Screen capture is the act of capturing the video on a computer screen either as a point in time (screenshot) or live streaming.

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What is the lightest possible way to record a screencast with ffmpeg?

I would like to capture a sreencast at 60fps. I tried with this: ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i pulse -c:a pcm_s16le -f x11grab -r 60 -s 1920x1080 -i :0.0 -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -crf 0 out.mkv ...
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ShareX screencast captures blank screen?

On Windows 7 64-bit. Trying to capture a video (screen cast) using Share X. Only the audio gets recorded, with no video. What could be the problem?
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10 bit Color Mode Corrupting Screen Capture

I am using a FirePro W5000 in 10 bit display mode with 2x Dell U3014 monitors on Windows 8.1. The output to the displays and color reproduction all work fine in all applications that support 10 bit ...
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Screen capturing with Daum PotPlayer

How do I capture an area or the full screen by using Daum PotPlayer? The steps I tried: Open the Device Settings dialog box using either "Right Click Menu > Open > Device Settings..." or by using ...
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Invisible mouse pointer when recording screen on a remote PC

What I'm trying to do is record videos on a remote server. The issue is that when I use any other remote control application other than the native windows remote desktop, the mouse pointer is never ...
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How do I capture my second monitor using avconv?

With this command: avconv -f x11grab -s 2560x1440 -i :0.0 I can stream video from my main monitor. I also have a second, 1080p monitor on which I do my gaming. I want to stream from that monitor. ...
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TeamViewer to record a 1-participant meeting, with screen capture, audio

Has anyone worked out how to use TeamViewer 9 to record a solo session, say a self-hosted "meeting" with no actual participants? Similar to camtasia, I want to record my screen, along with audio in a ...
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How to make recording area not to follow the mouse in Debut Video Capture Software?

I have dual monitor configuration and want to record everything what happen on second screen. I have selected second screen area successfully. During record I was wishing to press some control ...
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Does anyone knows how TeamViewer gets screen capturing?

I'm looking for an way to record my Android's screen without rooting my phone. This will be on my work phone, so I'm not allowed to root it. I recently found TeamViewer QuickSupport which lets you ...
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vlc player automatic capture recording ratio does not add up

I am trying to capture screen shots from a movie for my research and I tried it for every second. Both VLC and GSpot say that the fps is 25, so I set the recording ratio at 25. It is a 2 hour movie, ...
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Create a screencast with ffmpeg: how to keep video+audio in sync?

I created some screencasts with ffmpeg. The PC I use has capable hardware (Intel Core i7-4930K Six Core 3.40GHz 12MB Cache, 32 GB RAM), but unfortunately it runs Windows 7. Because I want to do my ...
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Make screen capture of PS3 connected to my monitor

When I change the input mode of my monitor to the PlayStation 3 (HDMI) and click Fn + Print Screen on my keyboard it takes a screenshot of my desktop computer instead of the game I'm playing. Does ...
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Trying to record my screen and voice from usb microphone but voice is very low in output? (using kazam on linux)

I am using Linux with Kazam software for screen recording. I am trying to record my screen as I speak while recording to make some tutorial video on my laptop. The problem I am facing is that the ...
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Recoring screencasts with adobe captivate

I am trying out the adobe captivate and considering to buy, but the quality is not that great, and I dont know if its configuration or its just not possible to get better. I set my screen resolution ...
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Is there a time management tool that allows to study browsing time? [closed]

I would like to help my friend with time management, and I'm looking for a problem that can every X seconds (unless the computer was inactive for some minutes), measure what program (or if it's the ...
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How can I get millisecond-level accuracy timestamps on screenshots (vlc)?

I'm currently using rt.exec("C:\\VLC\\vlc screen:// --dshow-vdev=screen-capture-recorder --dshow-fps=10 -I dummy --dummy-quiet --rate=1 --video-filter=scene --vout=dummy --scene-format=jpg ...
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Any alternative for PicPick on Mac OS X? [closed]

I need simple tool with two feathures, accessible by hotkeys: Color picker; Tool like "Screen Crosshair" in PicPick, for simple get size of any region of screen. I can't find any alternative. Mac ...
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How to capture text from the operating system in a practical and simple way?

Sometimes we can't select the text to copy & paste, such as dialog boxes. Sometimes it's just not practical, such as 100 files inside a folder. Is there any practical and simple way to capture ...
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How to record screen while installing Windows?

Besides recording the screen with an actual camera what are the options to make, for example, a Windows installation video tutorial?
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Screencast recording performance (using ffmpeg)

Hello everybody out there doing desktop recordings, On my old notebook with an Intel Mobile processor with 1.5 GHz and 1 GB RAM, producing a screencast is a pain. I am using a framerate of 15 fps ...
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What tools exist for capturing consecutive screenshots of a film? [closed]

Is there any tools that allow for capturing screenshots of a film at set intervals? E.g. something that captures a screenshot every second and saves them to files in an ordered sequence. I'm using ...
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The sound is periodically “dying” when capturing with ffmpeg + directshow

I am trying to capture video and sound with the following command ffmpeg -f dshow -r 15 -i video=screen-capture-recorder:audio="Desktop Microphone (2- HD-5000 - Microsoft LifeCam.)" -acodec mp3 ...
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Why does the mouse lag when screen recording with CamStudio?

When I try to record a screen capture video using CamStudio (portable version), my mouse lags so much that it is practically impossible to do anything. Reducing the size of the region I'm capturing ...
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Why does the audio have such poor quality when I playback screen captures?

