Questions tagged [screen-capture]

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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ffmpeg video recording corrupted/extremely compressed

I am trying to record my Windows 10 desktop with ffmpeg, but I'm getting an issue where the output looks extremely compressed to the point of being corrupted. It's as if only p-frames are getting ...
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Improve quality of video recording in Windows 10

When I capture the video with Win key + G, the quality of the video is awful. To give you a rough idea about the awfulness of quality, here is a screenshot of the original image vs capture one: I ...
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Capture card empty signal

Okay this will be a long one but please stick around. I am trying to set up a two computer setup, gaming and streaming PC's. To capture my display I am using an Elgato HD60S. The setup is quite ...
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Capturing data stream of a JS / Leaflet animation as MP4

How can I capture the datastream of a JS / Leaflet animation and download it to MP4? I am looking for output that looks something like the smooth path traced in these demos: https://github.com/...
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mac screenshot crontab only got desktop

I have a little crontab code that takes a screenshot of my mac every 15 mins, as a diary thing to help me with all the administrative works. It has been working fine for a few years now but recently ...
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Record RDP for screen casting

I want to record a long installation process on a remote windows session (Windows 10). I can start a record software like Camtsia or Microsoft Expression Encoder on the remote machine and start the ...
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How to automate recording screen footage on a loop with time and size constraints?

Are there any solutions to automate recording footage on a time loop that limits the number of hours? I want to keep a log of a video game footage for the past x number of hours and/or n number of ...
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Restarting the print screen worker process in Windows 10? [duplicate]

I find that sometimes in Windows 10, for some unknown reason, my Print screen key stops working - or rather, when I hit Print screen, nothing new gets put into the clipboard. I assume the background ...
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Win + Shift + S to take screen clippings — OneNote cannot save the screen clipping in the target section

Recently when I use the shortcut windowskey + s + shift to take a screen clipping they are occasionally not getting saved into the OneNote notebook I have them all set to go to. Of the last 10 ...
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looking for continuous Screen Capture for retroactivly reproducing errors, timeback machine

Usually Screen Video Capturing software are tailored for kind of video producers, who have a plan, have prepared keynotes, etc. However, I want a "time machine" program for a specific use case: Hey,...
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How a running application can be set as active window via powershell?

To take screenshot of the desktop by this snippet, I want to be sure my application is in the captured image. When that code runs per minute, How can I be sure my application would be in front of ...
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Record screen on a headless machine

The last time I visited op.gg I stumbled across a new feature which allows to record an active match and download it afterwards. I am wondering how it is possible to record something without having a ...
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Is there a way to capture the window of the input method window?

The window of an input method application is hard to capture. It will disappear if you try to press shortcut key to capture the current screen. Even if you press Print Screen key, it will disappear ...
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Extend Window Beyond Bottom of Screen on MacOS

I would like to extend one of my application windows below the bottom of the screen. I can easily extend it beyond the left/right sides (simply drag it to one side, then resize, and repeat), however I ...
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How to make ultra-sharp video capture of app prototype in Windows for website?

My goal: to achieve this quality as close as possible: http://uimotionkit.io/videos/header/01-Slider-2x.mp4 (this is probably AE) https://static.framer.com/x/frontpage/drawing-video.mp4 (I know this ...
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ShareX: make a GIF of the second monitor?

I would like to do a GIF animation displaying fully only my second monitor. Is it possible with the ShareX - the Screen Capture Tool? I tried to use the region capture using Ctrl+Shift+PrintScreen ...
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Why is my Mac opening Messages every time I take a screenshot?

When I take a screenshot on my Mac (OS X Sierra), either with Command-Shift-3 or Command-Shift-4, my Messages app opens with the screenshot and nothing is saved to my Desktop. In Terminal I confirmed ...
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Graphic artifact while live-streaming desktop with ffmpeg (via UDP)

I'm trying to live-stream my full screen application and to view it from another machine in the same network. I'm using this command to start the streaming, it works well and I can see the livestream ...
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How to screen capure part of a window on keypresses?

How can I capture part of screen, on a Windows 10 PC, when any key is pressed (could be a specific key) or on mouse-motion, such that each such captured image is stored automatically as a JPEG/PNG ...
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Snipping Tool's save file location on Windows 7? [closed]

Clicking on "Save" and "Save As" option seems to be doing nothing.
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How do I maintain sharpness when scaling down Mp4 H264 video on browser?

I managed to create a sharp video after doing a lot of research. However, now my problem is when scaling down in the browser. I am trying to do something similar to this:https://framer.com/features/...
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Slow down a computer “second” to get more CPU cycles to screen capture real time animations

I'm on Linux and I want to do video screen captures in 4k of realtime (in the common sense, not kernel realtime) generated animations such as demos from the demoscene or stuff from shadertoy.com. ...
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Does “Magewell Pro Capture HDMI 4K” support 144Hz input?

