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I just started using MSI Afterburner again so I can record game footage. I only seem to be able to record the sounds coming out of my speakers - or my mic. I can't record both at the same time. The only way I can think of is to set the sound of my mic to come out of my speakers, but that would be really annoying having to keep hearing myself speaking haha!

Does anyone know a way around this??

Really hope someone can help!

Thanks biggrin.gif
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I am not familiar with MSI After burner's recording features, but you could try recording your mic input from another sound recorder (such as audacity) and sync it up later.
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I am not familiar with MSI After burner's recording features, but you could try recording your mic input from another sound recorder (such as audacity) and sync it up later.

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Record the sounds coming out of your speakers with MSI AB and record your audio with Audacity? I would think that would be the best free way to do it. One problem with that though is that you'd have to take a bit of time to sync your video with your audio.

If you were willing to spend a bit of money, you could go with Fraps which lets you record both your mic and speakers at the same time however you will likely have numerous files all split into 3-4GB a piece which can be a pain if you do any editing.

You could also look into something like DXtory. I believe it can record both your mic and speaker volume but it'd be best to get a second opinion from someone that uses it. Another plus to DXtory is that it doesn't split your files up like Fraps does.

Edit: Got ninja'd
Edited by Gr0ve - 2/21/12 at 11:01pm
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DxTory.
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DxTory.

He said he is using MSIAB.
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Msi Afterburner, powerful as it is, cannot capture them both at the same time. i really wish unwinder would make it so it can though.......
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He said he is using MSIAB.

And I said use DxTory. Does it right out of the box. Even puts your voice and the game sound into separate audio tracks so you can adjust volume.
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Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post

I am not familiar with MSI After burner's recording features, but you could try recording your mic input from another sound recorder (such as audacity) and sync it up later.
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Originally Posted by Gr0ve View Post

Record the sounds coming out of your speakers with MSI AB and record your audio with Audacity? I would think that would be the best free way to do it. One problem with that though is that you'd have to take a bit of time to sync your video with your audio.
If you were willing to spend a bit of money, you could go with Fraps which lets you record both your mic and speakers at the same time however you will likely have numerous files all split into 3-4GB a piece which can be a pain if you do any editing.
You could also look into something like DXtory. I believe it can record both your mic and speaker volume but it'd be best to get a second opinion from someone that uses it. Another plus to DXtory is that it doesn't split your files up like Fraps does.
Edit: Got ninja'd

I only record little sections of a game at a time, like when im about to piss off one of my friends or do something else cool haha cool.gif So it would be a right pain in the ass trying to find the correct sections of audio to sync later with the audactity method. Unless I keep Alt+Tabbing out of game to start and stop Audacity recording to but it would just do my head in and ruin the flow of things so it's not an option for me.

MSI Afterburner records some pretty nice quality videos and doesn't split it into chunks if you don't stop recording like Fraps does. I did try out a version of fraps but it wasn't able to record both things at the same time. I don't want to pay for Fraps anyway because it costs to much. Im gonna give the demo version of that Dxtory a go. Cheers all thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Nemesis158 View Post

Msi Afterburner, powerful as it is, cannot capture them both at the same time. i really wish unwinder would make it so it can though.......

It can do both, I've done it. wink.gif



But I think you must have Realtek for it to work. There may be other workarounds if you don't.
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