Solved Fraps, no gameplay lag but the footage after is noticeable choppy Tags: Download Lag Video Hard Drives Systems Last response: June 14, 2014 11:41 PM in Systems Share HeroicGypsy June 14, 2014 7:55:15 PM I have fraps installed on my HDD 7200rpm hard drive but I download all my video to my 120gb SSD and I still get very choppy footage after recording and viewing the video with window media player. The file format is AVI Please help, Thanks More about : fraps gameplay lag footage noticeable choppy Reply to HeroicGypsy Karsten75 June 14, 2014 9:19:10 PM Use VirtualDub to compress and encode the video stream. The bitrate of native Fraps is simply too much. There are a number of tutorial videos that tell you how to do it. Reply to Karsten75 m 0 l HeroicGypsy June 14, 2014 11:17:27 PM Karsten75 said:Use VirtualDub to compress and encode the video stream. The bitrate of native Fraps is simply too much. There are a number of tutorial videos that tell you how to do it. Thanks for replying, I have tried virtualdub but when I launch a video in it the video is pretty much running 1 frame per second and the audio is totally choppy with it too Reply to HeroicGypsy m 0 l Related resources FRAPS video lag at 1080/60, but no gameplay lag - Forum 45FPS but choppy gameplay with Fraps? - Forum PC requirements lag/choppy gameplay - Forum Choppy gameplay after BSOD - Forum Pc Shuts down after 10-15 min gameplay with bit of lag. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution Icaraeus June 14, 2014 11:22:01 PM have you tried Handbrake for compression? Reply to Icaraeus Share HeroicGypsy June 14, 2014 11:38:25 PM Icaraeus said:have you tried Handbrake for compression? Huge difference thank you very much! The quality is slightly lower, is there anyway of improving it? Reply to HeroicGypsy m 0 l Icaraeus June 14, 2014 11:41:07 PM Not really, but that's what you get for Handbrake's compression quality. Assuming you upload to YouTube it won't make a difference as YouTube messes up video quality anyway. Reply to Icaraeus m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources games lags after short gameplay Forum Fraps lags after a few minutes of recording? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !