to slow down your computer, it is suggested to record on Steam with AnyRec Screen Recorder. It can be your best no lag game recorder on Windows 11/10/8 and even newest macOS Ventura 13. Thanks to the advanced GPU acceleration tech, you can record gameplay on Steam with no lag. Even though you use an old low-end computer, you can still record and play Steam games smoothly.

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Steam Game Recorder

Record Steam games with your face and commentary on Windows and Mac.

Use hotkeys to control Steam recordings and captures.

Track mouse movements/clicks and add text/line/arrow while recording on Steam.

GPU acceleration and audio optimization technology.

Record and share Steam game videos to YouTube, Facebook, and more directly.

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Step 1.Free download, install, and launch AnyRec Screen Recorder. To get Steam video recordings, click the "Game Recorder" button on the main interface.

Choose Game Recorder

Step 2.Go to the Select the Game panel. Choose the Steam game screen from its drop-down list. It can detect your running Steam game screen size automatically.

Enable Webcam Audio

Step 3.Click the "Webcam" button if you want to record yourself on Steam. Then click the "System Sound" and "Microphone" buttons to record Steam game audio and voiceover selectively.

Select the Game

Step 4.Click the gear Settings icon. In the Preferences window, you can change video output settings, hotkey controls, and more. Click OK to save changes.

Step 5.After all customizations, click the "REC" button to start recording on Steam game. You can get Steam screen capture images instantly by clicking its Screenshot icon.

start Recording Gameplay

Step 6.When you stop recording Steam, you will be in the Preview window. Trim unwanted clips if necessary. At last, click the "Save" button and follow its instruction to complete Steam game recording.

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Use AnyRec Online Recorder to Capture Steam on Websites with All Operating Systems

Is there a free Steam recorder? Of course, the answer is Yes. Here you can use AnyRec Free Online Screen Recorder to screen record Steam gameplay on all Windows systems like 10, 11 and 8 or the updated macOS Ventura 13 for free. There is no maximum time limit nor watermark. You can record Steam gameplay with audio for free.

Step 1.Visit the free online game recorder on your recorder. Click the "Record for Free" button. The first time you record Steam online, you need to install its launcher first.

Record for Free

Step 2.Set the screen capture area as full screen or custom region. Click the "Speaker" and "Microphone" buttons to record Steam with game audio and your voice.

Set Steam Recording

Step 3.Click the "REC" button to start Steam recording. You can pause, resume, and stop recording freely.

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Step 4.Click the "Stop" button to end up Steam game recording. You can get the Steam recording video in MP4/WMV on desktop instantly.

Stop Recording Steam

Or you can free download the full version to unlock all advanced features, including the powerful game recorder, popular output formats, lock screen recording, and more.

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How to Record on Steam with Windows 10 Game DVR

For Windows 10 users, you can get one more way to record Steam game videos. It is Windows 10 Game DVR that can be your free Steam recording software. You can record Steam gameplay on Windows 10 for free here.

Step 1.Open the Steam game you want to capture first.

Step 2.Go to the Windows Start menu. Search for Game DVR to access it. (Or you can hold and press "Windows" and "G" keys on the keyboard to activate Game Bar as well.)

Step 3.Go to recording settings, you can specify Steam game recording preferences in General, Audio, and other tabs.

Step 4.Click the "Start" button to record Steam on PC with Game DVR.

Step 5.Click the "Stop" button to end up Steam recording. (Or you can press "Windows", "Alt", and "R" keys to control Steam recording instead.)

Step 6.Go to Gallery to see all game clips and screenshots of Steam gameplay.

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How to Record Steam Games with OBS on Windows/Mac/Ubuntu

OBS Studio is also a hot choice for game recording. You can record and stream Steam game with OBS Studio on Windows 11/10/8, macOS Ventura 13, and even Ubuntu 22. It is supported to record Steam on PC up to 1080p 60fps. Moreover, you can configure audio mixers, video source filters, and other settings before recording Steam with OBS.

Step 1.Launch OBS Studio after the installation. Under the Scenes section, click the "Add" button to create a new recording project.

Step 2.Set Steam game window as the game capture source. You can clicl Capture Specific Window and then select your Steam window.

Step 3.Click the "Start Recording" button on the lower right corner. Now you can take a video on Steam with OBS and save the OBS video to where it belongs.

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FAQs of Steam Recording


All in all, you can use AnyRec Screen Recorder to record Steam games with webcam and commentary. Your computer will not slow down during the Steam recording process. There are also multiple annotations and recording preferences you can use. If you want to record Steam game video and audio only, you can use the free online recorder, Game Bar, and OBS as well. These are free Steam game recorders with limited recording filters to let you use them on Windows, macOS Ventura, or even just online websites.

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