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Recorded some gameplay with fraps, it's a 4GB .avi file, what do I do to it now?

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I know you need to convert it or something, what programs (free) do you use to do it? Thanks.
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Make a video via movie maker or sony vegas pro 9 or w.e you wanna use and publish it, it'll cut down the size a lot
    
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hmm then what is virtualdub for?

Anyways I'll use WMM.
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To simply decrease the file size, encode the video. Handbrake is pretty easy to use.

For editing, yeah... use VDub, WMM, Sony Vegas Pro, etc and then encode.
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post #5 of 11
Use wegame and set to 30FPS half size recording (use for recording next time ). also since u have ATI you could use AMD Video Converter, its built in Catalyst Control Center
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Use H.264 aka mp4 for low size files.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kakkilop View Post
Use H.264 aka mp4 for low size files.
but will that activate the 720p feature in youtube? I want at least that fore my video.
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Quote:
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but will that activate the 720p feature in youtube? I want at least that fore my video.
Aslong as you keep the res @ 1280 x 720 when rendering it. Yes it will be youtube hd compatible.
    
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Quote:
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but will that activate the 720p feature in youtube? I want at least that fore my video.
The type of encoding you choose does not change the video's native resolution unless you choose to do so. If the file is an HD resolution it will remain so as long as it's not changed by default in the conversion software - H.264/MP4 are common codecs and are actually very good for HD.
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H.264 or any other format aren't inherently better than older formats on their own. In fact, quite a few H.264 encoders are worse than good MPEG-2 encoders. You need to use software that uses libx264 or x264 to encode the video if you want good quality. Handbrake is one option. By law, anything that uses libx264 is required to credit it, so you can usually determine whether a piece of software uses x264 by going to About.
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