How to Record Video Games for YouTube or DailyMotion

Do you want to start recording the video games you play for use in commentary or Let’s Plays on YouTube or DailyMotion, but you don’t know where to start? No worries. Popular YouTuber, Quill 18, has recorded a trilogy of videos that will walk you step by step through the process and explain how to record video games for use on YouTube or DailyMotion, even if you’re a newbie.

The videos Quill18 has produced will help you with Fraps, by explaining what they are and how a video needs to be recorded so you’re not trying to upload 200 gigabytes of material.

He also has a video on XSplit, an excellent software you can use if you want to livestream the games you play.

Finally, he talks about hardware. What type of computer is ideal for someone who wants to record video games for YouTube or DailyMotion, which cameras are better, how to get the best lighting, and tips about microphones.

Watch the first video in the series below and then head to Quill 18’s channel for the other two.


Michelle Topham