How To Easily Record DayZ Gameplay And Clips

Here are top-tier quick methods of recording DayZ gameplay videos and clips without FPS Drops!

Record DayZ Gameplay And Clips
Record DayZ Gameplay And Clips

Are you interested in learning how to record the gameplay of DayZ without a capture card? Then, stick with us because this article will reveal the finest possible ways to record the DayZ gameplay videos and clips using nothing but the top-notch game recording software, in our opinion. In addition, you'll also learn how to use them and record DayZ gameplay on consoles using the step-by-step guide.

What’s The Best Way To Record DayZ Gameplay and Clips?

The best way to record DayZ gameplay videos and clips is by utilizing your GPU's native software - Nvidia GeForce Experience or AMD Radeon ReLive. 

These two pieces of software have more than enough recording features, and they are easy to grasp and support both recording videos and clips.

When zombie horde attacks, you won't be able to focus on recording the gameplay.

Besides, you won't have to download any additional software cause there's a high likelihood that you already have one of these two installed on your PC.

How To Record DayZ Clips In A Few Clicks?

If you’d like to record DayZ clips in a few clicks, you'll need at least Windows 10 installed on your PC. You have the Xbox Game Bar already featured in your OS if you meet this requirement. This lightweight program is used for many wonderful game-related things, including game recording. 

To record DayZ clips with no effort, press the Windows button + G and click on the "Start Recording" option in the "Capture" widget. Alternatively, you may record manual gameplay videos with the Windows button + Alt + R or record clips for up to 30 seconds using the Windows button + Alt + G hotkey. You'll find the DayZ videos and clips recorded this way in the C:\Users\\<Username>\Videos\Captures folder.

The Best Methods Of Recording Gameplay and Clips In DayZ

Prior to writing this article, we downloaded and tested all the notable game capturing software available. After doing the exhaustive tests, we settled for three of them, which you'll discover if you keep scrolling.

And if you'd like to read more of these articles, find out how to record Overwatch 2 gameplay or how to record Lost Ark gameplay

Now, let's look at our ultimate choice of the best game recording software out there.

Method #1: Nvidia GeForce Experience

Follow these steps shown below if you'd like to record DayZ using the GeForce Experience:

Keep in mind that you'll need to create an account to use this program.
  1. First, you'll need to download the latest version of the GeForce Experience.
  2. Then, after running the program, click on the settings cog icon near your username.
  3. Tick the gray button to enable the "In-game overlay."
  4. Select the "Settings" option underneath the "In-game overlay" tab.
Custom settings are for power users, so there's no need to change anything here.

Now, you'll be able to change anything from the default video folder to audio/video settings. However, you won't have to do it as they are already pre-configured according to your GPU's power. 

To begin recording DayZ using the GeForce Experience, press one of the two keyboard hotkeys: Alt + F9 for manual video recording or Alt + F10 for clip recording, or click on the "Record" button while in the overlay.

To find your DayZ videos and clips, go to the C:\Users\<Username>\Videos folder.

Method #2: Radeon ReLive

And if you'd like to capture DayZ gameplay using the Radeon ReLive, this is how you can do it:

ReLive isn't enabled by default, so you'll have to do it yourself.
  1. Visit the official website of AMD and download the latest version of the Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition. Once you install it, you will need to restart your PC.
  2. Then, open the AMD Radeon settings and select the ReLive tab.
  3. Enable this function by ticking the ReLive button.
Pro tip: enable the "Instant Replay" function, you could definitely use it in DayZ.

Looking at the screenshot, you'll notice one of the most outstanding user interfaces of all the recording software and the various adjustable options.

In addition, Radeon ReLive comes with the distinctive feature of Instant Gif, which allows creating the DayZ gifs quickly. 

Then, once you're ready to record DayZ videos or clips, press the Ctrl + Shift + R while in the game, and you'll find them in the C:\Users\<Username>\Videos\Radeon ReLive folder. 

CHow To Record DayZ Gameplay On Xbox 

To record or share the DayZ gameplay clips on your Xbox console, press and hold the custom share button on the Xbox controller (in the middle) and press it back again to stop recording.

This button has other functions as well, such as sharing your DayZ clips.

How To Record DayZ Gameplay On PlayStation

The nearly identical process goes for the PlayStation, so if you'd like to record DayZ on your PlayStation console, press the dedicated share button (above the arrows) twice, and then press it again two times to stop.

The Share button on PlayStation is also supported on the third-party controllers.

Other Mentionable Ways Of Recording DayZ Gameplay

To conclude, here are the honorable mentions of the best ways to record DayZ which weren't included in the central part of the article:

  • Shadowplay (Records up to 4K resolution, but only works with Nvidia graphic cards)
  • Outplayed (The number one choice for auto-capturing the most exciting DayZ moments, but not a perfect choice for long videos)
  • Fraps (It requires much lower resources compared to other alternatives, but it's very outdated)
  • Adobe Captivate (Fantastic choice for content creators, but comes at a pricey monthly subscription)
  • Action! (Compresses recorded videos up to 20 times, but you can't change the frame rate or bit rate)

So there you have it, now you know the best and most manageable ways to record DayZ gameplay videos and clips in just a few easy steps.

Now you'll finally be able to share all your favorite DayZ moments with other people or keep them for yourself as a recollection.