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MP4 recording suddenly stopped Windows 7

If you are using Windows 7 and recording in MP4 file format, when your recording reaches 3.7GB in size it may suddenly stop with the following error:
"MP4 Recording has a maximum file of 3.7GB under Windows 7"
This is due to Windows 7 having a limitation on the file size of MP4 recordings. Windows limits this to a maximum file size of 3.7GB. Due to this, any MP4 recordings you do in vMix will stop when it reaches this file size. This is unfortunately a limitation of the Windows 7 OS.
Therefore we recommend the following:
  • If you wish to continue recording in MP4 file format, then you will need to upgrade to Windows 10 which does not have this limitation.
  • Otherwise, choose any other file type to record to in vMix instead. Such as MPEG-2 or AVI which do not have a file size limitation.

Last Updated: Monday, March 2, 2020 10:41:52 AM