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3.6. OPTIONS TAB :

Start Recording on : When set, BSR will automatically start recording at the specified date and time.

Stop Recording on : When set, BSR will automatically stop recording at the specified date and time.

BSR Signal Sounds : When checked, BSR plays sounds when starting and stopping recordings, and during countdown while starting recording .

Disable Screen Saver While Recording : When set, BSR disable the system screen saver. BSR Screen Recorder records whatever visible on the screen during recording. If the screen saver runs while recording, it will record the screen saver.

Priority For BSR Screen Recorder : This options sets BSR Screen Recorder's priority among the other running programs during recording. Setting this option to High will provide BSR high priority among other running applications and BSR will gain more CPU resource which will increase the capture performance. Meanwhile, it may cause other applications run slower during recording.

Run At Corner : When this option is checked, BSR will run at the right-bottom corner of the screen.

Run In System Tray : When set, BSR will run in the system tray (where the computer time is displayed on the screen) and the main interface will disappear.

Keep On Top : This option keeps BSR on top of the screen over other applications.

Stop Recording At 100 th Frame : When set, BSR will automatically stop recording at this frame.

Hide Screen Recorder While Recording : When this option is checked, BSR will completely hide during recording. You should be aware of that there may be no sign about its activity during recording and may finish the hard disk empty space.

Display All Information Messages & Dialogs : This option will reset all the messages BSR pops up. If the user set BSR not to display any message before, it will start to display again.

Disable Help Balloons : This option prevents BSR to display help balloons.

Show Shortcut Buttons on BSR Interface : When checked, the shortcut buttons on the BSR main interface will be displayed.

3D Zoom Settings:

Activate Dynamic 3D Zoom : When this option is checked, during 3D zoom, the camera angle changes according to the mouse pointer location on the screen.  

Angle : Sets the maximum camera angle.

Zoom Rate : Sets the camera zoom rate.

When the user toggles to 3D zoom during recording, the 3D zoom preview window, which shows the 3D tilt and zoom status, opens on the desktop.

Show Preview Always During Recording: 3D preview window will be displayed regardless 3D zoom is active. It will display always during recording.

Show Always Only When Full Screen Is Selected: 3D preview window will be displayed only when entire screen recording is selected and will be displayed during recording.

Show When 3D Zoom Is Active During Recording: 3D preview window will be displayed while 3D zoom is active.

Show Only While Tilting During 3D Zoom: 3D preview window will be displayed only while tilting with the hotkeys to show the user the tilt status.

Never Show 3D Preview: 3D preview window will not be displayed during 3D zoom.

Tilt Limit For 3D Zoom: This option specifies the length of 3D Zoom activation in seconds. Then the user toggles to 3D zoom by clicking the relevant hotkey, BSR will activate the 3D zoom during this specified time and then deactivate 3D zoom automatically.

Background Color: This option specifies the background color to be used for 3D zoom recording. There are 5 predefined colors which can be changed by the user.

Run Adviser:

This button opens the file size adviser. File size adviser analysis the current settings and recommends user some changes in the setting to reduce the video file size.

View Last Performance Report: Will display the last recording's performance report. Report displays the recording performance graphically :

It the capture performance is low, you can change the priority of BSR among other applications in the system from here also.

Other Settings: Will open other settings which are not required very often :

Capture Settings:

Take Picture Hotkey Sensitivity: Set the sensitivity for the Take Picture hotkey. Increasing the sensitivity may cause multiple shots in one hotkey.

Default Video Size For ‘Full Desktop' Recording : This is not available when Output Video Dimension setting in the Video tab is set to Auto. Otherwise, this option provides BSR to set the output video dimension to 70% of the entire desktop size when full screen recording is selected.

Capture Speed Level: This option may be used for reducing the capture speed slightly on computers with very high speed processors.

Modify video dimensions to multiple of 4: Changes output video dimension to multiples of 4 which provides more compatibility to most of the video codecs.

Zoom:

Disable Zooming: If this option is checked, zooming will not be available during recording.

Play Beep Sound: If checked, zooming in and out will play a beep sound during recording.

Slow Camera Motion: Zoomed are follows the mouse cursor softly.

Draw Modes:

Sets the image drawing mode of BSR for video and picture recording separately. Smooth (Halftone) option provides smooth transition of color and Sharp (ColorOnColor) option provides sharp colors.

Start BSR With:

WatchIt Mode On: Starts BSR Screen Recorder with WatchIt mode activated.

Signal Sounds Turned Off: Starts BSR Screen Recorder with signal sounds of BSR turned off.

Always Select ‘Full Desktop' As Source: Starts BSR Screen Recorder with full desktop selected as video source.

Interface Settings:

Do not minimize BSR while recording: Normally BSR Screen Recorder minimizes itself during recording. Checking this option will not minimize BSR Screen Recorder when the recording starts.

Do not minimize BSR while playing: Normally BSR Screen Recorder minimizes itself just before playing a video. Checking this option will not minimize BSR Screen Recorder before the recording starts.

Do not close red frame while playing: Normally BSR Screen Recorder closes the red frame (markers) before starting to play a video. Checking this option will not close the red frame on the screen when opening the video on the default media player.

Shadow:

Drop Shadow Of Main Panel: Drops shadow under the main interface of BSR. Shadow color and its width can be specified by the user. (Not available on Windows Vista and Windows 7)

Fix Region Selection: When this option is checked, BSR uses simple region selection.

Allow region size during recording : When this option is checked, the region boundaries in the Region recordings can be resized during recording.  

Fix BSR interface display: If some parts of the BSR user interface is not displayed properly, checking this option should fix the problem.

Audio Settings:

Reverse Mixer Audio Lines: If BSR records from an audio source other than you selected you should check this option. For example, BSR records audio from Speakers in spite of you selected Microphone as the audio source. (Not available in Windows Vista and Windows 7).

Use Audio Delay - Shift: Audio shifts specified amount of seconds.

Force Low Level Audio Synchronization During Multiple File Recording: When this option is checked BSR will only apply low level audio synchronization to the recording in order to prevent long gaps between each file.

File Processing:

Leave Video and Audio Files Unmerged: BSR Screen Recorder records video and audio files separately during recording and when the recording is completed it merges them into one file. When this option is checked, BSR will leave the video and audio files unmerged. User can merge them later in Movie Studio-> Add/Mix Audio.

Don't Move The Files From The Temp Dir: This can only be checked if the ‘Leave Video and Audio Files Unmerged' option is checked. Option provides BSR to leave the files in the Temporary directory of BSR.

Process Files After Multiple Recording Finishes: BSR Screen Recorder records video and audio files separately during recording and when the recording is completed it merges them into one file. When this option is checked, BSR will not process the files while switching to new files during multiple file recording and process all of them when the recording completely finishes.

 

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