I can record a video and capture audio just fine, but when I play it back, there is something like white noise in the background, you can barely hear my voice, and it certainly isn't clear enough to ...
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Why does MS Expression Recorder make the capture area blank/white in XP?

I have had this problem on 2 different virtual machines running Windows XP SP3. Basically, you can still see the green cross-hairs and outline while Expression Recorder is recording, but everything ...
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How to capture screen video (with audio) using VLC media player?

I am pressing Media -> Stream -> Capture Device -> Capture Mode = Desktop -> Stream Then selecting destination File = test.mp4, leaving Profile = Video - H.264 + MP3 (MP4) intact, ans ...
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Rapid screen capture program? [duplicate]

Are there any free cross-OS (or at least Windows) programs that will do rapid screen shots and save them as images? I'd like to create animated gifs with these.
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Is there a utility to do OCR on images on the windows clipboard?

Sometimes, I find myself typing out a lot of text from a screen capture. Its quite tedious. Is there an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program out there that would allow me to quickly convert ...
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FFmpeg screencast: capture only one window

I'm using FFmpeg with UScreenCapture under Windows 7 for screencast. Everything works fine, but I want to stream video from only one window - not the whole monitor. I know, there is an opportunity to ...
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Which screencast program can record up to four hours of screen video and which codec to use?

I want to record a live online video show (record the computer screen) I'm attending. The total length will be four hours. I know about the free Camstudio (Windows), which is able to record video. I ...
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App to add second mouse pointer?

I am using kindlevncviewer to display the screen of a Windows XP PC on a Kindle. This VNC viewer, however, seems to be incapable of displaying a mouse cursor. Is there a small app for Windows XP that ...
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Capture screen with fixed region

I would like to know if there is a systematical way (software) to capture a fixed region on the screen, under Windows 7 or OS X. It must be accurate about the region. I always want to capture the ...
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Win7 Screen Cap to Realtime Video Driver?

Back in the ancient days of XP, I had a program (the name escapes me) that would allow you to specify a section of screen or the active area of a window the realtime content of which would then be ...
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Saving large webpage as Image

I'm trying to save a webpage as an image. The web page I'm trying to save is a bit long, and has many images. I tried Google Chrome Screen Capture Extension and few other Chrome screen-capture ...
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Error when trying to enable x11grab in ffmpeg

I've lost a day of work over this. Trying to set up ffmpeg so I can do screen captures and just receive error after error after error. However, the root issue is that I can't even seem to enable ...
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Mac software that displays pressed keys onscreen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I see a visual overlay of shortcut keys I’ve pressed? I'm planning to start a coding side-project in mid-November, and I would like to record some of my work on ...
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Screen Casting using ffmpeg (too fast)

I can use ffmpeg to make screen casts: ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1280x800 -i :0.0 -c:v libx264 -framerate 30 -r 30 -crf 18 out.mkv However the output comes out to be too fast paced. It also happens with ...
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How can I change my Mac screen resolution without scaling to fit my monitor?

I know how to change my screen resolution, but I'm looking for a way to display a 1280 × 786 region in the centre of my display, without it being stretched to fit my 27" monitor! My goal to record ...
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Convert GTK RecordMyDesktop OGV video for OpenShot editing

I make some screencasts with my laptop. The software that I use in Ubuntu is GTK RecordMyDesktop which gives me an OGV file. The quality is perfect and I am happy with it. For publishing or giving ...
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How to applescript the 'grab' application

I am trying to write an apple script to use the "Grab" application in the Utilities folder to capture and print an application's window. I can get to the part where I tell Grab to start window ...
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Start an instance of Chrome without extensions or user preferences

Is it possible to start Google Chrome in a mode that doesn't have any extensions or bookmarks (or any other preferences). In other words, start it like it was a fresh install (but without deleting the ...
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Stream desktop to youtube upload

I'm trying to record some league matches, but instead of using fraps and uploading them to youtube, I want to select the webcam option so I can just stream them (to save space). How would I do that? ...
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Is there way to do a screen capture in Microsoft OneNote?

Is there a method or a plugin to do a screencapture (ideally similar to JingCast) with Microsoft OneNote? Ideally it would be just a button similar to the one that turns on your webcam that would ...
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background screen recording tool

I am searching for a tool that allows background recording of my pc screen. I it is nothing like a spy tool, I just need to be able to check what I was doing at the some time in the past. Small impact ...
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How long does a recorded WebEx session remain available online?

How long does a recorded WebEx session remain available online? I'd like to make a demo available around my company for a couple of months. I have the link to the recorded session - should I just ...
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On Site User Testing Software [closed]

Is there any software for OS X or Windows that can capture both the screen and capture the user via cam? I need this for on-site user testing where people sit down and try our app.
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Recording only one window in Gnomes 3 default desktop recorder

Gnome 3 has great feature under Ctrl-Alt-Shift-R shortcut1. I guess this is Istanbul. It appears that it's not istanbul... Yet I can't find any info about this program. Where can I find man page? ...
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Recording PC's screen in the background?

Is there a software like Camtasia Studio that records computer's screen but in the background so user won't notice? I'm using Windows 7, putting it into sleep mode and would love this soft to start ...
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Screen capture program with trim function

I need a simple, no nonsense nor bloatware screen capture program with the ability to - capture the current application - capture full screen - save the files with increasing index in the filename ...
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Fogbugz - I need a screen capture tool - terminal services compliant

Im looking for a tool that provides similar features to a tool called BugShooting, the gotcha is that it needs to work on Terminal Services, so far I have almost gone bald trying to get Bugshooting to ...