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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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1answer
785 views

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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683 views

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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745 views

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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996 views

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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561 views

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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1answer
469 views

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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2answers
898 views

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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144 views

Screen recording software that creates Flash video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best software for desktop recording? I would like to create some tutorial videos on my PHP framework, therefore I'm looking for a good screen recorder ...
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763 views

Screen capture program for Windows to capture scrolling content area of web page + other components of browser window

I am looking for something similiar to Free tool like Snagit which can capture scrolling Window? and Free Windows software for full-screen (including scrolling) screenshots, but also capable of ...
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Looking for the name of a piece of software that periodically records screen for time tracking

I once heard about it in a podcast. It sits in the background and records your screen every 'n' seconds. Then you can review your activities at the end of the day. I work on a lot of remove desktops ...
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2answers
51 views

Screenshare daemon on lan?

I was thinking about getting a kiosk or two i thought since monitors are facing potential customers and we'll be behind a table i'd be hard to see if something gone wrong/needs our attention. It would ...
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1answer
422 views

iShowu alternative for windows

What are some good alternatives for something like iShowu which railscasts uses for recording the screen? Apart from good quality I am looking for other features like one click publishing to youtube ...
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2answers
1k views

timed desktop screenshot for timelapse

I've been looking around for a screen capture program that gives me actual images of the desktop, and allows me to take them on a certain interval so that I can combine them into a timelapse. ex) ...
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8answers
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Crop and capture screen software/plugin for Windows 7

Does anyone know of any software or a browser extension that lets me capture what's on my screen and crop it by ratio? I have Photoshop but don't want to keep opening it just to capture a simple ...
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1answer
147 views

Why Camtasia “Title Clips” sometimes have a green border?

I'm trying to create a short video with Camtasia Studio v6. The first time I "Produced" the final video, everything worked fine, all the Title Clips were black background and white text like I wanted ...
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2answers
337 views

Windows 7: Screen recording is laggy

I want to make a video of a shooter game in 720p HD format in Windows 7. But the video is always laggy (low fps). I'm using Camtasia Studio. If capture area (resolution) is smaller, the fps is OK, but ...
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Screen Snip/Capture Utility callable from API or command line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Take a screen shot from command line in Windows I am looking for a screen capture tool that is controllable from the command line. Ideally I would pass the filename, and ...
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Least CPU intensive way of streaming your screen on windows?

sometimes I like capturing my screen for others to see. Only thing: I am playing games while I do it. I have tried a few streaming solutions where Windows Media Encoder coupled with my own Windows ...
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395 views

Rolling desktop recorder? [closed]

I want a piece of Windows software that will constantly record what I'm doing on my desktop, discarding footage that's over [30] seconds old. Its recording would be a rolling one. The idea is that I ...
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2answers
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Can FFMPEG capture from the screen in Windows?

I am trying to capture a certain region of the screen (actually its specifically a number of visible windows) on Windows XP with FFMPEG but I can only find options to capture from X11: ...
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1answer
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To just press a key and save a screen snapshot to the hard drive, we must use 3rd party software?

If we can just press a key (such as CTRL-PrtScr) on Windows 7 or Vista and be able to save a screen001.png to the hard drive like a Mac does, that would be convenient. Sometimes we just want a screen ...
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5answers
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Can Windows 7 or Vista's Snipping Tool capture a screen 10 seconds later, and capture the mouse pointer as well?

I wonder if Windows 7 or Vista's Snipping Tool can capture a screen 10 seconds later, and capture the mouse pointer as well? The thing is that sometimes we need to capture the thing that "pops up" ...
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7answers
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Tool for screen capture with sound [closed]

Does anybody know a good screen capture utility that also captures sound and outputs something like an .avi, for Windows? I tried CamStudio but was not very happy with it as it crashed and my Windows ...
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3answers
901 views

Capture graphics from a full screen cmd console?

How do you capture graphics from a program running in a full-screen cmd console? The Print Screen button does't work, nor does Alt-Print Screen. I have tried to set the display options on the ...
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1answer
87 views

composite sections of several windows into one

I have 6 webcams that I want to show on one display, but there are issues. The webcams have proprietary plugin software that doesn't work with Firefox, so I have to use IE. I tried to use frames to ...