With built-in Game DVR feature in Xbox App, PC users can record games in high quality, without requiring third-party utilities. If you wish to change the default location and save the game clips to a different folder, you can do so. You can Use Xbox Game DVR to move Game Clips & Screenshots to another folder When you do so, Game clips and screenshots will be moved to that folder.
Where are my game clips and screenshots saved in Windows 11/10
By default, Game DVR saves all recorded games to the following location – C:\Users\UserName\Videos\Captures.
To access your game clips and screenshots, simply select the Start button, then go to Settings > Gaming > Captures and select Open folder.
Change default Save location of Captures folder for Game DVR
To change the default save location of the Captures folder for Game DVR in Windows 11/10, follow these steps:
- Open File Explorer on your computer.
- Click on the Videos Library folder on the sidebar panel.
- Right-click on the Captures folder and select the Properties option.
- Switch to the Location tab and click the Move button.
- Select a location where you want to move the folder to.
- Click the Select Folder button.
- Click the OK button.
- Click the Yes option.
To learn more about these steps, continue reading.
You can change the default Save location of Captures folder for Game DVR on Windows 10 PC by following this procedure.
Windows Settings doesn’t offer an option to change the default location of Captures folder. However, if you are running short of space on your primary system drive and would like to change the default location, here’s a simple workaround.
Right-click in empty space of your Captures folder and choose Properties.
Next, select the Location tab and hit the Move button.
Now, browse to the location where you would like to place this folder. Before doing this, make sure you have created a new folder (e.g., Captures) at the new location (e.g., F: drive).
There, select the folder and hit the OK button.
When prompted, click Yes to move all files from the old location to the new location. Pause for a few seconds until your Captures folder is moved to the desired location.
Once done, close the folder and exit. You’ve successfully changed the default Game DVR save location.
To restore Game DVR or Captures folder to its original location, choose ‘Restore Default‘ button under ‘Videos Properties’ window and restore the folder to its original location.
Hope this helps!
How do I change where my game clips are saved?
To change the save location of default game clips in Windows 11 or Windows 10, you need to move the Captures folder to a different location. It is placed in a Library folder named Videos. You can right-click on the Videos, select Properties, and switch to the Location tab. Following that, click the Move button, and select a location where you want to move the folder to. Then, click the Select folder button and click the OK option. At last, click the Yes button.
Where are game DVR screenshots and video captures automatically saved?
By default, Windows 11 and Windows 10 save Game DVR screenshots and video captures in the Captures folder. It is placed inside the Videos Library folder. You can open the Videos folder and double-click on the Captures sub-folder to find out all the contents you are looking for.