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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Licecap dosen't respect highdpi settings on windows 8

I attempted to make a gif screenshot of the image of my answer here using licecap, on windows 8.1. This is as a test and I selected the whole gif, and a small border around it. I have a 4K display ...
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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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Is there any software that can capture the screen and turn it into a fake webcam input? [closed]

Is there any software that can capture the screen and turn it into a webcam-type input so that you can easily record and/or broadcast your screen with regular video software? Edit: Just to be clear, ...
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setting PowerPoint 2010 slide show to HD dimensions

I am trying to do a screen capture of a PowerPoint 2010 slide show, but I notice that the full screen view of the slide show is closer to a square in shape, with black on both sides of the slide. ...
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How can I take browser screenshots at a higher resolution than my browser supports?

I need to take a screenshot of a website as it would appear on a very high resolution monitor... say 4000x3000 pixels. My laptop's screen has a native resolution of 1400x768. Basically, I need to ...
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Using headset mic for recording screenshot video

I want to use my blackberry smartphone headset's mic for recording an onscreen video but all i can get is the earphones acting as a mic themselves. I don't want that, I want to use the headset mic and ...
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windows snip tool, capture scrolling page

I'm trying to capture a scrolling page using windows 8 snip tool. I've tried the window capture option but it just captures the visible part of the page, not the part that would be revealed by ...
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How do I take a screenshot from a YouTube video?

My Prt Sc button is on the same button as my Home button. The Prt Sc is circled and under the word Home. I assume that you push Shift+Home to get Prt Sc to work. That is how it has worked in past ...
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Recording with sound not possible in VirtualBox

Is it possible to not only video capture in VirtualBox but also record the audio coming from the VirtualBox? When I try to select the right device to record I get this, which bascially means the audio ...
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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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How can I make OS X running as a guest in Parallels have a fixed resolution?

How can I make OS X running as a guest in Parallels have a fixed resolution? The reason is that I want to record a screencast and I want the screen to be natively HD, no stretching and no black bars. ...
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Hardware overlay

With a screen capture application in windows 7 some systems we can capture video from capture card displayed on screen in some systems We cant, I have founded that is related to Hardware overlay . ...
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How to printscreen a big treeview in a windows app?

I have an app that I would like to send the screenshot of all selected options to the developer, but the options are in a huge treeview... Is there a trick to easily printscreen it, like capture ...
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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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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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Crop and capture screen software/plugin for Windows 7 [closed]

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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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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Free tool like Snagit which can capture scrolling Window? [closed]

Snagit can capture scrolling windows like in a browser. Is there a free capture tool for Windows which can do the same kind of capturing. Not looking for a generic capture tool. Need one which can ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Print Screen key going to black and white

Running Windows XP I am finding that printScreen button only captures a black and white image of the full screen but color for just one window (Alt-PrintScreen). Is there a limit to how much memory ...
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How to take a screenshot of a something bigger than the screen?

I have a created a route using Google Maps. I want to take a screenshot of this route in satellite view with maximum zoom. But since it doesn't fit my screen I can't do it. It there a way around this? ...
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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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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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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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Program that does a screen print every 15 minutes and saves it to a file [closed]

I remember hearing of some software that would take a screen print every 15 minutes and store it in a file. They mentioned it can be used to keep track of the amount of time you spent on a project. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Any Fraps alternatives out there? [closed]

Are there any Fraps alternatives out there to record gameplay footage? CamStudio is out, since it's impossible to record gameplay footage with consistent and fluid fps WeGame records in very bad ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 ...