You can either drag an open window to the left or right side of the screen, or choose the tab on the left. Alternatively, you can click on the window you want to maximize. The window will snap to its new position, and all other windows will occupy the other half.

  • When I snap a window, automatically size it to fill available space.
  • Therefore, users will have to need other software to edit their videos.
  • All of these aren’t in Windows 10’s tablet mode, which was hard to understand for many.

If apps aren’t updating on their on when necessary, check that this setting is toggled on. First, it’s helpful to know why exactly Windows 11 doesn’t support your PC. It will check if your PC is supported and, if your PC isn’t supported, it will tell you what the problem is. If you aren’t using a supported processor, either plan to upgrade to a CPU that is supported or skip ahead to the section where we talk about installing Windows 11 on unsupported PCs.

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To initiate the recording, click the “REC” button and the recording will begin after the short countdown. While recording, you can add some basic annotations as you prefer. I’ve been covering the world of technology since 2018, but I’ve loved the field for a lot longer.

This happens because Microsoft has kept many of these features under multiple layers. Windows 10’s Game DVR will record audio by default; you can set the bitrate to 96, 128, 160 or 192 kbps, or turn off audio capture. And if you enable background recording — which uses more system resources — you can set the maximum clip length to 30 minutes, one hour or two hours. To turn on the Game Bar, toggle the Record game clips, screenshots and broadcast using Game bar to on.

How to Record a Screen on Windows 10

Unlike Snipping Tool, you can download and install it from the Microsoft Store too. Snip & Sketch gives the impression that Snipping Tool and Screen Sketch got together and had a baby. That’s because it combines the features of both the tools.

The snipped image is then opened within the Snipping Tool, but is also copied to the Windows clipboard for use in other applications. The first thing you’ll want to do is download and install your screen capture software. Click the notification box to get access to the snipping tool UI. Your screen will then go dim – giving you access to a screen where you can select the type of screenshot you want to take. Maybe you’re sending someone a photo of your screen over Slack to diagnose a problem, or you just need to take a quick snippet of an important document to save for later. Regardless of the reason, there are multiple ways to take a screenshot using a Windows 11 computer.