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Making Videos

Glarin
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I was just wondering what program you guys use to capture the game for videos?
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  • oyvind_okb16_ESO
    Xsplit Broadcaster is a good tool :) both free and payable version :) the free version is good so unless u wanna go real hardcore at it no need to go pay :)
    Edited by oyvind_okb16_ESO on October 28, 2015 6:05PM
  • Anazasi
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    Open broadcaster is free it also allows you to stream to twitch or youtube. I like it because of the encoding feature seems less problematic.
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  • Glarin
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    I'm using Open Broadcaster right now but the quality that comes out is pretty bad.
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  • Eirella
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    I used to use Fraps, but just started using Bandicam. I believe both programs have free versions that allowed you to record a certain (limited) amount of time.
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  • Anazasi
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    Glarin wrote: »
    I'm using Open Broadcaster right now but the quality that comes out is pretty bad.

    you need to read the set up manual and follow it completely. It's a really strong suite and has fantastic quality.
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  • Telel
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    Telel also uses open broadcaster for streaming. However they've yet to venture into the wackyworld of actual video making outside of fiddling with Youtube's built in editing system
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  • Ezareth
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    Fraps is horrible and has serious performance impacts.

    I use either Action! or Shadowplay. If you use an AMD card, check out Action!

    The nice thing is if you play on a massive resolution it allows you to record at 1080P instead which is what you'd want to record and publish at due to size/performance limitations.
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  • Akinos
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    I've used almost every recording program there is, however I find the best are DXTory, highly customizeable and lets you use any codec you already have installed on your PC , Shadowplay( I loved this when I had an Nvidia card) and Fraps, yes it's older but it's still one of the most stable and reliable recording programs, it won't crash, it doesn't lag unless the system you are running it on is extremely slow. Though the major downside to Fraps are the big file sizes. Like 4 gigabytes a minute or so. I That being said, no PC is the same, so different software will respond differently.

    Perhaps this will help, it's a top 10 list of recording software with reasons why:
    video-game-recorder-software-review.toptenreviews.com/
    Edited by Akinos on October 28, 2015 7:13PM
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  • Ezareth
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    Akinos wrote: »
    I've used almost every recording program there is, however I find the best are DXTory with a custom codec( Iuse XVID) and is highly customizable , Shadowplay( I loved this when I had an Nvidia card) and Fraps, yes it's older but it's still one of the most stable and reliable recording programs, it won't crash, it doesn't lag unless the system you are running on is slower.

    Perhaps this will help, it's a top 10 list of recording software with reasons why:
    video-game-recorder-software-review.toptenreviews.com/

    I tried fraps before I made my choice and my computer ran like garbage compared to Action! or Shadowplay. I wouldn't recommend that to anyone.

    I've heard great things about DXTory though, I almost went that route but chose Action! instead.

    Additionally from what I hear there is a new Windows 10 recording option built into Windows. My brother uses it but I haven't made the switch yet so I can't speak on that.
    Edited by Ezareth on October 28, 2015 7:11PM
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  • Glarin
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    I'm liking Action! atm I'm gonna try it out later when maintenance is done and PvP gets going.
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  • Xsorus
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    Nvidia Cards have Shadowplay which is amazing.

  • Maulkin
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    +1 for Shadowplay
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  • Akinos
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    Ezareth wrote: »
    Akinos wrote: »
    I've used almost every recording program there is, however I find the best are DXTory with a custom codec( Iuse XVID) and is highly customizable , Shadowplay( I loved this when I had an Nvidia card) and Fraps, yes it's older but it's still one of the most stable and reliable recording programs, it won't crash, it doesn't lag unless the system you are running on is slower.

    Perhaps this will help, it's a top 10 list of recording software with reasons why:
    video-game-recorder-software-review.toptenreviews.com/

    I tried fraps before I made my choice and my computer ran like garbage compared to Action! or Shadowplay. I wouldn't recommend that to anyone.

    I've heard great things about DXTory though, I almost went that route but chose Action! instead.

    Additionally from what I hear there is a new Windows 10 recording option built into Windows. My brother uses it but I haven't made the switch yet so I can't speak on that.

    You having a bad experience with Fraps doesn't make it bad software.
    Fraps doesn't lag unless you either set it up wrong or are trying to run it on a older machine from like 2002. I used it for years without issue. It's good for people new to making videos because it's easier to configure and there a million guides out for it. I still use it as backup in the rare event that DXTory stops responding.


    Dxtory is amazing though, I am using it with the XVID codec, much smaller file then anything else with the way I have mine setup. But still has really great HD quality. I made a guide for it which is on my Youtube channel.


    I've heard the Windows 10 recording software is what the X-Box One uses, and that it's pretty good.
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  • Erondil
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    Yes windows 10 comes with a recording software, quite cool and easy to use actually. I was using fraps before I got windows 10, but due to the huge fps drops with fraps I couldnt record or my records were unwatchable 90% of the time.
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  • Ezareth
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    Akinos wrote: »
    Ezareth wrote: »
    Akinos wrote: »
    I've used almost every recording program there is, however I find the best are DXTory with a custom codec( Iuse XVID) and is highly customizable , Shadowplay( I loved this when I had an Nvidia card) and Fraps, yes it's older but it's still one of the most stable and reliable recording programs, it won't crash, it doesn't lag unless the system you are running on is slower.

