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Screen Capturing Tools: Xbox Game Bar

Need to do a presentation? This guide will show you some tools to help you create narrated presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint, Xbox Game Bar, and other tools on your PC.

Screen Capture Using the Xbox Game Bar for Windows 10

Step 1: Get your screen ready

Open the screen you would like to record. 

Step 2: Open the Xbox Game Bar using Windows Key + G 

Pressing these keys together will open the Game Bar menu. 

You may be asked if you are recording a game. Just check the box next to "Yes, this is a game"

You may also be asked to log in. You can use the same credentials you use to log in to your computer, or other Windows account information (Like an outlook email address, or Xbox log in).

Step 3: Press record on the Game Bar, or use Windows Key+ Alt + R



Use the Camera to take a still screen shot

Use the Red Circle to start recording your screen.

If you want to record your voice when doing a screen capture, make sure to check the Record Mic box. 

Step 4: Retrieve Your Recordings

The default location for your video recordings should be This PC > Videos > Captures

From here, us can use your preferred video editing tool to make changes.