app crashes most of the time while trying to export overlay videos

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sabrich
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app crashes most of the time while trying to export overlay videos

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Hey,

I drove 2 x 5 laps on the Nordschleife, which I recorded. Afterwards I wanted to export these videos including an overlay.

I opened the first set and was able to export it without any issues. Except that I have to leave the phone completely alone after pressing the "overlay" button. When using other apps while the export is running it crashes instantly. So the only useful way is to do it over night.

The second set just doesn't want to work. After pressing "export" I have to wait for around 20 minutes before I can select which laps I want to have with an overlay. Sometimes it already crashes here. Next I normally should be able to select the laps. But the selection of laps doesn't work. As soon as I want to add more than one lap it crashes.
So there is no way to start the overlay export. I wonder why I was able to export the first set of laps but not the second.
The only difference of the sets that I noticed is the file size. The first set is around 7GB, the second one around 9GB.
There is definitely enough space available to store the export.

Any ideas about this issue?

Phone: Samsung Galaxy S10
Android: 11
App: v24.5.2

Thanks!
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Re: app crashes most of the time while trying to export overlay videos

Post by Harry »

Hello,

Please check whether you have selected Hardware or Software encoding. Follow LapTimer ‣ Administration ‣ Settings ‣ Expert Settings ‣ Video Tweaks / Use Hardware Encoding. While software encoding is slower that the hardware version, the later can result in instability for certain certain smartphone models.

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