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Video recording why are my movements blurred, or strobing. i see videos on the internet people record on webcams and they are very smooth and it's almost like watching tv or something recorded on a video camera. i got this camera for the purpose of recording video but it looks like one of those old bruce lee movies. is it the camera or my computer? please help. is there anything i can do or is there a better cam to record video

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  • swandive2008 Jun 10, 2008

    the webcam is just a blurry contrast....i cant share my cam with anyone cuz they all complain,...



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Ok this is generally caused by the "Frame Rate" usually for full motion video faster is better and about 25 frames a second will give OK picture.. with say 30 frames a second being better, faster means more CPU usaeage too. You need to use the program to "Set" the frame Rate. You could try my old Favorite Amcap here. This will at least allow you to test stuff.

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