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Screenshot Quality Issues

Discussion in 'Automobilista' started by ImprezAlex, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. ImprezAlex

    ImprezAlex

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    Apologies if this has been addressed before. I did a search on here and Google and couldn't find an answer.

    When I'm looking at a replay or race, everything is crisp and clear. When I screenshot, the image is noticeably worse in terms of quality. It doesn't come close to how good it looked on-screen.

    I have tried allowing Steam to store uncompressed versions of the screenshots, and it made no difference.

    What am I doing wrong?
     
  2. KoshaPashkin

    KoshaPashkin
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    Try to use Fraps or GeForce Experience (if You have nvidia card), Steam always compressed screenshots.
     
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  3. Dann Murillo

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    Hmm do screenshots work OK in other Steam games? It should pull your AMS video settings exactly. Re-run the config tool and see if it corrects it.
     
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  4. schlitty

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    I've always found Steam screenshots to be supbar quality in any game. The built in AMS screenshots are a little bump up but I still think there's compression and quality loss. AMD ReLive or GeForce Experience are the better and convenient choices that should serve most needs. Some people swear by MSI Afterburner (overclocking/monitor software), the .png captures are suppose to be lossless.

    Edit: It has been awhile, but I do believe Steam screenshots won't even capture SweetFX if you happen to use it. Which most AMS players do. Really, just not good screenshots.
     
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  5. Alex Sawczuk

    Alex Sawczuk
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    You can edit your PLR file to save as PNG files with AMS, that should be the best quality.
     
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  6. Dann Murillo

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    That is a great point. Then you can use the Prt Scr button rather than F12 in Steam. I did it and my Mid Ohio screenshot looks perfect. This wasn't even my thread/question but thanks Alex! :):)

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  7. ImprezAlex

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    Thanks for the help, everyone. I'm not at home for a few days but I'll try all these options and report back! Much appreciated!

    And Dann, that shot is incredible!
     
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