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Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby reddragon » Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:45 pm

would like to make agame video while I am playing and want to know what program to use.
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Re: Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby UT99.org » Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:55 pm

billybill wrote:I'd recommend OBS. The filesize and quality may be smaller. But you shouldn't have to run the game windowed like with Fraps. I think fraps might let you take higher FPS video as well. Maybe I'm wrong. Make sure you run the correct one, 64-bit 32-bit
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Re: Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby ASLY » Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:03 pm

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Re: Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby Dr.Flay » Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:30 am

You will have to bare in mind complexity vs ability.
I already suggested 2 of the easiest options to start with here http://hooksutplace.freeforums.org/ut99 ... t2414.html

You have a couple of options.
You can capture what you are playing, and then edit that, or just publish a game without edits.

Also if you record the game with UTs built-in demo recorder, you can replay the game repeatedly and capture from any position you prefer.
I recommend you play with the demo recorder anyway so you get used to what it does.

For capturing, you need something simple, and I don't think OpenBroadcaster is for you.

You would do better using something like "raptr" http://raptr.com or http://raptr.com/amd
or "Overwolf" http://www.overwolf.com
Both have plugins that can stream to Twitch and you can download anything you capture.


For more expert control the best free solution is Open Broadcaster
http://www.twitch.tv/broadcast
http://help.twitch.tv/customer/portal/a ... r-software

I can recommend using raptr or Overwolf as a first step into streaming, as it does far less because they are only aimed at twitch streaming.


Fraps has 1 major drawback http://www.fraps.com/buy.php but other than that has the most help and support, due to it being around for a long time.
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Re: Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby reddragon » Sun Jul 20, 2014 5:32 pm

Thanks Dr.Flay to many of those programs have to many ads and stuff like that so I guess I will stick with
Fraps and demomanager which I would like to have hekp setting up the udem ini
thanks again man have a great day
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Re: Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby UT99.org » Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:14 pm

billybill wrote:OBS is a basically a free version of XSplit, there is a bunch of stuff OBS has that you cannot do in XSplit until you pay licence fees. It's freeware, and doesn't have any ads.

Note that you can stream direct to a new file on your hard drive. You need to set up the scene first which is a little trial and test, the preview is not extremely helpful when your game is full-screen. And like I said be sure to use the correct one if you have a 64-bit OS
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Re: Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby Saya-chan » Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:19 pm

I've been using OBS for recording/streaming on Windows. It's pretty much a must-have for me because it's FOSS (I don't like you using the word "freeware" there), which is always a good thing.
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Re: Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby Dr.Flay » Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:01 pm

Interesting.
I don't see any ads in Overwolf or raptr when I use them. They just minimise to a toolbar and tray icon.
Within the integrated browsers you may possibly see adverts for new games.
Chamberly also uses raptr (and so does our beloved Flak), do you see adverts in yours ?

[Tutorial] Demo Manager v3.3 http://www.globalunreal.com/forums/view ... =41&t=1749
http://www.fraps.com/faq.php
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Re: Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby Chamberly » Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:32 pm

I hardly ever used raptr, yet still haven't figured out how to use it. I was trying to get to use XSplit before, but my claim code has expired before I could claim it on Steam, and I didn't really bother to go through the process and see how it end up.

Basically, for mine, I use DemoManagerv3.3 for my UT add on (mod menu) and easy access to my demos with complicated names as they were recorded.
Next, I use Frap. Not the demo version (because if you have a demo/trial version, you will only have limited FPS!), but the full version.
Then, I use VirtualDub to work on my Frap-recorded files. Here is my reason why:
Frap recording file are SO HUGE. So I convert them with VirtualDub in order to make the smaller size. Then there are also some other things you can do with VirtualDub.
Thing is, after you use VirtualDub, and then upload to youtube, your video will be dark. I suggest to find a better video host that have the best quality for the games. Which I did have the link to it, but I lost it.

The other alternative, is recording to a stream game like twitch.tv. From there, you use your video capturing program for your PC (and mic if included) so it's a lot to acknowledge to know how these things to work. I haven't tried this yet either.

Link to the VirtualDub tutorial:
http://www.unrealkillers.com/f71/basic- ... ials-3569/

Spoiler: show
Example of my UT video on youtube:

Directlink


and here is one with me, Higor, and bt player Power!

Directlink

Here if you see the screen go wacky if I move my camera to follow the mover, that's Youtube's effect! :loool:

With these, I only use Demo managee v3.3, Frap (full version), and virtual dub (freeware).

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Update: I'm trying the OBS and I keep getting this error:

Could not initialize DirectX 10 on Intel(R) HD Graphics. This error can happen for one of the following reasons:

1.) Your GUP is not supported (DirectX 10 is required - note that many integrated laptop GPUs do not support DX10)
2.) You're running Windows Vista without the "Platform Update"
3.) Your video card drivers are out of date

If you are using a laptop with NVIDIA Optimus or AMD Switchable Graphic, make sure OBS is set to run on the high performance GPU in your driver settings.


Well, I don't know if I have DX10.
I am using Win 7.
Meh, don't think it's outdated. lol.

So I'm going to try FFS (http://help.twitch.tv/customer/portal/articles/1279750-ffsplit-broadcasting)
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Re: Looking for a good ut capture program

Postby Dr.Flay » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:59 am

Mostly things like raptr and Overwolf are like a glorified GameTracker Lite application with some of the features you get in things like the Steam client.
They support logging into your various IM and social media accounts (including Steam), so game status/announcements, awards/achievements and chat are all via 1 set of controls.
Most of these apps now have a twitch plugin with easy to use presets.

Indeed Chamberly you do have high enough DX, as you will have DirectX 11 in Win7.
You may find the issue is due to having an intel GFX chip.
As stated in the first option about laptops, the integrated GPUs they fit on motherboards are lacking features.
OBS tries to use the hardware MP4 CoDec ability in GFX chips that have it, so the video compression does not hammer your CPU.

If you should be able to access the hardware decoding, then you may find that updating the motherboard chipset will help the GFX chip work properly.
Intel's own detection tool makes it easy to see if anything needs updating
http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/detect

Youtube is terrible for messing with the video and audio, but I wonder if the brightness change is due to the AVI having a different colour space than their converted version.
Many people find it more reliable to upload a file in the same format youtube use.
It has a few options for fixing uploaded vids, but it means it gets recoded 1 more time.
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