How to Screen Record on ThinkPad Laptop (with Sound)

This page will guide you on how to screen record on Lenovo ThinkPad laptop in just a few simple steps. Whether you are a professional or a beginner, this guide will help you capture your ThinkPad screen effortlessly! Among all the laptop screen recorders, EaseUS screen recorder is worth trying best!

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Jane Zhou

Updated on May 10, 2024

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This post shows you 3 effective ways to record on a ThinkPad laptop. To help you find the right way, you can check the below comparison table:

Method Effectiveness Difficulty
EaseUS RecExperts High - easy to use & many advanced recording features Extremely Easy
Xbox Game Bar Moderate - free, only record app Easy
OBS Studio High - Support recording and streaming, but it isn't very easy to operate. Difficult

Thanks to its impressive features and robust build, Lenovo ThinkPad laptops have been popular among professionals, entrepreneurs, and students for many years. If you are one of the users, you might want to know how to screen record on ThinkPad laptop for creating video tutorials, capturing a special moment, recording video conferences, etc.

Given that, this post here will show you some easy yet effective ways to effortlessly screen record on Lenovo laptop. So, without further ado, let's get started!

Record on ThinkPad Laptop with Professional Laptop Screen Recorder

If you want to get high-quality recordings on your Lenovo laptop, using a professional laptop screen recorder is essential. EaseUS RecExperts is such a program, which lets you capture anything on your screen with a few simple clicks.

This Windows screen recorder offers different useful recording modes that can help you complete screen recording tasks on almost any occasion, such as capturing video conferences, recording PC gameplay, capturing videos from Hulu, Netflix, and more. With its help, you can freely choose to record the screen on Windows 10 ThinkPad laptop, capture both video and sound, or even grab screen, audio, and webcam simultaneously if needed. 

Most importantly, it is a low-end PC screen recorder, which means it can also work perfectly on your other old laptops or PCs!

To save your time, you can follow the below step-by-step guide to record on your Lenovo ThinkPad PC now:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts on your computer. Before recording, you can choose from two recording modes. To record the whole screen, choose the "Full Screen" mode; to record a part of the screen, select "Region".

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. You can also choose to record the screen with your webcam, system sound, microphone. Just click to select them. You can also set auto split, auto recording with various functions on the interface.

Record with Webcam and Audio

Step 3. Then, click on the red "REC" button to start recording. To pause the recording, click on the white double vertical bar; to end the recording, click on the red square sign. They are located on the menu bar appearing on your screen.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, you will be led to the recording list. Here you can view, split, extract audio, take screenshots, delete, and manage your recordings, etc. To start a new recording with previous settings, click on the "REC" button on the top of the window.

Recording List Window

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Screen Record on Lenovo ThinkPad using Xbox Game Bar

Lenovo ThinkPad laptops all run the Windows operating system, so you also can use the built-in Windows 10 screen recorder (Xbox Game Bar) to start recording screens with audio on ThinkPad PCs.

This freeware was designed to help users capture highlights while playing PC games. But now, it is regarded as an all-in-one screen capture software to handle all simple recording tasks, from recording presentations to lectures. However, if you are new to it, you may have no idea to use it. Don't fret; you can move to the below-detailed tutorial:

Note: Our laptop runs the Windows 11 version.

Step 1. Click the Windows icon, choose the "Settings" option, then hit "Gaming" > "Game Mode". After that, you need to enable the Game Mode on the right top.

Record on ThinkPad laptop with xbox game bar

Step 2. Next, press the "Windows + G" keys simultaneously on your keyboard, and the Xbox Game Bar will appear.

Step 3. Then, you will see all the widgets in the top navigation. Just click "Capture" to start your recording on a ThinkPad laptop.

?You might be interested: Xbox Game Bar Recording Guide

Capture ThinkPad Laptop Screen with Audio using OBS Studio

The last method to record video on a ThinkPad laptop is to rely on OBS Studio, a well-known open-source screen recorder.

This free screen recorder also provides a wide range of recording options, including recording full screen, partial screen, single windows, multiple screens, and more. And you can easily and quickly change the capture scenes by hitting the hotkeys. Moreover, you can even change the output settings to get your desired video/audio file, such as format, quality, codec, etc. However, it has a significant shortcoming - complex UI. So, to help you record quickly, we offer a guide below:

Step 1. Install and launch this freeware, then click the "+" button at the Source tab.

Step 2. Next, click "Display Capture" > "Create new" to rename a new recording mission you want to record.

Screen record on ThinkPad with OBS

Step 3. If needed, customize the parameters of your recording in the Settings tab.

Step 4. When you are ready, click "Start Recording" to begin your process.

The Bottom Line

On this page, we have discussed 3 effective ways to help you screen record on a ThinkPad laptop, and they are suitable for different groups of people:

1️⃣EaseUS RecExperts: This software provides many basic and advanced recording features that can meet all common recording needs. Besides, it has a friendly UI. So it is a good option if you are a novice who needs to complete a little difficult recording tasks. 

2️⃣Xbox Game Bar: It is completely free but offers basic recording tools. It suits those who just want to capture screen, without caring about the quality.

3️⃣OBS Studio: Because of its complicated UI, it suits those who have some tech knowledge.

❓How to Screen Record on ThinkPad Laptop FAQs

Here are some related questions about recording on a ThinkPad laptop, and you can take a look!

1. How do I record my screen on my Lenovo pad?

  • Pull down the notification, extend the list of toggles, and tap the Screen recorder button.
  • Hit Start Now, and you will see a countdown. When it disappears, your Lenovo Pad is being recorded.

2. How do I record audio on my Lenovo Thinkpad?

To record audio on Lenovo ThinkPad, all you need is a Windows audio recorder, like EaseUS RecExperts, Audacity, etc. You can pick anyone to start recording.

3. Does my Lenovo laptop have screen recording?

Yes. Lenovo laptops run the Windows operating system, and a built-in screen recorder is available for Windows called Xbox Game Bar.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

Start Recording

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