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I'm trying to use WMM to compress a bunch of Fraps videos. The problem is, if I try to compress a lot at once (about a movies worth) I will get random black screens in the finished video. The audio does not stutter, it's just a video problem. This happens if I try to output in 1080 or smaller. The only thing that seems to help is increasing the virtual memory to 10G. Could this be a symptom of not enough ram, or could it be something else.

I'm running a 3 core AMD processor and 4G of DDR3.


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Use DivX to compress FRAPS videos. It does is perfectly, don't even bother with Windows Movie Maker
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What can I use to edit after I compress with DIVX?
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Movie Maker if you really want
Otherwise there are programs like Sony Vegas and Adobe AfterEffects (Both paid-for)
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I haven't had a lot of luck with the paid apps, the trials anyways. Most don't compress a lot faster than WMM, and those that do tend to look bad. I'll try out DIVX. Thanks for your help.
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Sure, AE (Adobe AfterEffects) tends to be quiet a steep learning curve but it is very powerful for video editing. Sony Vegas is easier to learn but not as powerful. Both are paid for, and both are only video editors, not video compressors to my knowledge.
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post #7 of 7
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DivX seems to have a problem accessing the fraps codec. I can get it to work is I make a script file for avisynth, but I would have to make a new one for every file I want to compress. Any other ideas?
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