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Dxtory

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.132
  • Total Downloads:
    199,395
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 10, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (Watermark on output); $35.50 to buy
  • File Size:
    3.55MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,363
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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ExKode's Dxtory captures DirectX and OpenGL video data directly from surface memory for fast and lossless recording. It records audio from multiple sources and supports third-party video codecs and broadcast output. You can maximize write speed to storage by creating multiple folders and setting custom bit rates for each. Dxtory is free to try with limitations, including a watermark on output.

Pros

Settings: Dxtory's tabbed interface accesses Global, Advanced, Screenshot, Hotkey, Folder, and many other settings, including (of course) Video and Audio. Many settings can't be found in comparably priced "all-in-one" video suites. For example, the Overlay Settings not only offers Status options but also color-coded frame and status indicators.

Profiles: The Profiles menu affords quick access to elaborate configurations. Clicking Edit Profile opens a compact manager.

Screen capture: We could customize screenshots with margin, scaling, and clipping options, save clips in multiple formats, enable High Speed and Auto Repeat options, and specify JPEG quality.

DirectShow output: Video data captured by Dxtory can be sourced to many video applications, including broadcasting.

Cons

Trial limits: Dxtory's watermark didn't bother us, but waiting for the free trial nag screen to load the app cooled our enthusiasm for the full version, and the Maximize button is disabled.

Bottom Line

Free trial limitations don't hide Dxtory's advantages over more broadly focused competitors. While it's not for casual users, Dxtory is affordable enough to be a great choice for gamers, advanced amateurs, and other users who need more than what's offered by comparably priced programs.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Dxtory 2.0.128.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Best Recorder For PC Gaming"

July 11, 2014  |  By RetroBolt

 |  Version: Dxtory 2.0.127

Pros

Doesn't slow down your FPS (Frames Per Second) when recording near as much as FRAPS does.

Cons

Trial Version's huge thumbnail becomes very annoying.

Summary

If you have some money to spare and want to record smooth gameplay, this is the optimal program.

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3 stars

"It's alright..."

June 09, 2013  |  By DMacswain

 |  Version: Dxtory 2.0.122

Pros

-An okay recorder, does what is advertised.

Cons

-Choppy
-Doesn't record on-screen audio
*Important*
-DO NOT do Express Installation. Installs Pricepeep, TopArcadeHits, and FreeRideGames without prompt or consent.

Summary

May be useful to some people and some of their purposes, but was not for mine, and DID NOT appreciate it installing 3 extra programs, aside from the ones advertised or asked to.

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5 stars

"nice clean cap"

June 06, 2009  |  By gordonshummway

 |  Version: Dxtory 1.0.47

Pros

Lots of vid modes.
Any rescale 10% to 100%.
Seems to like OpenGL. Very fast, low CPU / GPU resources.
FPS counter shows orig frame rate AND cap frame rate. Nice!

Cons

Can't find a vid format that VLC player likes (yet), but media player likes all of them.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.132
  • FIX: When capturing on DirectX 8/9/10/11, various problems.
  • FIX: Problem of 64bit video codec enumeration.
  • FIX: Problem of Dxtory Video Codec.
General
Publisher Dxtory Software
Publisher web site http://dxtory.com/
Release Date August 10, 2015
Date Added August 10, 2015
Version 2.0.132
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Capture Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
Download Information
File Size 3.55MB
File Name DxtorySetup2.0.132.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 199,395
Downloads Last Week 1,363
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Watermark on output
Price $35.5

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