How to Record Last 2 Minutes on PC [Detailed Steps and Pictures]

Against the backdrop that short videos becoming increasingly popular, are you searching for a way to record the last 2 minutes on PC? If so, you are coming to the right page. This article will explain how to record last 2 minutes on PC with detailed steps using EaseUS RecExperts, Xbox Game Bar, VLC, and Screencastify.

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Updated on Jan 17, 2024

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Way 1. Using Professional Screen Recorder - EaseUS RecExperts Using a professional screen recorder is the most effective and easiest way...Full steps
Way 2. Using Windows Built-in Recorder - Xbox Game Bar Xbox Game Bar is a Windows 10 built-in game recorder. It works with...Full steps
Way 3. Using Google Chrome Extension Recorder - Screencastify Screencastify is a Google Chrome extension screen recorder...Full steps
Way 4. Using Open-source Multi-media Player - VLC VLC is a portable, free, open-source media player that can help you...Full steps

As short videos become increasingly popular, more and more people want to record short videos for sharing with their friends or posting on their social media. But how to record videos on a PC is a question.

Do not worry; this article offered by EaseUS will describe how to record last 2 minutes on PC with detailed steps and pictures. After reading, you can pick one to help you record a PC game or other videos. So let's get straight to the point and come to the details.

Way 1. Using Professional Screen Recorder - EaseUS RecExperts

Using a professional screen recorder is the most effective and easiest way to record a short video when playing a game or watching a video. This is because the professional screen recorder has more functions to help you record or clip on your PC.

But among many screen recorders available on the market, which one you should use remains a question. Here a professional screen recorder called EaseUS RecExperts will be introduced to you.

EaseUS RecExperts is a multi-functional screen recorder that can help you to screen record on Windows 7/8/10/11. It lets you record almost anything on your computer and supports setting hotkeys to help record screen. In addition, it allows you to clip the last 10 minutes on your PC.

The following is what makes this screen recorder unique and worthy of trying:

  • Capturing a full or partial region on PC's screen with audio or webcam
  • Recording 2D/3D gameplay highlights without time limit or lag
  • Offering a scheduled recording feature
  • Coming with a video editor and media player
  • Supporting over 10 output formats

You can perform the steps below to record the last 2 minutes on your PC.

Step 1. Run EaseUS RecExperts on your device and you will see two recording modes. You can choose "Full Screen"to record the whole screen or choose "Region" to select the recording area manually before recording.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. After that, you can choose to record the webcam, system sound, microphone or record none of them as you like. You can also set auto split, auto recording with various functions on the interface.

Record with Webcam or Audio

Step 3. Then, you can click the red "REC" button to start recording. Here will be a menu bar on your screen. To pause the recording, click on the white double vertical bar; to end the recording, click on the red square sign.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, you will be led to the list interface. Here you can view or edit your recordings. To start a new recording, just click on the "REC" button on the top of the interface.

Recording List Window

Way 2. Using Windows Built-in Recorder - Xbox Game Bar

Xbox Game Bar is a Windows 10 built-in game recorder. It works with most computer games, giving you instant access to capture your screen. The Xbox Game bar was initially designed to record gameplay on Windows computers, allowing you to record almost anything on your PC now.

Still, it has many downsides, such as a greyed-out Xbox Game Bar recording button and no recording area adjustment option.

The detailed steps to record the last 2 minutes on your computer are as follows.

Step 1. Press the Win + G keys simultaneously to open the Game bar, and you will view all widgets in the top navigation.

Step 2. To record the screen, click the "Capture" icon to toggle the Capture widget. Then, click the camera icon to start your recording.

using xbox game bar

Step 3. Tap the stop button in the recording bar to stop recording. (Alternatively, press the Windows + ALT + R keys to stop the recording.)

Here is a video about recording your screen via Xbox Game Bar.

Record Any Game with Xbox Game Bar
 

Way 3. Using Google Chrome Extension Recorder - Screencastify

Screencastify is a Google Chrome extension screen recorder that lets you record Google Meet without permission. Therefore, you must find it in the Chrome extensions and add it to your Google extensions. It is an excellent recorder for gaming if you want to save time downloading or installing a recorder.

In addition, it allows you to edit and share your recorded gameplay or videos with simple clicks. All sounds good, but it cannot let you record a video for over 5 minutes.

Here's what you can do to record the last 2 minutes on your computer.

Step 1. Go to the Screencastify official site to add it to Chrome extensions.

using screencastify

Step 2. Hit the Screencastify (A) icon in the Google extension bar, select the Desktop/Browser (B) tab, and click on the Record Button (C).

tap on the record button

Step 3. (Optional) Choose whether you want to record your microphone or webcam.

pick microphone or webcam

Way 4. Using Open-source Multi-media Player - VLC

VLC is a portable, free, open-source media player that can help you record your DVD. It lets you record the desktop screen, microphone, and computer sound. After recording the video, you can modify and upload it to your social media account. However, it is vital to note that you can only capture the entire screen.

Steps to use VLC to record the last 2 minutes on PC.

Step 1. Open the VLC Media Player. Click the "Media" tab and choose "Convert/Save..." from the dropdown menu.

convert and save in vlc

Step 2. A new window will pop up after that. First, click the "Capture Device" tab and choose "Desktop" as your capture mode, then select a frame rate. Next, click "Convert/Save" > "Convert" to enter a new window.

capture device vlc

Step 3. Choose a video output format near the "Profile" section. After choosing "Destination file", click "Browse" to find a saving path. Then click "Start" to begin your recording.

record settings vlc

Final Thoughts

This article covers 4 ways to record the last 2 minutes on a PC. Hence, how to record the last 2 minutes on PC for different purposes is easy. Some of the best methods are using EaseUS RecExperts, Xbox Game Bar, VLC, and Screencastify. After reading this article, professionals and beginners can record a short video easily and quickly.

EaseUS RecExperts is a practical screen recorder that lets you record anything on your computer. It has more functions and few limitations. Do not hesitate to download it and try it!

FAQs

1. How do I Record last 1 hour on my computer?

By default, the Windows 10 Game bar lets you record your computer's screen for an hour or longer. By pressing the Windows + G keys, it can be opened. If this doesn't work, check your settings. After starting the Windows Game Bar, select the Captures menu to view essential options. A more practical and effective way to record the last 1 hour is to use a professional screen recorder, like EaseUS RecExperts.

2. Is there a screen recorder app for PC with no time limit?

EaseUS RecExperts is one of the best screen recorders with no watermark or time limit. It is a great option for those who want to capture or edit videos easily and quickly.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

Start Recording

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