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Fraps capturing widescreen from 4:3 monitor?

\015 Hello,\015\012\015\012I am an hardcore gamer who likes to do tutorial videos, but now the question. I have an 4:3 Acer AL1951 monitor using a resolution of 1280x1024 (which is the cap for this screen).\015\012\015\012Is there some way to be able to play on 1280x1024, but let fraps capture 1920x1080 resolution? Because this will improve play over youtube. Thanks in advance!\015

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I honestly don't see increasing your resolution to 1920x1080 helping your YouTube videos at all. In fact, it actually will make it worse when the video is encoded and shrunk down.\015\012
\015\012"...you'll need to save the video in a format that YouTube can accept in order to upload. Unless you're a professional video producer, we recommend that you save your videos as either QuickTime .MOV, Windows .AVI, or .MPG files— these are the most common formats and they work well within our system. We specifically recommend the MPEG4 (Divx, Xvid) format at 640x480 resolution with MP3 audio. Resizing your video to these specifications before uploading will help your clips look better on YouTube."\015\012http://www.youtube.com/t/howto_makevideo\015\012
\015\012To answer you question about Fraps, the simple answer is no. Fraps is simply taking the info that is being sent to your monitor. If your graphics card or monitor cannot go to that resolution, you are stuck.\015\012
\015\012Luckily, you only need 640x480, so you're all set!\015\012
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