The feature allows you to select and refine the part of the screen you want to record before starting your screen recording session. Since this is a basic feature, you cannot crop or edit the footage. It’s all one take, and the Snipping Tool doesn’t support audio recording. Although you can find many third-party applications to create screencast videos, the recording feature in the Snipping Tool app can come in handy in many situations. For example, when you need to create personal videos to remember the steps to complete a specific task, help others learn something, or share steps with technical support to help resolve an issue. This guide will teach you the steps to record your screen on Windows 11. (You can also use the Snipping Tool to take screenshots.)

Screen record on Windows 11 with Snipping Tool

To do a screen recording on Windows 11, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, you will end up with a “.mp4” file containing the recording sessions.

The feature is available starting with version 11.2211.35.0 of the Snipping Tool app. The screen recording feature is rolling out slowly, and it’s initially available for Windows 11 devices enrolled in the Dev Channel. You can always check for updates on the Microsoft Store’s Library page if you have a device in the Windows Insider Program. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.