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Camstudio Best Video Codec?

by robbins / December 28, 2004 7:36 AM PST

Can someone tell me what the best Video Codec would be for use with Camstudio 2.0?

Thanks!

Steve

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Tell more.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2004 7:45 AM PST

Such as what would make such a selection "best"?

Bob

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Here is some more info..
by robbins / December 28, 2004 8:07 AM PST
In reply to: Tell more.

Sure thing, sorry about that. My use is giving website critiques with Camstudio that is converted to a Flash page for clients to see. I need it to be clear and fairly fast loading, at least for high speed users.

The ultimate Codec is Camtasia's TSCC but you have to pay $300 to buy one of their programs or it is impossible to encode with their codec.

Thanks!

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Since it ends up in Flash, then no codec?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2004 8:11 AM PST

That's a bit odd to me since the player is Flash not some player...

Think about it.

Bob

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Codec
by robbins / December 28, 2004 8:22 AM PST

I don't know all of the details, I just know that you record with Camstudio using a Video Codec and then convert that AVI to an SWF file. When the TSCC codec is used, the file size is a little smaller than the Microsoft Video 9 Codec, and the same quality.

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Then try a few.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2004 8:31 AM PST
In reply to: Codec
http://www.moviecodec.com has most of them. I use DivX for most things, but in this case you are do a AVI to SWF later so it may result in zero effect which ever you use. But if you use something the AVI2SWF tool doesn't like, you'll find out fast enough.

Bob
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Best Video Codec?
by SylentStar / December 28, 2004 9:49 AM PST

I use an older version (CamStudio 1.8), smaller too, just 1.09MB.
Which codec?
For my own needs, MPEG-4 Low-Motion.
Not the best, but works fine here.

I just use the program to capture something on my desktop. Not for a professional job in fact.

Happy

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Thank you!
by robbins / December 30, 2004 4:07 PM PST
In reply to: Best Video Codec?

Thanks for the advice everyone!

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