    Perhaps this will help, it's a top 10 list of recording software with reasons why:
    video-game-recorder-software-review.toptenreviews.com/

    I tried fraps before I made my choice and my computer ran like garbage compared to Action! or Shadowplay. I wouldn't recommend that to anyone.

    I've heard great things about DXTory though, I almost went that route but chose Action! instead.

    Additionally from what I hear there is a new Windows 10 recording option built into Windows. My brother uses it but I haven't made the switch yet so I can't speak on that.

    You having a bad experience with Fraps doesn't make it bad software.
    Fraps doesn't lag unless you either set it up wrong or are trying to run it on a older machine from like 2002. I used it for years without issue. It's good for people new to making videos because it's easier to configure and there a million guides out for it. I still use it as backup in the rare event that DXTory stops responding.


    Dxtory is amazing though, I am using it with the XVID codec, much smaller file then anything else with the way I have mine setup. But still has really great HD quality. I made a guide for it which is on my Youtube channel.


    I've heard the Windows 10 recording software is what the X-Box One uses, and that it's pretty good.

    My computer is all the latest and greatest hardware and I configured FRAPs correctly. When recording I was still getting a 10-15FPS framerate drop. This is primarily because (at least this was the case a year ago when I tested it) fraps will only record at native FPS and resolution. Recording at 2560X1600 at 60 FPS will have a performance impact on any machine as that is in essence 4 times the throughput of the 1080P 30 FPS recording that I do now.

    FRAPs is one of the oldest and most used pieces of recording software out there but the technology of it's competitors have far surpassed it.

    As far as ease of use I found Action to be both easier to set up as well as the added benefit of having a cheaper licensing cost (which never played into my considerations). I've never had Action crash on me before but Shadowplay does have its quirks with occasional crashing/hangs.

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  • KostasDragonborn
    Akinos wrote: »
    Ezareth wrote: »
    Akinos wrote: »
    I've used almost every recording program there is, however I find the best are DXTory with a custom codec( Iuse XVID) and is highly customizable , Shadowplay( I loved this when I had an Nvidia card) and Fraps, yes it's older but it's still one of the most stable and reliable recording programs, it won't crash, it doesn't lag unless the system you are running on is slower.

    Perhaps this will help, it's a top 10 list of recording software with reasons why:
    video-game-recorder-software-review.toptenreviews.com/

    I tried fraps before I made my choice and my computer ran like garbage compared to Action! or Shadowplay. I wouldn't recommend that to anyone.

    I've heard great things about DXTory though, I almost went that route but chose Action! instead.

    Additionally from what I hear there is a new Windows 10 recording option built into Windows. My brother uses it but I haven't made the switch yet so I can't speak on that.

    You having a bad experience with Fraps doesn't make it bad software.
    Fraps doesn't lag unless you either set it up wrong or are trying to run it on a older machine from like 2002. I used it for years without issue. It's good for people new to making videos because it's easier to configure and there a million guides out for it. I still use it as backup in the rare event that DXTory stops responding.


    Dxtory is amazing though, I am using it with the XVID codec, much smaller file then anything else with the way I have mine setup. But still has really great HD quality. I made a guide for it which is on my Youtube channel.


    I've heard the Windows 10 recording software is what the X-Box One uses, and that it's pretty good.

    Checked out your YT video and set up my DXTory as you recommended.

    Question for DXTory users. Do you just hit record and let it record the entire time, or do you hit record and stop recording often?
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  • Cinnamon_Spider
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    Shadowplay
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  • Olivierko
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    AMD has a corresponding software to Nvidias "Shadowplay" which is called "Raptr".

    The feature of background recording is a really great tool, I have quite low quality settings while I record but it doesn't impact any gameplay performance, at least none that I can tell.

    The only downside about "Raptr" is the horrible UI, I prefer clean applications that do one job and it seems that they are trying to establish some sort of irrelevant built-in community which I want no part of, other than that I recommend it.

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  • LazyLewis
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    Shadowplay!
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  • Shelgon
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    +1 Shadowplay
    Edited by Shelgon on October 29, 2015 12:09AM
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  • IxSTALKERxI
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    If you have a nvidia graphics card then shadowplay is good.
    AMD graphics cards now have access to raptr which I've been trying lately, works well but I've found the codec is painful to use as it isn't recognised by some editing software.

    ^ Good thing about these 2 is they use your GPU to encode the footage. Which means it doesn't have much impact on your PC performance and produces manageable file sizes.

    Fraps and DXTory both produce uncompressed recordings which are high qualtiy and take up huge amounts of space on your hard drive. They also take up a lot of CPU usage, so when playing a game like ESO you will notice large FPS drops when recording unless you have a very powerful CPU. Fraps is very limited and easy to use, whereas DXTory has a lot of options and settings to customise how you want it to record.

    OBS is probably your best option if you don't have shadowplay, never heard of Action! until now, but it sounds promising.
    Edited by IxSTALKERxI on October 29, 2015 12:15AM
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