If you want to use the third party external video codecs with MediCap, you have 2 options;

1- To use x264 codec for video compression.

You can download it from the below link. Then install it on your Windows.



Then run MediCap, go to ‘Settings’>’Video and Audio Compression’, check the ‘External Compression Codecs’, check ‘MP4’, select ‘x264vfw - H.264/MPEG-4 AVC codec’, then close the form.


2- To use ffmepg.exe for video compression.

MediCap can use ffmepg.exe to encode video. You can download if from the below link. After download you can copy/paste it into the MediCap's folder.


Then run MediCap, go to ‘Settings’>’Video and Audio Compression’, check ‘MediCap custom commands’ and copy/paste below commands into the text area ‘Commands’

ffmpeg.exe -re -i %PIPE% -r 30 -pix_fmt yuv420p -g 60 -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -crf 23 -c:a aac -b:a 128k -f mp4 %FILENAME%

If you want to use x265 video encoder please change ‘libx264’ with ‘libx265’

To download ffmpeg.exe with source code please use the below link.