Record PS4 Gameplay with Commentary and Webcam on Windows/Mac


July 17, 2019 09:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

You can use a digital camera or smartphone with a built-in camera to capture PS4 gameplay as well. Though the PS4 recording file may be shaky. Is it possible to keep your PS4 achievement permanently in high quality?

Of course, you can use PS4 recording software to record all on-screen games, as well as your voice. Later, you can save or share the PS4 gameplay recording file with ease.

Considering Windows and Mac operating systems are widely used all over the world. This article will show you how to record PS4 gameplay video on your computer. It is quite easy to record streaming gameplays here. Just read and follow.

Record PS4 Gameplay

1. What Is PS4

PlayStation is the video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The first PlayStation was released in 1994. As for PS4, it is the eighth PlayStation generation. You can get PS4 Pro, PS4 Slim and other PlayStation related products.

Compared with other gaming consoles, PS4 is a great success. Over 200 disc-based video games are released for PS4, such as Grand Theft Auto, Overwatch, FIFA Soccer, etc. Thus, many gamers want to find the best PS4 screen recorder to capture the achievement.

what is ps4

2. How to Record PS4 on Windows/Mac

If you want to record PS4 gameplay without a capture card, you need to read the following paragraphs carefully. Here are powerful PS4 recording software for both Windows and Mac users. To some degree, you can regard as your PS4 recording software as well.

Part 1. 3 Ways to Record PS4 Gameplay Video on Windows

Option 1. (Basic) Game bar

What is Game bar: For Windows 10 users, you can record PS4 gameplay with PC Windows 10 by using Xbox One app. In addition, you can use Xbox to broadcast your game with mixer as well.

How to Record PS4 Gameplay through Windows Settings:

Open Xbox One app on your Windows 10 computer.

Head to Settings and choose Game DVR.

Manage video encoding and other settings.

Click Record to start recording on PS4.

Stop recording the PS4 gameplay and find it by File Explorer\Videos\Captures.

record ps4 gameplay windows 10

Option 2. (Ultimate) FoneLab Screen Recorder

What is FoneLab screen recorder: You can record gameplay, tutorials, calls and other live streaming videos by using FoneLab with no quality loss. It is also supported to record system sound and microphone voice at the same time. Well, you can record PS4 gameplay in 1080p here.

How to Record PS4 Gameplay with Facecam and Voice:

Launch the PS4 recording software on your Windows 7/8/8.1/10/Vista/XP.

run ps4 recording feature

Choose the Video Recorder option.

choose video recorder

Set the custom screen area and manage the input audio source. (Switch on System Sound and Microphone based on your need.)

set the screen area

Click REC to record video on PS4. (You can pause and resume the PS4 gameplay recording freely.)

After the gameplay recording, choose Save followed by Next to export the recording file.

save the ps4 recording file

Option 3. Powerpoint

Powerpoint has a built-in feature to record screen on computer with simple operations. You can learn how to use it as below.

Open PPT software on computer and then click Insert > Screen Recording.

insert ppt screen recordchoose ppt screen record

Click Select Area to manage the area and begin recording.

Part 2. 2 Ways to Record PS4 Gameplay with Voice on Mac

Option 1. (Basic) QuickTime Player

What is QuickTime Player: QuickTime Player is the default media player for all Mac computers. In spite of playing videos on Mac, you can use QuickTime to record screen video with audio too.

How to record PS4 gameplay video on Mac:

Run QuickTime Player.

Choose New Screen Recording from the File drop-down menu.

Select your Microphone from the down-side arrow next to Record.

Click Rec to start recording PS4 gameplay without buying anything.

Choose Stop on the top left corner to stop the PS4 video recording process.

record ps4 with quicktime

Option 2. (Ultimate) FoneLab Screen Recorder

What is FoneLab screen recorder: You can record PS4 gameplay with webcam video at the same time. Furthermore, you can record not only the sound coming from the computer, but also your voice. There is no time limit. You can use hotkeys and drawing labels as well. There is no doubt that you can record PS4 gameplay longer than 15 minutes with FoneLab for Mac. 

How to record PS4 gameplay without Lag:

Open the PS4 game recorder on your Mac OS X 10.6 or above. You should launch the Windows version on PC if you are a Windows user.

run ps4 recorder

Drag with your mouse or enter the width and length accurately.

Enable Audio and Webcam options based on your need.

Click the gear icon to get the Preferences window. (You can set hotkey preferences, video and audio settings.)

adjust recorder

Click REC to start the PS4 recoding.

When you stop recording PS4 gameplay, you can go to Media library to share, preview, delete or edit the file.

share ps4 gameplay

When you use FoneLab to record gameplay on PS4, you can take screenshots and add labels to the video directly. Well, you can record PS3 gameplay on PC 10 and other devices as well.

In addition, you can also set a timer with the specific start time and stop time to record PS3 gameplay with laptop and computer.

In a word, whenever you want to record live streaming gameplay on PS4, PS3 and other game consoles, you can free download FoneLab for a try.

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