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How to Record Valorant Gameplay: The Best Tools and Methods


Recording your gameplay in Valorant can help you relive epic moments, share your skills with others, or review your strategies for improvement. Whether you want to create high-quality video content or simply preserve your best plays, having the right recording tools and methods is essential. In this guide, we'll explore the best ways to record Valorant gameplay, from professional screen recording software to built-in gaming tools. Let's dive in and discover how you can easily capture your Valorant matches for posterity or content creation!

Record Valorant Pros Cons
iToolShare Screen Recorder Impeccable audio and video quality, ensuring high-definition recordings Free version has time limit
In-Game Camera Settings Built-in feature in Windows, requiring no additional downloads or installations Limited customization options compared to dedicated recording software
GeForce Experience GeForce Experience integrates well with Nvidia graphics cards Potentially impacting in-game performance for some users
OBS Free and open-source software, making it accessible to all users May require additional plugins or configurations
Xbox Game Bar Built-in feature in Windows 10, requiring no additional downloads or installations Limited customization options compared to dedicated recording software

How to Record Valorant with iToolShare Screen Recorder

iToolShare Screen Recorder is an excellent choice for recording Valorant gameplay due to its simplicity and exceptional video and audio quality. Here's how to use it:

Step 1: Install and launch the iToolShare Screen Recorder program.

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Step 2: Choose your recording mode. You can opt for full-screen recording or windowed recording, depending on your preference.

Step 3: Begin recording your Valorant gameplay by clicking the start button.

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How to Record Valorant with In-Game Camera Settings

To access and adjust your in-game camera settings, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open "Start" > "Settings" > "Gaming" and select "Captures."

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Step 2: Make sure to select the "Record what happened" option.

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Step 3: Customize the recording settings, including the maximum recording length and video frame rate.

Adjusting these settings allows you to tailor your in-game recordings to your preferences and capture the best moments from your gameplay.



How to Record Valorant with GeForce Experience

GeForce Experience is a powerful tool for recording gameplay in Valorant, whether you want to capture entire gameplay sessions or specific highlight moments like impressive killstreaks. Here’s how to use GeForce Experience to record your Valorant gameplay:

Step 1: Start your Valorant game and hit the GeForce Experience hotkey (default is Alt + Z) to open the GeForce Experience overlay.

Step 2: In the overlay, you’ll see several options. To use Instant Replay, Nvidia ShadowPlay will record the last few minutes of gameplay when you hit a specific hotkey. Customize Instant Replay settings like recording length, video quality, resolution, frame rate, and bitrate to your preference.

Step 3: To manually record gameplay, click the "Record" option in the GeForce Experience overlay and start recording. You can also use the hotkey (default is Alt + F9) to begin recording without accessing the overlay.

Step 4: For capturing specific clips, use the hotkey (default is Alt + F10) to save the last few minutes of gameplay as a clip.

Step 5: GeForce Experience also allows you to stream your gameplay to platforms like Facebook, Twitch, and YouTube. Customize your broadcast settings in the 'Broadcast LIVE' section, and then start broadcasting by clicking 'Start' or using the hotkey (default is Alt + F8).

Step 6: Take screenshots during your gameplay with the hotkey (default is Alt + F1). For more advanced screenshot capabilities, use the 'Photo mode' option in the GeForce Experience overlay. In photo mode, you can add filters, upscale your screenshot, and even use Nvidia Ansel technology to reposition the camera for the best image possible.

GeForce Experience simplifies the recording process with intuitive hotkeys and user-friendly options. Whether you want to record long gameplay sessions, short highlight clips, or stream your gameplay, GeForce Experience offers versatile features to enhance your recording and streaming experience in Valorant.



How to Record Valorant with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)

OBS is a free and open-source recording tool that works on Windows and Mac. It is excellent for recording Valorant gameplay and live streaming. Follow these steps to record Valorant gameplay with OBS:

Step 1: Launch OBS and set your Valorant game to Windowed or Borderless in the video settings.

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Step 2: Check the "Preview Stream" to ensure that your Valorant gameplay is streaming to OBS. Adjust settings as needed.

Step 3: Start recording by clicking the "Start Recording" button. To stop, use your set hotkey.



How to Record Valorant with Xbox Game Bar

For those using Windows 10, Xbox Game Bar is a built-in game recording tool that doesn't require any additional software. To record Valorant gameplay using Xbox Game Bar, follow these steps:

Step 1: Click "Start" > "Settings" > "Gaming" to open the Settings dialog. Then, enable the "Game bar" option.


Step 2: Press Win + G to open the Game Bar and confirm that Valorant is recognized as a game.


Step 3: Start Valorant and click the red circle button to begin recording. You'll see a timer on your game window.

Step 4: To stop recording, click the "Stop" button. Your recordings will be saved in the Captures folder on your computer.



With these powerful tools at your disposal, capturing and sharing your Valorant adventures has never been easier. Get ready to showcase your skills and make your mark in the Valorant community!

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