How to Play and Record iOS Games on Computer

Would you like to share game experience with friends or fans? If you like playing games on iPhone, you must know playing iOS games with a bigger screen is an enjoyable thing, for some screen of iOS devices are too small to enjoy your game. Therefore, more and more iOS users want to know how to play iOS games on Mac/PC, or even record games on PC/Mac.

Play and Record iOS Games on Computer

When you need to play iPhone games on Mac or PC, QuickTime should be the best solution you need to take into consideration. In this article, we also shared the best method to record iPhone games on PC. Just read on to learn more detailed information from the article.

Part 1: How to Play iOS Games on Mac

To paly iOS games on Mac, you need to mirror your iOS screen to your Mac. So that, a good mirroring software is the assist you must have. Here we recommend QuickTime Player to you. QuickTime player is a program of Apple. So for most Mac users, you can easily find QuickTime Player on your computer. If you don't, you can also download this software easily from App Store or a safe website, for this software is totally free to use. There are many pros of using this software to play iOS games on Mac, such as easy mirroring and simple settings. But it requires a wired connection between your iOS device and Mac.

Step 1. Launch QuickTime Player

Connect the iOS device to your Mac via a USB cable firstly. And then if you find QuickTime Player on your Mac, just launch it. If not, launch the program once you download the program.

Step 2. Choose mirroring mode

When it is opened, Quicktime will bring up a filepicker menu and just click Down. Then click File from the menu bar, and next choose New Movie Recording.

Choose mirroring mode

Step 3. Select iOS device

Now click the down arrow next to the record button and select the iOS device you connected with. And then you can see your iOS screen and play iOS games on Mac. If you want to record, just click the "Record" button.

Select iOS device

Part 2: How to Record Games on PC

Way 1: The Best Method to Record Games on PC with Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder

For Windows users, Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder is the best choice for you to mirror and record your iOS games on your PC. It provides you the easy yet professional way to mirror and record the screen of all models of iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It also enables you customize the recoding settings as you want. After finishing the recording, you can output HD videos in MP4 with high quality. If you want to know how to record games on PC with this software, you can read the next steps.

Step 1. Download iOS Screen Recorder

First of all, search Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder with a browser and then download it on your computer from a safe website. Next install this software according the guide. When it is installed, you are able to launch it.

Download

Step 2. Connect with same network

The precondition of successfully mirroring your iOS screen to computer is the two devices must be connected with the same network. After that your iOS device can recognize your computer via the Wi-Fi.

Network

Step 3. Mirror your iOS device

Now you can begin to mirror your iOS screen to computer. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to open control center. Then you need to turn on AirPlay. In iOS 7, iOS 8 and iOS 9, you need to tap on "AirPlay". In iOS 10, just tap on "AirPlay Mirroring". In iOS 11, you should tap "Screen Mirroring". Then choose Apeaksoft iOS Scree Recorder from the list.

Mirror your iOS device

Step 4. Record games on PC

When you see your iOS screen on PC, it is time to play your iOS games and click Record button to record it. When you finished, click the stop button, and this software will lead you to the destination where the recorded video saved in.

Record

Way 2: How to Record Games on PC with X-Mirage

X-Mirage is also a good recorder you can use to record your iOS screen. It is the most professional AirPlay server which allows you to wirelessly stream contents or mirror iPhone, iPad and iPod screen. You can find it easily to mirror screen and record with such a wonderful software. Both Mac and Windows users can enjoy this software. In what follows you can get how to record games on PC.

Step 1. Download X-Mirage

Download X-Mirage from the official website and install it on your PC. Then launch it. If you want to test the trial version, click Continue. If you want to buy it, enter the key to register after you buy and get it.

Download

Step 2. Connect with same Wi-Fi

Make sure the computer and your iOS device are connected with the same network. If not, you need to change one of them and promise the two devices are in the same Wi-Fi connection.

Step 3. Mirror screen to computer

Now you can mirror your iOS screen to computer. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access control center. Then you need to turn on AirPlay. For iOS 7, iOS 8 and iOS 9, you need to tap on "AirPlay". In iOS 10, just tap on "AirPlay Mirroring". In iOS 11, you should tap "Screen Mirroring". Then choose X-Mirage [your computer name].

Mirror screen to computer

Step 4. Record games on PC

When you see your iOS device on screen, you can click the red button and play iOS games. Click the buttons once again to stop recording. Then the below window will appear. Click "Start Export" to start the export of the record screen video.

Mirror screen to computer

Conclusion

When you finish reading this article, you must know how to play iOS games on Mac, as well as how to record games on PC. So that you can enjoy your iOS game much more enjoyable on a bigger screen, and you can record your wonderful game experience. Hope you can gain something helpful from this article.

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