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Alternatives to fraps?

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Any good ones?

I plan on recording some gameplay soon, and I was wondering if you guys know of any good alternative to fraps? Maybe less space is taken by the videos, less lag or whatever. If fraps is still the best one to use I can stick with it, but I thought I should ask if there's anything better these days.

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    MSI afterburner has a built in video recorder. ![](http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/images/VideoCapture120418.gif "")
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    Fraps is still the best one, and it doesn't compress any frames during editing. If you need more space, just buy a spare 2TB HDD (it's even more ideal to RAID two or more of them for performance).
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    Playclaw. Seriously, great program and none of the stutter of fraps. Not alone in the opinion either :P Past thread
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    > **Posted by Logan Dougall** > Playclaw. Seriously, great program and none of the stutter of fraps. > > Not alone in the opinion either :P Past thread So playclaw doesn't cause performance issues like fraps, and it can compress in real time to take less space or something like that? Sounds good to me.
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    Why did I read that like "Alternatives to faps" ?
    Anyways, I think Playclaw's great.
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    Try this: record the video with the steam engine (console + record), finish the demo, open fraps and use playdemo, when the demo is playing you press F9 to record with fraps. I can make a tutorial on my channel for it, what do you think?
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    > **Posted by DustStriker(NP)** > Try this: > record the video with the steam engine (console + record), finish the demo, open fraps and use playdemo, when the demo is playing you press F9 to record with fraps. > > I can make a tutorial on my channel for it, what do you think? That only works with gldsource and source games.
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    I would have to say Dxtory with Lagarith Lossless Codec is comparable quality wise to fraps but takes up just a little less space then it. It may jsut be me bit i seem to get a little better performance too.
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