Windows 10: Compression for games recordings

Discus and support Compression for games recordings in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I recorded an FS9 Flight simulator 9. 10 mins == 511MB. Surely MP4 should be compressed!!! DW... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Dave Wain, Feb 14, 2020.

  1. Dave Wain Win User

    Compression for games recordings

    I recorded an FS9 Flight simulator 9.

    10 mins == 511MB.

    Surely MP4 should be compressed!!!


    Dave Wain, Feb 14, 2020
  2. Nikhar_K Win User

    Can’t hear audio while recording games or videos


    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    We will need some more information to help you with the appropriate troubleshooting steps. Please reply with the following details:

    • How are you recording the games or videos?
    • When you say, “I can't hear anything” you are unable to get the in-game audio or your voice?
    • What is the make and model of the computer?
    • Which build version of Windows 10 is installed on the computer? To check type:
      winver in the search bar on the Taskbar and hit

    If you are using Game bar to record the games or videos, I suggest you to refer the steps mentioned below:

    1. Press Windows key + I to open
    2. Click on Gaming.
    3. Click on Capture on the left pane.
    4. Clear the check box for Record gaming audio only.
    5. Follow the same steps for Broadcasting.

    Please reply with the status of the issue, we will be glad to help you further.


    Nikhar Khare

    Microsoft Community - Moderator
    Nikhar_K, Feb 14, 2020
  3. Game DVR randomly cutting out sound when recording

    Hi Jordan,

    Having an incorrect configuration setting is one of the possible reasons why you're having an issue using the Game DVR. To help you resolve this concern, I need to collect more information. Kindly answer the questions below:

    • Are you having the issue when you're using the Xbox app?
    • Were you able to record a video without any problem before?

    Meanwhile, I suggest that you perform the troubleshooting steps provided on the link below:

    Click here
    Wilfred Mac, Feb 14, 2020
  4. Ryan Fra Win User

    Compression for games recordings

    Can not record audio.


    We suggest that you run troubleshooting for Audio Recording by following these steps:

    • Type troubleshooting on the search box.
    • Click View all.
    • Select Recording Audio.
    • Follow the steps to troubleshoot Recording Audio.

    Let us know if you need further help.
    Ryan Fra, Feb 14, 2020

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