How to Screen Record on Microsoft Surface With Sound (Go/Pro/Laptop/Book/Studio)

You've come to the right place if you're seeking for a solution to screen record on Microsoft Surface. This post will show you four practical and simple ways to record screen with sound on Microsoft Surface devices such as the Surface Go, Surface Pro, and Surface Laptop.

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Updated on Mar 05, 2024

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As more individuals work from home, the requirement to capture computer screens is becoming increasingly crucial. Screen recording can be extremely useful for generating educational videos, capturing presentations, or even documenting issues for technical support. 

If you own a Microsoft Surface and want to know how to screen record on it, you've come to the correct place. This post will lead you through the process of screen recording with sound on Microsoft Surface in detail. Five solutions will be shown here, which are all applicable, whether you are using Surface Go, Pro, Laptop, Book, etc.

📜 How to Record Screen With Sound on Microsoft Surface - 4 Methods

The majority of Microsoft Surface devices are Intel-based and run Windows 10 and Windows 11. Therefore, all of the methods described here are compatible with your device and can be used to record screens with sound efficiently.

Most of you must be perplexed about which answer to select. Don't worry; we compared them in three dimensions: effectiveness, usability, and recording quality. Refer to the chart below to find one that appeals to you.

Tools Effectiveness Easy-of-Use Recording Quality
EaseUS RecExeprts 👍High - Record screen smoothly with one click ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ High-quality
Online Screen Recorder Medium - Some of the recording features are limited ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Moderate-quality
Xbox Game Bar Medium - Simple interface and operation, limited recording options ⭐⭐⭐ Moderate-quality
OBS High - Professional recording and editing tool, but with a complex user interface High-quality

1️⃣Screen Record with Sound on Microsoft Surface via EaseUS RecExperts

EaseUS RecExperts is a professional and all-in-one screen recorder that combines video recording and editing. Compatible with Windows 11/10/8/7 and comes with an intuitive interface, you can use it to screen record on Microsoft Surface with simple clicks. 

EaseUS RecExperts provides multiple options to record the whole screen or record only part of the screen. You are allowed to set a scheduled recording plan, which will start the recording automatically. 

Moreover, it supports multiple-screen recording, meaning you can open several windows, and the tool will record them separately simultaneously. And you can draw while recording, making your video more engageable. 

After recording, use the editing features to modify your video to make it more attractive.

Don't hesitate to download it and follow the simple steps to record the screen with sound on your Surface.

Step 1. Launch the gameplay that you want to record. Next, open EaseUS RecExperts and click on the "Game" button on the left.

Record gameplay

Step 2. Click on the "Select Game" option to choose a Game Window or Game Process. Then, you can enable the audio and webcam recording if needed. When all are done, click the big REC button to start the gameplay recording.

Choose gameplay

Step 3. A floating toolbar will appear, and you can pause or stop the recording. Besides that, the camera icon enables you to take a screenshot, and the timer icon lets you stop the recording automatically.

Start gameplay recording

Step 4. After saving the recorded gameplay video, a media player will pop up. It gives you a built-in tool to trim the recording, extract audio from the video, and add an opening & ending part. You can find the tool at the bottom of the player.

View gameplay recording

2️⃣Screen Record with Sound on Microsoft Surface via Oline Screen Recorder

Due to limited computer memory, you can use those online free screen recorders that don't require any software installation. EaseUS additionally offers an online screen recorder. It gives the flexibility to record screen, webcam, system sound, and microphone and is renowned for its straightforward interface and operation. However, you can only use a few of the software's limited features. 

Steps to Screen Record Microsoft Surface with EaseUS Online Screen Recorder:

Step 1. Open EaseUS online screen recorder.

Step 2. Check the screen you want to capture. (You can choose to record a Chrome tab, a single window, or the entire screen.)

easeus online screen recorder

Step 3. Select the audio source from the system sound or microphone, and check it.

Step 4. Click Start Recording to start the process.

3️⃣Screen Record with Sound on Microsoft Surface via Xbox Game Bar

Aside from third-party solutions, the Windows operating system includes a built-in program for recording the screen on the Microsoft Surface. Xbox Game Bar is a useful tool that may easily and conveniently record gameplay, presentations, lessons, webinars, or any other form of content on your device. It is a good option with numerous configuration options.

?However, when compared to third-party software, this application has fewer features, such as the ability to adjust resolutions while recording and video editing after recording. However, it is a competent free screen recording tool.

Steps to Screen Record Microsoft Surface with Xbox Game bar:

Step 1. Press Windows + G keys to open Xbox Game Bar. Or, type Xbox Game Bar in the search box and open it.

xbox game bar

Step 2. Many widgets will be shown on the screen. Click the Record button under the Capture module. Then a timer bar will appear in the top-right corner of your screen on your Microsoft Surface. 

Step 3. Click the Stop icon button to finish recording.

4️⃣Screen Record with Sound on Microsoft Surface via OBS Studio

Regarding the screen recorder, OBS cannot be bypassed, which is a free and open-source screen recording & live streaming platform. It is famous for professional recording options and cross-platform compatibility. OBS Studio has gained great popularity among game players and is used to record various screens on Windows, macOS, and Linux computers. 

?Nevertheless, due to its complex interface, OBS still can't occupy the main screen recording market. Moreover, if you are unfamiliar with this app, you will get confused about its operation. 

Steps to Screen Record Microsoft Surface with OBS Studio:

Step 1. Launch OBS, click File and select Settings to choose the audio source and adjust output specifications.

adjust audio

Step 2. Click the + icon under the Scenes tab to add a particular screen as the recorded scene.

Step 3. Click Start Recording in the right-hand menu, and now OBS is recording your screen with audio and face. When fished, click Stop Recording

obs start recording

📚 Sum Up

Finally, with the multiple methods available, recording your screen on a Microsoft Surface has never been easier. Whether you choose to use the built-in Windows 10 Game Bar, third-party software such as OBS studio or EaseUS RecExperts, or even an online screen recorder, there is a solution for you. 

However, if you want a program that is simple to use, efficient, and packed with extensive functionality, we propose EaseUS RecExperts. With this software, you may easily record and edit films, as well as schedule recordings for later. So, if you want to record professional-quality screencasts on your Microsoft Surface, consider EaseUS RecExperts.

❓ FAQs on Screen Record on Microsoft Surface

1. Can you screen record on Surface Pro?

Yes, screen recording on Surface Pro is a relatively easy task when you choose an easy-to-use tool like EaseUS RecExperts. It allows you to capture a Microsoft screen with sound from system sound or microphone and even record a webcam with simple clicks. 

2. How do I record my screen with sound on my Microsoft Laptop?

To record a screen with sound, you must enable the system sound or microphone can be detected by the tool you use. Then, follow the instruction to finish the recording procedure. 

3. Why can't I screen record on my Microsoft Surface laptop?

Many reasons may cause the issue. For example, you may be unable to screen record on your Microsoft Surface laptop because you need the essential software or app installed, the correct settings are not enabled, or the computer does not fulfill the minimum criteria for screen recording. Therefore, it is advisable to troubleshoot the problem by looking for the relevant software and settings on your Surface laptop or by calling technical support.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

Start Recording

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