Frequently Asked Questions

What's file format that Screen Recorder Gold uses to save the video?

It saves the captured movie as standard AVI file. The AVI (Audio-Video-Interleaved) format is the most common video format under windows. Screen Recorder Gold also allows you to convert the AVI file to flash SWF file.

AVI file is uncompressed and must be large in size, is this right?

No, some AVI file is uncompressed, while most AVI file can be compressed into smaller size. The compression method includes Microsoft video 1, divx, mpeg and so on.

Can I use the captured movie for commercial purpose?

Yes, all rights of the movie belong to you.

Why can't I record sound?

To record sound: right click "Volume Control"->"Options"->"Properties" select recording and press the OK button, check each one and then start sound recording. To record sound from microphone: check microphone. To record sound from other application: check Stereo Mix or Mono Mix (Attention: the name depends on you system)

How to record video from other application (such as Windows Media Player)?

On some systems that use graphics hardware acceleration for video playback. This is often possible to disable the graphics hardware acceleration. There are two ways to disable graphics hardware acceleration: