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How to set up your computer for gameplay recording

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

Firefox: “I see where you are!”, Me: “No, ya don’t!” [Turning off Geolocation Tracking in Firefox]

Geolocation Tracking/Tagging, ever heard of it? No? Check out the link! Short version: It’s the identification of your geological location. Can be good, can be bad. I don’t like being stalked though! Firefox, by standard, has geolocation tracking enabled. If you don’t want it, turn it off with a few simple steps: Type in “about:config”… Read more Firefox: “I see where you are!”, Me: “No, ya don’t!” [Turning off Geolocation Tracking in Firefox]

Fraps & VirtualDub: How to save disk space and enjoy good quality, small file size HD video clips

The biggest problem most of us face while recording gameplay clips with Fraps is its disk space usage. Fraps records everything uncompressed, continuously (free version is limited to 30 sec.) and sequential. Meaning from start till stop the “whole” clip is split into single 4GB files (For FAT32 filesystem user convenience). The length of a… Read more Fraps & VirtualDub: How to save disk space and enjoy good quality, small file size HD video clips

VirtualDub 720p HD settings for YouTube! [Good quality, small file size]

I often record gameplay clips from video games I’m playing with FRAPS. Usually in 1920×1080 resolution depending on the game and the FPS I get with FRAPS running. For transcoding the raw footage to something bearable to upload I usually use only VirtualDub. Lately I’ve experimented with settings, and I think I found some good… Read more VirtualDub 720p HD settings for YouTube! [Good quality, small file size]