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Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:15 pm

Hi everyone, I was just wondering if I could get some help regarding what are peoples preferred programmes for recording betangel in windows XP. I want to record my trading so I can review it after the races and watch for indicators, charts etc.. in more detail. So far I've only really tried with Camtasia but find it makes the screen flicker and makes it almost impossible to trade.

Thanks in advance.

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Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:27 pm

I use Camtasia without too much trouble but you could try one of these Free Screen Recording Software

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Mon Jul 18, 2011 1:38 pm

I have been demoing this for week or so and have just purchased it, seems to be easy to set up and use.

luck to all,

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Sat May 07, 2016 4:04 pm

Camstudio is free and works fine for me using the following settings
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Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:16 pm

which video player is bets to replay the captured logs. I can not get windows media player to accept the file extensions or playback any recordings held using OBS

Any ideas or solutions welcome



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Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:48 pm

try flashback express. seems (to me) to be the easiest to use, and is not cpu intensive.

probably easier to just save the logs rather than record them.

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Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:25 pm


I'll have a look at that

I like to look at my trading and see where i missed a signal etc

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Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:21 am

I've tried a few but keep going back to oCam. Simple and effective, hotkeys, timed recording, auto file naming, saves as avi etc, not too greedy on cpu.

The free version has a fairly small watermark and at $35 the full version isn't cheap, but I've used it a lot, for years, and programmers need to eat too.

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Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:29 am

Guys please don't be paying for any screen recording software.

Use OBS (google it). It's used by gamers and content creators to stream to platforms such as twitch/youtube and can also record local files. It's free and there are tons of tutorials on how to set it up available on youtube.

You can record to a local file, set the resolution and any hotkeys you want for various tasks (start/stop recording, use push-to-talk for your microphone etc.) all in all plenty of functionality.
Lastly and most importantly (for me) -- no watermark.

It's quite something looking back on trades, really showcases mistakes and how different we can become in the decision-making process in the moment when we are affected by emotion vs. when we are thinking logically watching in a relaxed setting.

Have fun guys 8-)

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