Author Topic: 50 gb for 5 minute long video?  (Read 1213 times)

Tiqon

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50 gb for 5 minute long video?
« on: February 23, 2016, 07:25:44 am »
So i wanted to make a hour long video but what happend is it stopped recording at 5 minutes then i checked the folders size and it was 50 gb i dont know if this is normal or not ive seen youtuber record 2 hour long videos if anyone knows how to reduce the storage please tell me id appreciate that

Malix

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Re: 50 gb for 5 minute long video?
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2016, 08:27:46 am »
if you use lossless codec, you will get big files, no way around that.

For smaller files, a lossy codec like x264vfw or matrox will work, but your image quality will go down depending on your encode settings.

ZeroEnna

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Re: 50 gb for 5 minute long video?
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2016, 08:20:31 pm »
For me, the Lagarith Codec proved quite efficient. The quality is quite good compared to the "relatively small" files. For a two hour recording, it took about 160GB, which is okay to me.