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So I'm just wondering what would be the best free program to use for recording 720p or 1080p video?

Also, what are some good free programs for editing videos?
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Fraps will be your best bet.

Not sure on editing simply because i dont do much but I used to use the one you get with the os and it always worked out fine.
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Fraps is better and will bog down your computer the least out of all programs cuz it doesn't compress your video files, that's why your video files will be HUGE when you record with it. Like wut, 2Gb a min?

You can also try Bandicam though.
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Yea, fraps was the only program I've really heard of, but I didn't know if there were any others that were possibly better.

I'll go try out fraps. Thx for the replies
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Try MSI afterburner. i dont like fraps cause it sucks for my 5760x1080 resolution.
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Try MSI afterburner. i dont like fraps cause it sucks for my 5760x1080 resolution.

Damn, I didn't even know you could do that with afterburner....I'll try this
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use fraps for recording, on another hdd hopefuly.
then use virtualdub to compress it
I use XVID mpeg-4 codec with 10 000 kbps
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post #8 of 16
If the game has an built-in tool for recording, then this will be your best bet, I am talking about tools like CoD's /record and /avidemo or Battlefield's BattleRecorder. If the game does not support built-in recording, then I'd go for Fraps.

For editing, you can use programs ranging from Camtasia Studio to Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere, depending on the complexity of your project.
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FRAPS was pretty meh the last time I tried it, Afterburner is much better and it doesn't hurt your FPS as much. I've also tried Xsplit which actually works pretty well although it is more of a streaming program.
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DxTory or Fraps , afterburner,even XFire- DxTory is my favorite you can adjust about anything
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