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Instead of creating a new thread, is FRAPS still the best for recording videos?
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Instead of creating a new thread, is FRAPS still the best for recording videos?

Overall I would say yes, but the other options are viable and worth considering now.
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Instead of creating a new thread, is FRAPS still the best for recording videos?

Nope; Dxtory offers more customization, better quality, and has MUCH lower impact on system performance. The quality speaks for itself. However it costs $40, but it's worth it if you record a lot.
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post #14 of 20
I prefer the MSI Afterburner's built in video capture. I like it better than FRAPS and it is free.
post #15 of 20
If you want a low performance hit I'd say Xfire, but you may have to turn your volume up to max as I have had issues where it sounds really quiet.

This skyrim vid i recorded through xfire is a good example

I had my volume up 100% and that's how it sounded in the end.
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post #16 of 20
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Fraps + Adobe Premiere Pro= youtube videos

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Fixed.

Double fixed... lol

Really you can use almost any program for conversion. I use Premiere for simplicity and I'm used to it. I also say FRAPS. Some people swear by DXtory, but I can never get it to work right for me, so FRAPS it is. I record full-res at 29.97 but not locking the fps while recording, makes some good vids. And now that I finally got a new monitor, I can get better vids. (finally got a good 1080p monitor lol)
 
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post #17 of 20
Once you get Dxtory all setup, its far superior to Fraps, so much customization, and options for installing/using new codecs to record.
Although I have been having problems with it lately causing certain games to lag, while not recording, looking into this.

if you get dxtory, look up Lagarith Lossless Codec, provides the best quality for a small file size compared to fraps you need massive storage to record anything.
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Once you get Dxtory all setup, its far superior to Fraps, so much customization, and options for installing/using new codecs to record.
Although I have been having problems with it lately causing certain games to lag, while not recording, looking into this.

if you get dxtory, look up Lagarith Lossless Codec, provides the best quality for a small file size compared to fraps you need massive storage to record anything.

It's a "Individual results may vary" thing. I've never been able to get DXtory to work right, at all, no matter what guides I followed, or what settings. FRAPS just works for me, and is simple. Tick the full-size bubble, set a custom record rate of 29.97fps, tick to record windows audio and external audio for my mic, uncheck limit frame rate while recording, and go. Also helps I record to a separate 1tb drive just for videos, but still. it works.
 
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Nope; Dxtory offers more customization, better quality, and has MUCH lower impact on system performance. The quality speaks for itself. However it costs $40, but it's worth it if you record a lot.

FRAPS can record 100% quality, so it's literally impossible for dxtory to have higher quality.
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Just realized there was a new update that fixed a problem with latest nvidia drivers, this would be my problem.
Also if anyone needs help setting Dxtory up, but all means send me a pm, and I will help. thumb.gif
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