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Are there any open source apps out there for the Mac which allow me to make a video of the contents of the desktop or just a single app?

I've seen SnapzPro and Screenflow but since I have to capture video infrequently I can't justify the cost of getting one of these apps.

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Freeware means Open-source ??? –  subanki Sep 11 '10 at 19:16
Freeware != open source. Having said that, I don't mind freeware, so long as it gets the job done. –  Pram Sep 11 '10 at 20:57
You can just use QuickTime to record it and then convert with FFmpeg to whatever format you choose. –  kizzx2 Apr 21 '11 at 18:02

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I love AlternativeTo for this purpose.

And from that list, ScreenToaster is my favorite.

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