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Hey guys, I have been looking around for a good, free or even 'payed' recording program that i could use to record World of Warcraft. Since i run crossfire, i'd preferably like to be able to record full screen. What program would you recommend? I've tried fraps but it bugs out every time i open it. Thanks.
 
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I use Microsoft Expression Encoder Screen Capture or FRAPs
 

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Fraps
 

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Another vote for MSI Afterburner.
 

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msi afterburner
 
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If you want the best quality go for fraps, although you'll need to edit the videos because you get massive output video files. Its lossless.
But before you buy fraps, I recommend trying the trial first.
 
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+1 vote for MSI Afterburner
 
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or you could go the external approach, and using the happauge HDTV recorder ... it is expensive 200 dollars for the box...and need component outputs, (but i think there is a HDMI version)... it records via USB with mpeg2/avc/mp4... mine will do at max bitrate 13.5 Mbps. While it is not lossless, for WOW should be just-what-you-need.
 
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Geforce shadow play is another option... (besides FRAPS, or EVGA PrecisionX 4.1.2 and others)
BTW editting mpeg4/avc files is a real pain because their are very few lossless editors (much less free) for MP4/avc. for the hauppauge hdpvr files i use smartcutter. (yes the price is a bit steep 40 dollars)
i have not checked recent (free or pay) video edittors for lossless editting capabilites so their may be a few out there (now) after 2-3 years
 
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I would recommend that your game files and video capture files be on separate drives and I also recommend that you use a very fast drive for the video capture drive.....I have found that seems to help the most with software like FRAPS...Good luck!
 
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I use Fraps and sometimes the MSI Afterburner