filming program

The Slayer

2007 was a great year.
I was wondering, what kinda filming programs do u guys use for filming from your screen. i only use 2. hyper cam and xfire. but there both without sound. So i want a filming program wich can also record the sound of your screen. if u know what i mean :p

thanks all

~The Slayer
 

Passerby

2007 was a great year.
for what game or just recording your desktop.

source games have there own built in recorder
 

Seto~

Rookie Poster
Fraps. Works great. but make sure you have something to change its format after you're done recording. Also, does anybody know if theres a way to prevent it from making a new file mid recording. I have the paid version, and it makes a ton of files (Ranging around 3gb each) this happens if I leave it on for a while. say 1-2 minutes at 60fps full screen is about 3gb. And it hits that file size and makes a new file. It doesn't stop recording or anything though. its just wierd. anybody know how to fix said problem?
 

Ph?bus

EGO Is My Life!
Fraps. Works great. but make sure you have something to change its format after you're done recording. Also, does anybody know if theres a way to prevent it from making a new file mid recording. I have the paid version, and it makes a ton of files (Ranging around 3gb each) this happens if I leave it on for a while. say 1-2 minutes at 60fps full screen is about 3gb. And it hits that file size and makes a new file. It doesn't stop recording or anything though. its just wierd. anybody know how to fix said problem?
What do you need a 60fps video for? Tone it down to 30fps
 

Simon

Website Legend
=(eGO)=
With fraps you need a decent processor to keep your game from lagging. I also cap mine at 30FPS, which is movie speed i believe.


You also want a large amount of hard drive space available. It can be like 5GB for 3 minutes of recording.
 

Ph?bus

EGO Is My Life!
With fraps you need a decent processor to keep your game from lagging. I also cap mine at 30FPS, which is movie speed i believe.


You also want a large amount of hard drive space available. It can be like 5GB for 3 minutes of recording.
Film speed is 24fps, while tv is 30fps.
 

Ph?bus

EGO Is My Life!
it is much more complex to use but the quality is much better than fraps and it has no performance hit during recording.
ORLY?!
Am I going to have to make comparison vids?
Source Recorder sucks compared to Fraps, at least for me.
 

Passerby

2007 was a great year.
ORLY?!
Am I going to have to make comparison vids?
Source Recorder sucks compared to Fraps, at least for me.
with comparison vids at 30fps you will olny see a difference in the colorspace everything else will be lossless source recording wins out because you can record at any fps you want and still get a prefect video even if your comp cant handle it at the said FPS.

really dont start a argument about this, this is just 2 points of view.

fraps is simple and just works but has a performance hit source recorder takes some effort to use but can be used for more advanced things and has no performance hit.
 

Simon

Website Legend
=(eGO)=
with comparison vids at 30fps you will olny see a difference in the colorspace everything else will be lossless source recording wins out because you can record at any fps you want and still get a prefect video even if your comp cant handle it at the said FPS.

really dont start a argument about this, this is just 2 points of view.

fraps is simple and just works but has a performance hit source recorder takes some effort to use but can be used for more advanced things and has no performance hit.
Very true. fraps caps your FPS, which makes taking the gameplay more difficult
 

Ph?bus

EGO Is My Life!
I'm going to have to make a video in source recorder to show you what I'm talking about. -.-
It's laggy as hell, and it's damn near impossible to watch.
 

Darklethal12

Active Poster
I'm going to have to make a video in source recorder to show you what I'm talking about. -.-
It's laggy as hell, and it's damn near impossible to watch.
It's slow because it's rendering at the best quality possible. The real-time preview can't handle it, but the actual output is smooth, and is quite literally, the highest quality possible (Without importing the models into a raytracing/modeling program, but that takes ages, and you have to manually pose everything.)

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lTL5DeYoyw&feature=related[/ame]

To the origional poster: Source Recorder saves sound 100% of the time, no matter what. As far as recording sound otherwise, you need a stereomix device on your sound card.
 

Passerby

2007 was a great year.
I'm going to have to make a video in source recorder to show you what I'm talking about. -.-
It's laggy as hell, and it's damn near impossible to watch.
your doing something wrong than everything iv done with it is prefect sometimes even smoother than it was while playing the game.

the reason why it is flawless at any fps and at any quality settings is that it renders it 1 frame at a time and renders all of them perfect.
 
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Ph?bus

EGO Is My Life!
It's slow because it's rendering at the best quality possible. The real-time preview can't handle it, but the actual output is smooth, and is quite literally, the highest quality possible (Without importing the models into a raytracing/modeling program, but that takes ages, and you have to manually pose everything.)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lTL5DeYoyw&feature=related

To the origional poster: Source Recorder saves sound 100% of the time, no matter what. As far as recording sound otherwise, you need a stereomix device on your sound card.
Ever after it's recorded and turned into an .avi file, it's still laggy as hell.

your doing something wrong than everything iv done with it is prefect sometimes even smoother than it was while playing the game.

the reason why it is flawless at any fps and at any quality settings is that it renders it 1 frame at a time and renders all of them perfect.
I know what it does, you don't have to explain it to me.

But let's see, no performance hit with Source Recorder?
Hm, let's see, I was playing with about 40-110 fps in TF2 (I was in a spawn room), and then I hit the record button for Fraps. Great. Slowed down to 18-22 fps.
Alrighty, recorded and saved a demo of the same exact thing (the sniper waving), and I got a nice and solid 12fps.
That's so much smoother. -.-
 
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