FRAPS 3.5.0 released – Supports recording 4GB+ files


One long-time complaint for FRAPS was the fact that it would split video recordings into 4GB files. This is fine for those who plan on editing their recordings anyway, but for those who just want to record a clip, convert it, and upload it somewhere, they couldn’t. With FRAPS 3.5.0, now you can, assuming your video recording directory is on a drive that uses NTFS, which supports a maximum filesize of 16TB. You’ll find the full changelog down below. Oh, and this is the first update to FRAPS in over 6 months.


  • Support for large AVI movie files (above 4 Gigabytes) on NTFS drives
  • Added option to split AVIs at 4 Gigabytes for legacy AVI 1.0 support
  • Fixed loop recording using large amounts of disk space for short clips
  • Fixed benchmark logs not being saved if game was quit before benchmark ended
  • Fixed View folder not opening window on some machines
  • NEW MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: CPU with SSE2 required (Pentium 4 & above)
  • Windows 2000 is no longer supported (Windows XP & above)

If you’ve purchased FRAPS in the past, then you’ll find it in the Members Area. You can still download the free version, but you’ll still have to deal with the watermark and 30-second maximum recording time.

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