The Snipping Tool app (version 11.2211.35.0) for Windows 11 includes a built-in screen recorder.
You will be able to select and refine the part of your screen that you want to record before starting your screen recording session. When you are finished, you can preview your recording before saving or sharing it with others.
Snipping Tool app version 11.2212.24.0 now includes a pause recording option.
This tutorial will show you how to use the Snipping Tool app for screen recording in Windows 11.
Recordings from the Snipping Tool are temporarily cached in the %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.ScreenSketch_8wekyb3d8bbwe\TempState\Recordings folder for the current user.
Open the Snipping Tool app.
Select Record, and click/tap on New. (see screenshot below)
Draw a shape to select the recording area you want, and click/tap on Start when ready to record. (see screenshots below)
You will see 3 2 1 count down after clicking on Start.
When finished recording, click/tap on the Stop (red square) button. (see screenshot below)
You can click/tap on the Pause button to pause recording as needed, and click/tap on Resume when ready to resume recording.
If you want to cancel the recording, you can click/tap on the Discard recording (Recycle Bin) button to go back to step 2.
You can now preview your recording before saving or sharing it with others. (see screenshots below)