AMD APP VCE acceleration for gameplay and desktop recording


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Introduction to AMD APP VCE acceleration

Action! recorder supports Windows desktop and gameplay recording to MP4 format with AMD APP VCE acceleration starting from version 1.17.1 released on 23/01/2014. With AMD APP VCE acceleration Action! allows to make smooth HD video recordings with very low impact on your CPU and HDD usage.

Please check system requirements below to see if you can use AMD APP VCE hardware acceleration for H.264/AVC desktop and games recording.

System Requirements for AMD APP VCE acceleration

With the ultimate AMD APP VCE recording performance Action! provides the best results for HD Windows desktop and HD gameplay recording and LIVE streaming. AMD APP VCE acceleration system requirements:

  • AMD Radeon HD7700 or higher with AMD APP VCE support
  • The latest Action! version
  • The latest AMD Catalyst version installed

How to select AMD APP VCE acceleration with Action!

To enable AMD APP VCE acceleration for Windows desktop or gameplay recording please run Action! and open Video Recording tab. Select MP4 (AMD APP) File format. If there is no MP4 (AMD APP) on the list please check if your computer meets AMD APP VCE acceleration system requirements.

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Remote Action! and LIVE Streaming services select AMD APP VCE acceleration automatically when no other H.264/AVC hardware acceleration is detected. If your PC offers more H.264/AVC hardware accelerations you can force Action! to use AMD APP VCE by selecting MP4 (AMD APP) from File format list available in Video Recording options.

What can I use AMD APP VCE acceleration for?

Action! provides the best AMD APP VCE real-time video recording performance and lots of ways to use it! Please follow the text below to learn how you can use AMD APP VCE acceleration with Action!.

Real-time Windows desktop recording in MP4 format with AMD APP VCE
Action! and AMD APP VCE acceleration allow to record Windows desktop and all applications and websites directly in MP4 (H.264/AVC) format in smooth HD quality. Select Active Screen or Region recording mode and use MP4 (AMD APP) File format for Windows desktop recording in MP4 format with AMD APP acceleration.

LIVE Streaming with AMD APP VCE
You can easily LIVE Stream your gameplays and Windows desktop in HD quality with AMD APP VCE acceleration. To LIVE Stream with AMD APP VCE acceleration use MP4 (AMD APP) File format in Action! Video Recording settings.

Real-time gameplay recording in MP4 format
With Action! and AMD APP VCE acceleration you can record all your DirectX and OpenGL games in superb HD quality. To record directly to MP4 (H.264/AVC) format with AMD APP VCE select MP4 (AMD APP) File format in Action! Video Recording options and use Games and applications or Active Screen recording mode.

AMD APP VCE for Remote gameplay and remote PC access with Android devices
Use AMD APP VCE acceleration for remote PC gaming and remote PC access with Remote Action!. Enjoy the smoothest HD PC games and Windows desktop on your Android mobile devices with AMD APP VCE acceleration!

AMD APP VCE acceleration for exporting AVI recordings to MP4 format, to YouTube and Facebook
Use AMD APP VCE acceleration to quickly convert your gameplay and desktop AVI recordings to MP4 file format or to export AVI recordings to YouTube or Facebook. To use AMD APP VCE acceleration for AVI exporting please select AMD APP in Action! Export settings.

AMD APP VCE acceleration: troubleshooting

Performance problems
Some graphics card models may offer lower AMD APP VCE performance, particularly for 1080p 60p recordings. If you experience any problems with HD recording with AMD APP VCE acceleration please use lower Video framerate or Video size settings.

Problem with running Action!
Please install the latest AMD Catalyst version available for your graphics card model.