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To improve performance, should I record to my C:\ or D:\ drive?

I read online that you should record to a different drive to improve performance. I have fraps installed to my C:\ drive, which is a 256GB SSD. It has 173 GB free. I basically install windows and ...
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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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Why does Camtasia Studio Recorder sometimes zoom in during my screencasts?

E.g. in http://youtu.be/qGTNDKxREH0 at second 22 Camtasia Studio Recorder decided to zoom in. How can I prevent it from doing so? I use Camtasia Studio Recorder 7.0.0 + Win7 SP1 x64.
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How can I have 2 audio inputs to my computer and use both at the same time?

I record videos of my computer screen and put them on YouTube, I usually only record my voice and then have my friend on Skype. Soon my friend and I will be making a new video and this time we will ...
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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 ...
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Improving Recording Quality in Lync

My colleagues and I are using Lync 2013 for hosting an online code dojo, which involves desktop sharing and passing control among participants. For posterity, we've started recording the sessions ...
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How can I get the Microsoft Expressions 4 Codec to work on XP SP3?

The codec allows you to preview the recording you just took. The recorder itself and the encoder both seem to work just fine, but when I try to preview a recording it says it can't find the codec. ...
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Is there a way to turn a laptop into an external recording device?

I have a laptop that I recently purchased that I hardly use simply due to the fact that my Desktop is so much better. I was wondering though, is there a way to somehow connect my laptop to my Desktop ...
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How can I record a desktop sharing session in Lync?

When I have accepted someone's request to share their screen with me using Lync 2013, it displays their screen in the staging area as you would expect. How can I use Lync 2013 to save the screen ...
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Black screen recording games

Whenever I play a full screen directx game and attempt to screen record, the mouse shows up but the game does not. I'm using Intel HD Graphics 4000 and I'm assuming its a hardware issue, though I'm ...
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Stand alone screen recorder for Windows 7 [closed]

I am looking for a free stand alone (i.e. no installation required) program to record the screen in Windows 7 (64 bit). I know about ...
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Can I use Apple TV to record the use of an App on my iPad?

I am wondering if I can use Apple TV to mirror an App that runs on my iPad 3 to the Television, and then record it in a format that I can edit on my Mac. The point of doing this is to create a video ...
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How to use a codec without installing it (portable)

I'm using CamStudio Portable and there aren't any good codecs integrated. So additionally you need to install a good one like ffdshow tryouts. Q1: It is possible to use a codec without installing it ...
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screen casting in windows like recordmydesktop

I would like to make some screen casts in windows. In linux I always use recordmydesktop. The big advantage with this software is that the encoding is done after capturing. Therefore, it does not ...
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How to encode video for desktop/application recording?

Which video encoder or which encoding technique would return the best quality/size value (or just the most "natural feel") for recorded desktop/application activity like video tutorials? By good ...
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Screen recording in Windows 8 makes PC unusable?

OS used: Windows 8 Pro x64 Hi there, I got a weird problem. I tried to record my screen using different screen recording applications like Camtasia7, Hypercam, and some others. So if I hit "record" ...
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animated gif of recorded screen activity

How can I make an animated gif of recorded screen activity? Can someone refer me to a decent free or affordable utility that I canuse to create one? For example, this gif that i found is remarkably ...
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Camtasia Studio 7 - Cursor flickering while recording

I'm using Camtasia Studio 7 to record my screen. While recording the cursor is heavily flickering. Is there a way to fix this? (I'm using Windows XP) Thanks.
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Recording desktop & game in the same video

I am trying to document a video game crash, I have Win7 and I tried using Fraps but I can only record either the desktop, or the game. But not both on the same video. For example, if I start ...
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Annotating screen recording done with QuickTime?

I have done a couple of screen recordings that I am currently touching up. I have done them using the built-in QuickTime screen recording function. Now I would like to create text annotations, like ...
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Smooth screen recording

I'd like to make a video screencast. (Video only, no sound) What are the minimal system requirements to get it smooth? With my Lenovo S10-2 (Netbook) the final video is stuttering. (Lenovo IdeaPad ...
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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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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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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? If not, what alternative screen-capture software can you recommend with a dual monitor ...
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How to record screen on iMac 27 if the video is from Mini DisplayPort?

I am trying to record the replay from my PS3. I have an ATLONA HDMI to mini displayport to display PS3 video on my iMac, but I can't figure out how to record the video. I know quicktime can record ...
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Is there any Windows screen recorder that works with multiple virtual desktops?

I'd like to record a virtual desktop screen while working on another one. Is there a video recorder which would support such a thing?
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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 Recording on Mac is free using QuickTime 10. Is the free solution on Windows using CamStudio?

On the Mac, we can now record a full screen or part of the screen if you have QuickTime 10 on Snow Leopard or QuickTime 10.1 on Lion. It is free and it records sound as well. The video is smooth ...
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Recording a video game on a P4… speed me up, Scotty?

I'm trying to record a d3d game, but I have HUGE lag issues. I'm on a p4 with an onboard 128 MB 3D video card and 2 gigs of RAM. I'm trying to record quarter-size video with only 15 fps, but I'm still ...
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Any screen recorders specifically for CLIs?

I want to record videos specifically on Ubuntu's CLI and recordmydesktop has been giving me inaccurate window dimensions and low frame rates for following my typing. Ideally, I'd like to record on ...
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Screen recording software that highlights the mouse pointer [closed]

I'm using Camtasia Studio when creating tutorials, but I can't find out how to change the default mouse pointer image. It only uses the existing which isn't satisfying. I want to create a video in ...
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do you know of a service that records the remote desktop session that is saved as a video online where I can log on and view?

Is there a website that allows users to create an account as an administrator, then create accounts for employees (similar to skype), and when an employee signs in, a desktop remote viewing session ...
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Is the Windows 7 “Problem Steps Recorder” a part of a larger program they sell?

Is the Windows 7 "Problem Steps Recorder" a part of a larger program they sell? It does a great job, but I would like it to be a little more full featured. Possibly using it for creating software ...
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Is there a software that can perform recorded user actions at a later date?

Is there a software that is able to record and perform the actions (clicks, entering of text, etc) that can be replayed at a later date. For example, I often place downloaded software into the same ...
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Using recordmydesktop to create partial files of the recording

I need to use recordmydesktop to record a six days conference. Every day there is a 3 hour seminar that I need to record. I need 2 things: automatically start and finish the recording (using command ...
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Record Powerpoint presentations with voice over [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free desktop recording / screencasting on windows I need to record (video) a Powerpoint presentation with an audio voice over. Do you have any software suggestions? ...
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Do you know a free screen recorder that records 3D applications fluently? [closed]

For Windows. This would be used to create a small demo video for this
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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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Record desktop screen with command line tool

I have to record my desktop screen for at most 30 minutes using command line parameters. I have an Adobe Air application that works fine with VLC player, it records the screen, but on Linux only — it ...
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How can I record my activities on screen?

I am looking for a good free tool which I can use to record my actions on screen. I want to demonstrate an iPad application or demonstrate how to do a certain osx task - like opening keynote or ...