HOW TO USE FRAP TO RECORD MOVIES AND GAMES ON PC

How to use Fraps to record movies of PC games

Each one in the world is having some speciality with them. Some of them have more interest in dance, some likes singing, some likes to invent new things, some of them likes to surf all the time, and there are some interesting persons who like to enjoy playing computer games. Those are interesting in playing computer games always used to search for new games, download it and started playing if they get bored. They want to show others about their talent in playing such games. But they don’t have that opportunity.

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Now there is a chance to show their talents out of the world. How it is possible??? A software developed for windows operating system, to capture the screen, bookmarking, record the screen is ‘FRAPS’ (Yahoo discussions).

fraps software to record videos and pc games

FRAPS is a bookmarking used to capture the screen while you are playing. There are options to record the game, with or without sound and you can store it in a specified folder. Further you can be able to share the video with your friends, you can replay it to find faults, and you can upload it in YouTube and make the world to get astonished with your terrific talent. Download Fraps on softonic.

STEP 1:

DOWNLOAD and INSTALL Fraps from the store. It is available for free of cost and can be easily downloaded. Accept all the installation methods. This software does not occupy more memory space. The freely downloaded software allows you to record the video for only few seconds. There are 3 to 4 tabs available in Fraps window.

STEP 2:

After installing it successfully, you can adjust the settings in MOVIES tab, to record the video more precisely and clearly.

  1. Choose the folder in which you want to save your video. ‘CHANGE’ button is used to modify the location.
  2. Set ‘Video capture Hotkey’, by default it is set to F9. Change it if you want. It is used to start and stop the video recording.
  3. Then change the ‘capture settings’. Record the video at high FPS depends on the power of the pc. Play once after changing the settings and check which format is most suitable for your game.
  4. Video without Audio is like finger without nail. So choose the sound format for your video, which makes the video more precise. ‘Record Soundbox’ is used to adjust the volume settings.

STEP 3:

After configuring the proper settings, you can start your game. Once you reached the starting point of your video, press the ‘hotkey’. Play the game, it will be automatically recorded, until you press the ‘hotkey’ again. It shows ‘end’ of the video.

STEP 4:

Now the video will be stored in the specified location in movies tab. Fraps simply does not occupies more memory space. Once the video is recorded, it occupies memory in gigabytes. More memory space is required. Once you start recording the video, stop the applications run in the background. Otherwise, the process speed will be very slow. So, ‘convert’ the video into small and portable format using windows movie maker or by using some other software, then only it is supported by all systems.

STEP 5:

Finally share your experience with your friends by uploading the video in YouTube or burn it into a CD and release it for cost.