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Offline jFarley

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Screen Recording Software
« on: July 29, 2015, 1928 UTC »
Anybody got any recommends on screen video recording apps for Win 7 and Win 8?  Target for videos will be You Tube.

Cheap (meaning free) highly desired!

Thanks for any input here.
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Re: Screen Recording Software
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2015, 2112 UTC »
Here are a few options to your request .

Watch "Top 5 Screen Recorders For Windows (Free Software)" on YouTube
https://youtu.be/50SIy9lW0BE

I have never used one of these as a recorder but have been using the VLC as a player for years with great satisfaction.
Especially since you can embed all kinds of codecs into the software to play different types of media, including DVDs with regional code.

I hope this helps you to make a decision.
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Re: Screen Recording Software
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2015, 0519 UTC »
A year or so ago I tried CamStudio, one of the popular freebies recommended for making video screencaps.  I never could get the thing working smoothly - too much stuttering.  Might perform better with a proper video card rather than the basic mobo video on my PC.

You might also check with Kilokat7.  He's posted several video screencaps from his SDR recordings.
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Re: Screen Recording Software
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2015, 1339 UTC »
I've used SMR recorder. Seems to work pretty well. I think it's free as well.

I use VLC most of the time for screen capture but have had a tough time getting the audio input set along with the video record. Maybe it's just me.
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Re: Screen Recording Software
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2015, 1616 UTC »
I get good results with Camstudio and the Camstudio lossless codec under Win7.  I then upload the AVIs to Youtube using Windows Live Moviemaker at an HD resolution.  All free.  Unfortunately I haven't figured a way around the 2gb file size limit imposed on the AVI file.  2gb doesn't go far when capturing the SDR's live waterfall.
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Re: Screen Recording Software
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2015, 0100 UTC »
I get good results with Camstudio and the Camstudio lossless codec under Win7...
I just realized after reading the FAQ last night I need to try another codec to minimize the stuttering.
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Re: Screen Recording Software
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2015, 0103 UTC »
Thanks all!
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Re: Screen Recording Software
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2015, 1410 UTC »
If you just want a copy of the videos, you might try one of these:
https://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4GGNI_enUS480US480&q=download+youtube+videos

Simpler to download than record your screen.  Haven't tried any of them myself.

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Re: Screen Recording Software
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2016, 1917 UTC »
oCam , totally free, best ever tryed!