AnsweredWhy is There No Video Capture Available on Switch?❓

I've wondered since it came out for Switch. You can take screenshots, but there's no video capture available for the Switch application. There have been some moments that I've really wanted to capture. And I'm just wondering why it is not available. I'm playing Hollow Knight.

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Melissa Lee· Answered on Dec 01, 2023

Why is there no video capture available on Switch? In fact, you can press the screenshot button to record the last 30 seconds of your gameplay as a video. However, if you are playing Hollow Knight, this won't work.

You can't record a gameplay video for Hollow Knight on Switch because the game recording function has to be implemented by the devs of each game individually. And Team Cherry said they were starting to look at it 5 years ago. If you can't do it now, then they must have given it up.

How to record Hollow Knight gameplay on Switch? Well, you will need to download a third-party game recording program called EaseUS RecExperts from the button here first.

This game recorder is capable of recording any game playing on your PC screen with ease. Note that you need to connect your Switch to your computer. Then, you can even record the internal audio, microphone sound, and webcam based on your needs. Just select the element you want before recording.

Steps to record Hollow Knight gameplay:

  1. 1. Select Game from the left side of the interface and go to Settings > Video to adjust the frame rate, video quality, format, etc. Then, click OK to continue.
  2. 2. Go back to the Game mode interface and click Select Game to choose Hollow Knight.
  3. 3. Click REC to start your game recording. Once done, click the red square sign to stop the recording process.

👁️‍🗨️Related article: How to Record Switch Gameplay for Free (No Time Limit!)

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