What are the best tools to record Xbox One gameplays?

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    #1Xbox One Game DVR

    Xbox One Game DVR

    Xbox One Game DVR is a built-in screen recorder for Xbox One consoles. It can be used with internal or external memory storage and can record up to five minutes of gameplay. Some games automatically disallow Game DVR to function.

    Robert Rose
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "had a little difficulty using this but I really enjoy this one nowadays when I record all my good plays in FIFA! "
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    #2Elgato Game Capture

    Elgato Game Capture

    Elgato Game Capture is a free software offered by Elgato. It is capable of recording the video recording transmitted by a capture card and is compatible with macOS and Windows. The software offers settings for picture and audio.


    Windows, Mac


    Chao Yang
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "this thing cost me three week's allowance so i was happy it worked well and now I can prove to my friends what I brag about whenever i play. LOL! 😜😜"
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    #3Xbox One SmartGlass

    Xbox One SmartGlass

    Xbox One SmartGlass is a companion app for Xbox One users created by Microsoft. It allows users to connect their mobile phones into their Xbox One consoles and control them remotely for playing, watching, or tracking activities.


    Android, Mac


    Jonathan Richardson
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "really handy when it comes to wanting to screen record what my younger brother is playing or watching in my XB1. Told him I will ban him from my room and from using my box if he gets one toe out of line. Now I have a way to monitor him. "
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    This is the official Xbox app, which will keep you updated on everything related to your favorite video game console. You will also be able to stay in touch with you friends and discover new games and accomplishments from all your devices. 


    Android, iOS


    Ankita Kapur
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "this app is a necessity if you are a game like me who wishes to have a companion app. this app allows me to record videos and monitor how my box is being used at the moment, almost like a baby sitter for my nieces and nephwes!"
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    #5Hauppauge HD PVR Rocket

    Hauppauge HD PVR Rocket

    Hauppauge HD PVR Rocket is an HD video game recorder for Xbox and PlayStation consoles and even desktops. It is a standalone device and can capture up to 1080p @ 60fps. It comes with a 2m HDMI cable and a mic.



    Irma Duarte
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "never knew these kinds of devices existed LOL! Waiting for mine right now, this bad boy will really help me track my progress in my video games if the reviews are right!"
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    #6Xbox One Kinect Sensor

    Xbox One Kinect Sensor

    Xbox One Kinect Sensor is a device that lets users control Xbox One consoles with just motions. Players can use this to play, switch apps, capture or record screens, and even broadcast picture-in-picture. 



    Larry Simpson
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "so you can command the kinect to screen cap and even record screen video???? 😨😨😨 thought it just lets you play dance games and wave your hands in the air.😂😂😂"
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    #7Roxio Game Capture HD Pro

    Roxio Game Capture HD Pro

    Roxio Game Capture HD Pro is a screen recording device. It connects via USB and HDMI cables. It supports Xbox and PlayStation consoles, and even desktop computers. It can also be used as a streaming device and has 10GB storage.



    Arjun Patil
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "I was gifted this by my friends for my 17th birthday and i thought I couldn't do anything with it but it let me capture my sick game plays and then put them on my youtube channel, which has now reached a good number of subs! hoping for better games and bhetter equipment in the future!"
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    #8Xbox One Wireless Controller

    Xbox One Wireless Controller
    The Xbox One Wireless Controller is a controller made for the Xbox One and PC that has out of the box support, wireless features (with the purchase of a wireless adapter), that is made by Microsoft.


    Willie Young
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "Had to learn all the controls but they are really helpful when you want to record a sick cutscene in your game! You know where I really use my records HEHEHEHEHEHE "


Best What are the best tools to record Xbox One gameplays
1Xbox One Game DVROther 19 Paid
2Elgato Game CaptureSoftware 15 Free
3Xbox One SmartGlassApps 6 Free
4XboxApps 3 Free
5Hauppauge HD PVR RocketElectronics 2 Paid
6Xbox One Kinect SensorElectronics 2 Paid
7Roxio Game Capture HD ProElectronics 1 Paid
8Xbox One Wireless ControllerElectronics 1 Paid

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