So you’ve got an Intel CPU i3, i5, i7 with an integrated GPU HD3000, 4000, 5000, 6000 or whathaveyou? You can use that iGPU to offload your encoding work with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) be it for recording or streaming purposes. Obviously the newer your CPU the better the QuickSync will be at encoding. As… Read more Using Intel’s QuickSync with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)
A little while back I began streaming my gameplay sessions because I didn’t always want to record, encode, upload. I’m a lazy bum, I admit. While searching the internet, I found a couple applications that allow streaming to sites like Twitch.tv, Youtube, Justin.tv, etc. However most of them are not worth mentioning but a single… Read more Streaming made easy with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)!
Yes, I’m alive. Still. Probably. Maybe? Anyway, have you come across games where the game’s intro video or cinematic was a pain the arse and unskippable? Well, fear not my dear, lost traveler in the world-wide-web, for I, the basement dwelling Don, have the solution for you. However there’s a catch to this, which I’ll… Read more Skip unskippable game intros!
A lot of people keep asking me how to use VirtualDub with other files formats besides .avi. Like mkv, flv, mp4 or even .mov. VirtualDub, as stand-alone, cannot handle mkv, mp4, flv, mov or any other files besides avi. You need a plugin or plugins to load anything else besides avi. Mind you, VirtualDub still… Read more VirtualDub: How to use mkv, mp4, flv, mov and other file formats with VirtualDub
I’ve gotten a few eMails complaining that it takes a huge tool on some users computer performance while recording pc game-play. I cannot speak for any other recording software except Fraps because that’s all I use. Fraps records video and audio unencoded, uncompressed, raw. That means the files are huge. 30 minutes of recorded gameplay… Read more How to set up your computer for gameplay recording
According to some comments from here, here and in some of the Emails I get people sometime experience asynchronous sound. As I have speculated here, this is most likely due the CPU being overwhelmed with the whole encoding process. Let me try to explain, and bear in mind, this is just speculation based on nothing… Read more VirtualDub: How to prevent asynchronous sound