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Saves a video log of what is viewable on a computer monitor, can include audio

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Byzanz-Record: Given area is not inside desktop

Trying to record a gif with Byzanz errors out with message: Given area is not inside desktop. byzanz-record --delay=5 -c --duration=240 ~/Desktop/temp/some.gif I tried supplying the full-screen ...
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Wireless screen sharing and screen recording in Windows 10 guest in KVM

I have a Dell Latitude laptop (E7480) with Intel i5, Intel wireless and integrated Intel graphics adapter. On that laptop I run KVM/QEMU with Windows 10 guest. On this guest I would like to use ...
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Is there a way to screen record or save video that is being played in a browser on my laptop?

I am curious about this. I enrolled for an online course, and now the course is almost getting over. They have some video classes that I would like to save for future reference since they say that the ...
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how to play ascreen recording with codec error created due to computer shut down midway into the reccording., not able to play in vlc

how to play ascreen recording with codec error created due to computer shut down midway into the reccording., not able to play in vlc but contents are present in recording in the form of GB data
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How to solve OBS is not recording all instance of a window

For some reason, I am using an OBS recorder for recording a Webex recording in its nbr recording player. But the problem is it is not recording the chat and other windows which are instances of the ...
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Horizontal lines glitch when recording video with any program

When I record video with any program (Simple Screen Recorder, OBS) in the final file I have a kind of crumpled video. Horizontal lines overlapping each other. I've tried to change OBS encoder, KDE ...
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How to get the Captures folder back?

I record a lot using the Game Bar and it's always been saved in the Captures folder in C:, however the video file sizes are very big, so I want to move them to D: instead. I read that you can just ...
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Do screen recording software make the game laggy?

Let's take an example of Counter Strike 1.6 game (offline, with bots). And an i7 system with 16GB RAM and 940MX graphics. As you know, it is very old game so this graphic card is more than okay for ...
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Extract Video content from temporary extension-less files (obtained from Screen recorder extension of Google chrome)

I have used the screen recording extension available on the Google Chrome web browser on 6th May to record an examination video of 3 hours' duration. But, when the recording was stopped, the extension ...
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Recording the screen during boot UEFI BIOS on Thinkpad T14s

I have a Thinkpad T14s with an AMD cPU. I am trying to record the screen on the laptop from the moment it's powered on: its UEFI BIOS and everything. I know that it can be done using an HDMI capture ...
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How to repair an interrupted Game Bar (MP4) recoding?

I recorded my screen using the Game Bar recording feature. The recording was interrupted when the battery power ran out on my laptop. After recharging I was able to locate the recording in the usual ...
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I want to time-shift a webinar on Linux

These days I happen to follow webinars or discussions with little or no interaction from the public, be they on Zoom, Teams, Edumeet or whatever. I mean, I often do not need to look at them in real ...
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Extend Windows screen recording time past limit

I have been using the Windows 10 'xbox' screen recording feature on my laptop a couple times and have been hitting the 2 hour recording limit. I found that I could go into my machine's settings and ...
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windows 10: process 1 output used as process 2 input: pipes

process 1 : adb shell screenrecord --bit-rate 6000000 --size 1280x720 --output-format=h264 - process 2: ffplay -f h264 normally ffplay takes its input as an argument (-i _input) How to pipe those ...
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Screen recording using ffmpeg

ffmpeg -f gdigrab -framerate 30 -i desktop output.mkv I use this command and I have two questions: My screen allows full-hd, but seems like output.mkv in bad (not full-hd) quality. How to record ...
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Using VGA-in to screen from the VGA-out of a laptop

I have this old laptop that is able to play this old game that won’t work on my desktop. However, it is to slow to run a screen recording program in the background. My desktop has a VGA-in for use ...
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How to force windows application to run in 720p resolution and 16:9 ratio

I have a 4k laptop that also set to 4k resolution, however I need to record a windowed game with 720p max resolution in 16:9 screen ratio. My desktop is not powerful enough to run it in larger ...
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How to record screen for showing code or design?

I'm looking to be able to make a video/gif like this https://dribbble.com/shots/4920325-Social-share-button I created some similar design with css. But now I don't how to get a video like that. I ...
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Sharex record screen audio along with microphone

I have the following settings. I am able to record the screen audio but my mic audio is not being recorded. Is there a way I can record both my mic as well as the screen audio.
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How to record audio playing on headset

I'm trying to record screen +microphone+ system audio output. I tried below cmd but it records only screen, headset microphone but not the system audio output i'm hearing on the headset ffmpeg -f ...
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Can I record a zoom meeting without attending?

I mostly just want to use this for talks I cannot attend, but is there a way to record a zoom meeting without having to be present at the particular time.
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Windows Gamebar Record Desktop and not a window

I was trying out the windows game bar to record my screen there are two issues that I am not able to figure out. The game bar only records a window and not the desktop. I want the game bar to record ...
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Recording audio and video from different browser tabs simultaneously

I'm wondering if there is a way to record screen and audio from different tabs simultaneously; the audio streams should be indipendent. The browser brand is not important. E.g. if i have 2 tabs (tab1:...
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How do I reduce the file size of Windows 10 Game Bar recordings?

I use Windows Game Bar to record my screen (and not necessarily for Games). The size of the file that comes out, however, is sometimes outrageous. A 5 min recording takes up about 200 MB! Recently, I ...
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Trying to record screen with webcam separately

I am trying to record my screen and my webcam separately in HD. So basically I have 2 1920x1080 screens that I am trying to record. What I did was I created a canvas of 3840x1080 and placed them side ...
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How can I use QuickTime to record two monitors?

