Over the past few years, different models of iPads have been released in the market. Some differ in size, and other specifications, but all in all, they are still powerful enough to support heavy mobile games. With their size being just right, they prove to be perfect for gaming as they are not too large, and not too small. There are a lot of games compatible with iPad and all are great games on their own. For most people, when playing a game, they would want to record their games and watch it later. The reasons varies with the player when they record their games, but one thing is sure, they need a reliable recording tool. Continue reading to learn about the tools you can use to record iPad gameplays.
iPhone Screen RecorderFirst on the list is the iPhone Screen Recorder by Acethinker. Though its name suggests that it is intended for iPhones, it still works for iPad devices since they both have the “Airplay” function so there is no problem with it. When playing a game, the bigger the screen, the better. That is why using this tool, the iPad screen will be casted on a PC screen, and from there you will be able to record your gameplay. The tool can record iPad activities seamlessly so you are sure to get the best gameplay video all the time. Here are the steps to use iPhone Screen Recorder.
Step1 Download and installDownload the installer of the tool by clicking the buttons below and run it on your PC. Follow the setup wizard to be guided accordingly.
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Step2 Launch the toolAfter the installation, launch the tool and the home screen will appear.
Step3 Connect the iPad to the PCMake sure that the iPad is connected to the same WiFi network as with the PC. Next, launch the “Command Center” and tap the “Screen Mirroring” option.
Step4 Start RecordingOnce the iPad screen is mirrored, play the game and click the “Record” button to start.
Step5 Stop the recording processWhen the game is over, click the “Stop” button to end the recording process. The file will be automatically saved afterwards.
Step6 Play the videoAfter clicking the “Stop” button, the folder where the video is stored will appear. Play the video directly from the folder using the default media player.
AirShouIf you prefer to record your game on your iPad directly, then AirShou is the tool for you. The tool however, is not available on the App Store, and needs to be downloaded from its website. The records every screen activity on your iPad once activated. It is a convenient way to record your game when there is no available PC. To learn how to use AirShou to record your iPad gameplay, follow these steps.
Step1 Install the tool on the iPadGet the installer of AirShou by clicking the link here. Install the file on your iPad afterwards.
Step2 Launch AirShouOnce installed on the iPad, launch the tool by tapping the Airshou icon.
Step3 Toggle the Trust setting of the iPadSince AirShou is not from the App Store, the system does not trust it yet and will block the tool. Head to the “Settings” and under the “Profile and Device Management” tab, tap the “Trust” button.
Step4 Start the recording processGo back to the tool and click the “Record” button and start the game.
Quicktime PlayerThose who owns a Mac device probably don’t know about it, but Quicktime Player can record your screen activities. Quicktime Player is the default media player of Mac devices, and can also function as a recorder. For people who use Mac device, using this will be easy as they use Quicktime Player most of the time. However, for those who are not familiar with the steps to record gameplay on iPad with Quicktime Player, here are the steps.
Step1 Launch Quicktime PlayerTo open Quicktime Player, go to “Finder” and under “Application,” search for “Quicktime Player.”
Step2 Connect the iPad to the MacConnect the iPad to the Mac device using a lightning cable, and click the “File” tab and select “New Movie Recording.”
Step3 Mirror the iPadOn the Quicktime toolbar, click the drop down arrow beside the “Record” button and select the iPad from the list.
Step4 Record the gameClick the “Record” button to start the recording process. Launch the game and play it. To end the recording process, click the same button on the toolbar and save the video.
iPad built-in recorderApple introduced the built-in recorder function of iOS devices with their iOS 11 update. Since then, people have been using this function as it proved to be very useful to iOS user. However, there are still people who does not know how to use this function, especially in recording gameplay. That is why the steps how to use this function are listed below.
Step1 Open the Settings windowHead to the “Settings” window and look for “Control Center.”
Step2 Add Screen RecorderUnder “Control Center,” look for the “Screen Recorder” option and tap the “Add” button before it.
Step3 Begin recordingGo back to the home screen, and launch the “Control Center” by swiping up from the bottom part of the screen and tap the “Record” button. The recording will start and just play the game you want.
Step4 End the recordingWhen the game is finished and you want to stop the recording, tap the “Red status bar” and a message will appear. Click “Stop” from the options on the pop up reminder and the video will be saved on the “Gallery.”