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I need to record an avi from an OpenGL window (not fullscreen).

Do you know a free software for windows XP that can help me ?

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I guess any screen capturing software will do it, just google for it. –  schnaader Jul 20 '09 at 18:16
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I rely on people that already used such software. Google is good but it doesn't know which one is better among 215,000 possibilities. –  Soubok Jul 20 '09 at 18:39
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You can use the trial version of FRAPS if you don't mind a watermark: http://www.fraps.com/download.php

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works like a charm. –  Soubok Jul 20 '09 at 18:23
    
but the saved .avi's are also recorded using a proprietary codec :( –  Soubok Jul 21 '09 at 10:15
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The FRAPS FAQ suggests using Virtual Dub to convert the output videos to other formats. –  Eric Jul 21 '09 at 11:14
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yes, Fraps is great if you don't mind the watermark.

Some people spoke me well about Taksi. Is open source. You may want to give it a try :

http://taksi.sourceforge.net

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Camtasia has a free trial.

If you want a hosted solution you can try Jing

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We've used Camtasia for screen recording and it is very good, although annoying that saved .avi's are recorded using a proprietary codec that the end-user must download. There's probably ways to convert it though. –  Guard Jul 20 '09 at 18:18
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