This tutorial will explain how to use the Windows Camera app to record video and audio with the onboard webcam. We will focus on some technical aspects of the app, framing your shot effectively, and delivering the best performance. Please review this full documentation before beginning your recording.


The native Windows Camera app is a simple but effective tool to record video from a webcam. However, there are a few quick things to set up properly before recording.

To ensure that you are using the correct audio device, right-click on the speaker icon in the system tray and open your…

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