I'm looking for a capture card that supports a native 1440p, 144Hz input. I think I've found one in the Magewell Pro Capture HDMI 4K. But, I have a question regarding it. I want to configure a 2 PC ...
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LICEcap - It is possible to blur or hide only specific part of the screen when creating the GIF

I want to create a GIF file using LICEcap. I have an email address which is opens from the popup in the screen and I don't want to show that in the GIF. Is it possible that, can I blur or hide the ...
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Nvidia Grid SDK / Capture SDK

I am trying to set-up grid for capturing OpenGl rendered screen, encoding it and streaming it on remote system. I searched for available options and realized that Nvidia capture SDK (formerly GRID ...
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Record video of application window

I need to record the window of a long-running program and need to be able to use my computer for other things at the same time. There are lots of ways to get a screen capture video for Windows all but ...
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How to add mouse pointer or cursor to existing screenshot? [closed]

Many years ago, I had a program that could take a screenshot, and from within the program, I could add mouse pointers (as many as I wanted) to me screenshot after it was taken. I have been Googling ...
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Capture CLI Output as Animated GIF

Some questions and answers on codegolf have helpful animated GIFs which display the output of a command line program. Some GIFs look great, like this one from the Make me a fake loader question: ...
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Is there an equivalent of Snipping Tool for capturing video from a denoted area? [closed]

There's a very handy application that comes with Windows 10 called Snipping Tool which allows me to capture a specific area of my screen. The problem is that I can only capture a single image at a ...
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OBS Capping FPS

So I have a 144hz monitor and a new GTX 1070 (so I'm getting nice, buttery smooth FPS in League of Legends, for example), but when I start streaming (or just opening OBS in the form of the new "OBS ...
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Is it possible to record audio from different xvfb displays using ffmpeg screen capture

Using ffmpeg https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Capture/Desktop pulseaudio screencapture But if two such processes are running both the audios are getting mixed Is it possible we can record only the ...
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Capture a section of screen including active menu and cursor in Centos

I am using centos release 6.7 (Final). I would like to capture a section of screen including active menu and cursor for making turorial as in the picture below. Could anyone tell me how to do that? ...
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ffmpeg generating a blank video as output of a screen capture

I'm trying to record as video a screen but it's a blank video as output. I'm using this command: ffmpeg -f gdigrab -framerate 25 -i title=calc fo.flv How do I fix this?
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Frame rate during screen-casting

I am trying to record screen using ffmpeg with the following command: ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1366x768 -framerate 30 -i :0.0 -c:v libx264 -b:v 1000k out.mp4 which I learned from here. But I am not ...
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Capture Image or video on chrome getting black screen

I am trying to capture an image and video in the Google Chrome web browser. I am getting a black screen. I tried 2-3 screen capture tools but I only get the same black screen, any ideas of what the ...
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OS X: Trying to run an application in terminal and create an image of it

I am trying to run a program such as tload or slurm which graphs a system metric over time, and make its input into an image that has ANSI color support. The best I can think of is using ...
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How can I Show/Display Mouse Clicks on my Monitor in Windows 10? [duplicate]

Is there a windows options to display when the mouse is clicked in Windows 10?Similar to the animation for locating the mouse via CTRL? I do screen recordings for software testing. I can set these ...
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Screencast / screen record in 4k resolution?

I saw a few screencast on YouTube in 4k resolution. I did a quick web search and found that there are a lot of screencasting software that record in 4k. Camtasia being one of them. I was wondering ...
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How do I video screen capture with windows 10? [duplicate]

How do I single screen capture with windows 10 for making programming tutorials?
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Windows 10 Game Bar Stops Recording

I have a new Lenovo Y70 PC and I was trying to use it to record some gameplay of Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut. I set the limit to an hour and the entire time, I saw the timer in red in the ...
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Record a time-lapse screen-capture directly in ffmpeg

Can I use ffmpeg to record my Xorg desktop (without audio) at one frame a second into a video file that will play back the frames at 30 frames per second without requiring a conversion process? The ...
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How to prove the authenticity of a screenshot?

I have take some screenshots of chat from Whatsapp web using Windows 8 Snipping Tool. I saved those images in PNG format. Now I want to prove that those images are the original, not tampered or ...
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How to create a screen capture a specific OS X window from the command line?

Is there a way to capture a screenshots of a specific window (even if that window is covered by other windows) from the command line, non-interactively? It seems that the built-in screencapture ...
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Is it possible to capture the entire Screen including the Taskbar and/or the explorer with the Windows 10 Game Bar?

The Windows 10 Game Bar allows recording most applications, but it doesn't seem to work for the explorer or the entire screen. Is there a way to make it work?
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Save YouTube ad

I'm doing some research and would like to save some YouTube ads to a local video file. No, I'm not interested in the videos themselves but the ads that show before or during the video plays. None of ...
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LICEcap doesn't respect High DPI settings on Windows 8 and 10

I attempted to make an animated 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 ...
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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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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? [duplicate]

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 ...