I'd like to record my pairing so I can watch it back for improvements. Quicktime seems the easiest (and most trustworthy, given this is a work machine) solution to this but it only records on one of ...
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How to record a full screen with only internal audio on Windows 10

I have an HP Spectre laptop with Windows 10 OS. I tried to record a video (a lecture) with the screen recorder Windows 10 offers (win+alt+R), but then I faced 2 problems: When it records, I don't ...
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Can't record the screen with OBS Studio

I have two screens and want to create a video of my work on Display 2. So, added a source 'Display Capture'. What happens is in neither of the displays I'm able to see. Added anyways, clicked "Start ...
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How can I specify the install directory with TinyTake?

How can I specify the install directory with TinyTake? The installer say I can click on options but I don't see any: I use TinyTake on Microsoft Windows 7.
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How can I capture a portion of the screen during a screen capture

I can add a display capture as a source, but can only select the entire monitor. Is there a way to select only a portion of the screen? Add Display Capture Select Entire Display But there's not ...
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Using Windows 10 Game Bar to record SideSync

I am using SideSync to display my Android phones screen on my Windows 10 computer. I am trying to record a video of my phone's screen using the Windows 10 Game Bar. I get sound and the curser moving ...
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How to record all running browser screens via ffmpeg in Linux/Ubuntu?

Am trying to record my browser screens to a video by using ffmpeg.I can record the whole screens. when I focused out to another window it records the new window. Want to record the browser actions ...
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OBS Studio—'Failed to open NVENC codec: Function not implemented'

Why do I encounter this error in OBS Studio? Failed to open NVENC codec: Function not implemented. More importantly, what can I do to resolve it so that I can record? This is a new install of OBS ...
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Video resolution when capturing a full-screen recording via ffmpeg on Mac OS X

I have a 15-inch 2017 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra): The default display supports screen resolutions up to 2880x1800, despite the maximum resolution selectable via the standard UI ...
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How to run a bash script automatically at gnome login

I want to use Gnome's inbuilt Screen Recorder for recording GUI sessions for audit purpose. To automate this, I changed the Shortcut for the screen recorder as "Alt+U" and then executed command "...
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Zoom in and out in Virtual Machine (Windows)

I have a Mac and I use Parallels Desktop where Windows 10 is installed. I want to record a video from screen in Windows 10 (Microsoft Excel). Sometimes, I need to zoom in and out to show a specific ...
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I have a 720p laptop but I need to record my screen on 1080p

I need to record a demo for one of my applications to submit on windows store and their requirement is that the video file resolution should be 1920*1080 but the problem is maximum resolution my ...
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ffmpeg settings for high quality youtube videos

I am trying to record short video of my desktop and upload it to youtube. The problem is that every time when I upload it to youtube or even dropbox (as video), the quality is much worse. My ffmpeg ...
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Why some part of the screen recording is blurry when recorded using OBS screen recorder? Windows 7 OS

The text in between the red lines seems to be sharp while the rest is blurry:
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How do I speed up my videos on Geforce Experience

I want to record a timelapse with GeForce experience. How would I do that? If it's not possible than what other gaming recorders can do that? Thanks.
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How can I display keystrokes while recording my screen? [duplicate]

I'm trying to record a video tutorial about using Keyboard Shortcuts. To do this, I want to record my screen while also visually displaying my keyboard inputs. I've been able to find OBS options for "...
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Use Elgato Game Capture HD60S to capture Ubuntu screen shows only green screen

I am trying to capture video output of ThinkPad T410 running Ubuntu 16.04 using Elgato HD60S. Recording is done on a Windows 10 PC. However the Game Capture program shows and records only solid green ...
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How to record a Qt5 application window with minimal to zero CPU overhead on Windows or Linux?

I'm writing a real-time volume rendering application that runs purely on the CPU. It's quite fast but nevertheless the more CPU power the better for interactivity - basically, I'm designing it to use ...
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Record screen via other PC

While using OBS for capturing the (audio+video) input for now, it gets quite laggy, as my working PC (a dated T420-Laptop) cannot handle larger applications (Visual Studio etc.) at the same time, it ...
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How to reencode or repair a video on Ubuntu/Linux Mint?

I recently tried to make a video with kazam, until the inevitable "I'm out of storage so Kazam goes crazy and loses video" occurs. I regained storage, and used photorec to recover the video, and I got ...
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Screen recording: windows apps with a delay option?

I'm looking for a windows app for recording screen to GIF, similar to Peek. There are tons of screen recording apps, but none of them seem to have a built-in delay. Unfortunately this is a feature I'm ...
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Anti-recording share screen

Is there a way to share your screen without any possibility of being recorded? Every screensharing utility I know, Skype, Join.me, Teamviewer, RingCentral, are all recordable via screen recording app. ...
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Would a Core 2 Quad Q6600 Be a good replacement for a Core 2 Duo E7500

I really need an upgarde for my PC, currently it has a Core 2 Duo E7500, and I was wondering if a Core 2 Quad Q6600 would improve my peformance. I am currenlty having problems recording gameplay. For ...
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Prevent application from flooding recycle bin

I have the PlaysTV application on my computer for recording gameplay moments. The application has a limited space for saving video before it starts deleting the older video. Unfortunately instead of ...
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Scaling and frame-rate issue on overlay video ffmpeg

I am able to use following command to add webcam overlay on desktop recording. ffmpeg -y -rtbufsize 100M -f gdigrab -framerate 20 -offset_x 0 -offset_y 0 -video_size 1250x750 -draw_mouse 1 -i desktop ...
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