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RU486
12-05-2015, 04:25
Apologies if this thread is a duplication, can't find out anywhere.

How does one capture video of replays to either upload to YouTube and/or use in editing programs?

I've seen a lot of picture in picture, graphical overlays in YouTube videos. Back in my old Xbox days I use to use a PVR to capture footage from replays and then edit them in FCP on my Mac before uploading.

I'm assuming project cars has a option to upload replays to YouTube, don't have access to my game ATM. If so, I assume there is file size or resolution restrictions.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, I luv to get back to video edition of game footage.

Regards

RU

Steve Dean
12-05-2015, 08:31
On PC you use video capture software there is quite a few different ones out there and everyone has their favorite, I will list a few below but I am sure there are more.

Mirillis Action - https://mirillis.com/en/products/action.html (This is what I use, is a paid app but does have a trial to test it out)
Action has a host of options with a nice UI and ingame FPS counter, does your usual ingame recording / taking screenshots / benchmarks has an upload to youtube or facebook option.
Can use it to stream to Twitch Ustream youtube Livestream Aliez.tv and hitbox
Plus has quite a few options for your recordings not just for games but also desktop if you wish records upto 120FPS.

Bandicam http://www.bandicam.com/downloads/ (I haven't used this but believe can get for free)

FRAPS http://www.fraps.com/download.php (used this in past)
Fraps is quite basic in the UI FPS counter is not the prettiest not massive amounts of options but a lot of people do still use it, it has all the basic options you need FPS Counter video screenshot benchmark capturing video size and framerate capture settings.

Probably best thing to do is try them out and see which one works best for your needs, as for PIP videos you may have to use some video editing software like sony vegas or similar editing program if you want to edit the captured video.

PerFixAlot
12-05-2015, 08:52
For PC, I have recorded my videos with MSI Afterburner or Nvidia Shadowplay.

At lower resolutions MSI Afterburner seems to work well, but at 2160p it causes big drops in performance.
ShadowPlay works well with 4K, but has fewer settings to tweak image quality, audio, video format, etc.

JSNFARRELL
12-05-2015, 09:13
Used FRAPS and a few others
- usually a large FPS hit when recording

Using XSplit Gamecaster (free version) which as it all in one place and isn't buggy or broken like Shadowplay tends to be once in a while
- no noticeable performance hit when streaming to Twitch (trade off: higher performance for a little lower quality)
... havent used it locally because streaming doesn't impact FPS plus the Twitch streams are stored for a week or so unless you offload them to YouTube
(Twitch can do this for you... no more uploading to YouTube because you are uploading while you stream (far as I am aware))
https://www.xsplit.com/products/gamecaster

Mog
12-05-2015, 09:20
I would also like to add Open Broadcaster (https://obsproject.com/) into here for video capture, extremely powerful tool, completely free :)

You may need a little technical know-how to really make best use of it though

https://obsproject.com/

ProRacerMike
12-05-2015, 11:59
I use the registered version of Bandicam because it records direct from your game.
Its also good for recording your replays.
You will need a Video Editor for re-saving your video, as a 7-8 minute replay will be about 3gb in size.
I use Camtasia to edit and save out which brings the video down in size to about 3-400 mb (Big difference)
Bandicam is Free but you will be limited to 10 mins recording.
http://www.bandicam.com/

softy94
12-05-2015, 13:34
OBS is great

RU486
12-05-2015, 21:54
thankyou for ur reply guys and girls. plenty of options to keep on busy.

@Steve Dean, Luton! what a small world we live in, was born in Luton, but we moved to Aust when i was @ a young age. I d have a editing program I use Final Cut Pro, being a long time Mac man.

cheers all, enjoy ur day

RU

Neil Bateman
12-05-2015, 21:58
Dxtory is also really good, lots of options and settings.

z0mbi
12-05-2015, 22:02
NVIDIA Shadowplay is fantastic. Uninstalled FRAPS once I discovered it.

Steve Dean
13-05-2015, 16:31
thankyou for ur reply guys and girls. plenty of options to keep on busy.

@Steve Dean, Luton! what a small world we live in, was born in Luton, but we moved to Aust when i was @ a young age. I d have a editing program I use Final Cut Pro, being a long time Mac man.

cheers all, enjoy ur day

RU
Off topic
Small world indeed im born N bread Lutonian lol, may move one day get on really well with me neighbours which makes a difference compared to some places I have lived around Luton :D

On Topic
Looks like you got a fair few suggestions for recording apps sure you will have fun testing them out.

Timo Black
14-05-2015, 20:57
If you have a modern Nvidia GFX card, then Shadowplay is superb (way better than FRAPS). And it's free too.

RU486
15-05-2015, 02:47
Unfortunately I don't, im bootcamping my iMac in win8.1. And that's running a AMD Radeon card, actually chipset. It runs surprising well, setting reduced. I do intent to build a gaming machine but that's still 4mth off, got to finish the bathroom reno's first. Lol

RU

CustomInternals
15-05-2015, 11:09
I currently use OBS but have had a few glitches with it recently. Looks like I might be trying out Shadowplay. Does it allow 4K recording? OBS doesn't seem to capture 4K from what I've been able to tell.

PerFixAlot
15-05-2015, 11:29
I currently use OBS but have had a few glitches with it recently. Looks like I might be trying out Shadowplay. Does it allow 4K recording? OBS doesn't seem to capture 4K from what I've been able to tell.

Yes, ShadowPlay does work with 4k, but when I record from 5160x2160, it resizes it to 3840x1608 or something like that.
If you have a standard 16:9 monitor I think it will work as it should.

With 1440p I get the correct 3440x1440, so it seems that it cannot handle more than 3840 wide, and 2160 high, but anything within those limits should work as expected.

JonZ
15-05-2015, 15:13
I use FRAPS only. Faster and the best quality out there, great for capturing 4k. Tried others and they were all a let down for me.

StBull
19-05-2015, 16:30
Anyone else had the game crash when watching replays ? I just saved one watched it the first time and it was fine. Then turned on shadow play to record and the game then crashes saying Access Violation error :S

StBull
20-05-2015, 14:38
found way round it i have to turn on shadow play the go into free practice sit in the car for a sec then come out of it go back to highlights and select the replay i want to record then it works . Not ideal way of doing it but atleast it then runs:friendly_wink:

Roger Prynne
20-05-2015, 16:25
Yes Mirillis Action is one of the best IMHO..... and you can export your vid in a lot of resolutions.
Really nice interface as well.

Here's a good comparison video... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvD0Sz3AhAU

misterodgers
25-06-2015, 20:13
How could we port a replay from ingame to youtube?