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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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'm 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 x11grab. In Terminal I've done this:...
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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 it ...
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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? I'...
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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. 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. It should have ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to get a 10000x10000 virtual resolution desktop?

I have a java applet map viewer and I'd like to plot out the map it displays. To do that I need to open it in a high enough resolution to avoid too much stitching. Is there any possible way I could ...
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Shortcut or utility program to temporarily disable subpixel font rendering when making a screen capture / screenshot

Anyone know a utility program or a shortcut that disable subpixel font rendering when capturing a screen? I'm capturing for print output, so it's better to have regular font smoothing than subpixel.
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Ubuntu screen as “webcam”

I want to enable my screen as a video capture drive, so I can share (stream) my desktop screen instead my webcam. I'm using Mint 12 (based on Ubuntu).
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Fraps with dual monitors

I'm running dual monitors on Windows 7. Is there a way to configure Fraps to record from a specific monitor?
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Decrease the size of shadows when doing a screen capture in OS X Lion?

When taking a screenshot in Mac OS X Lion, I've noticed the shadows appear to be a lot larger than in Snow Leopard. Perhaps they just fade more gradually and this takes up more space. Whatever the ...
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Capture screen to file or URL like a web cam?

I see a couple questions like this but they don't really answer my question, and many nights of Google searches haven't turned up any good solutions. Is there some software I can use to record my ...
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Focus Screenshot on the Flash Content of a Webpage

I want to know if there's a way to take a screenshot of only the flash content of a website? I'm making a review of a certain game that runs on flash but it's uncomfortable to have to have to size the ...
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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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screencasting tools for screencasts like vimcasts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Camtasia replacement for the Mac What is the best software for desktop recording? Inexpensive, simple screen recording application for mac I am on OSX. Specifically, ...
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How do I print an entire page in Firefox?

For my personal records (e.g. receipts), I like to print a web page in Firefox using CUPS print-to-pdf. This works great when the page layout is narrow. However, if the page is too wide, the output is ...
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Audio in screencast recordings out-of-sync when using USB Headphones

When I record screencasts on my laptop with USB headphones, the audio increasingly lags behind the video. However when I record with my built-in laptop microphone, there is no lag. I have tried ...
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How can I capture or print the whole scrolling area of this dynamic webpage?

I'm trying to save (as in: for printing / putting it in a PDF -- I'm not interested in the HTML, but in the rendering of the html to be able to print the table or at least view it offline) a table ...
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Screenshots are distorted on Mac Mini with NVIDIA GeForce 9400M

I am trying to take screen snap-shots with the shortcut keys of cmd + Shft + 4 and cmd + Shft + 3. I am not getting the proper screen-shots. This is one of the examples: What would be the ...
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How do I record my screen using VLC or other software without wasting CPU?

I'm using VLC to record and save an output file of my screen. The biggest problem is that VLC uses a very high amount of CPU. For a Core 2 Duo that is not a big deal, but in some old PCs (like with a ...
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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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Recording what people show me on my computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free desktop recording / screencasting on windows What is the best software for desktop recording? Sometimes people come to show me stuff on my computer, and I would like ...
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Is there a way to change the Windows ALT+Print Screen command to produce a smaller file than BitMap - perhaps jpg or png?

Looking for a mechanism - with minimal/no install of 3rd party software so that the ALT + Printscreen keyboard command produces a reasonably sized image when pasted into an email. Currently on ...
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Hardware solution for screen capture

I'm trying to do some screen casts but no matter what application I try (Camtasia, FRAPS) the performance impact of the recording affects the quality of the animations I want to capture too much. I ...
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Which software and tools should I use to create software presentation like this one?

I want to create a screen captured audio (microphone) - video presentation of my software. So i'm looking for best screencasting softwares out there which should allow me to edit recorded audio and ...
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Screen-Sharing Options for Student/Tutor? [closed]

I used to use GoToMeeting about a year ago, but that was too expensive at $49/mo. Some things I liked about it (in the context of learning computing) include: I could give point/click access to ...
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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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Software to automate website screenshot capture [closed]

Do you know any software that can automate the process of getting screenshots of every page of a website? It would act like a spider/crawler/robot. You name it... For example: I developed a website ...
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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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screen capture with x264vfw64 in Windows 7 64 bit

I tried using CamStudio but it doesn't support x264vfw64, and I couldn't get it to work with VirtualDub either. Are there any other programs that can capture the entire screen using x264vfw64 to ...
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Linux equivalent of Fraps

I want to make a demo of a 3d app I'm writing, but I don't know of any good screencasting software like it that runs on Linux. Anyone know of good alternatives?
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A simple screen video capturing application with well compressed output

I am looking for very simple screen capturing application that outputs well compressed files. I does not need to be able to capture audio, video will suffice.
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timed desktop screenshot for timelapse [closed]

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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Does any Windows based screen capture handle at least 720p at 60 FPS?

I tried MANY programs for screen capturing, but I simply cannot get over 20 FPS at 720p. I tried CamStudio, which is very recommended over internet, but its not close enought. Whats interesting is, ...
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How does the Print Screen key work?

I want to know how the Print Screen key works. This is useful to take a snap of the current screen, but how does is this possible? Is there software that run and take a snap when print screen key is ...
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How can I capture streaming video from broadcast tv website?

Soon a conference will be broadcast on one website. How can I capture live streaming from my web browser? Broadcast site: http://msu1.broadcastnow.ru/ And I am using Mac.