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Casting Android Device to Windows 10 PC

I am trying to mirror my Android phone/tablet to my Windows 10 PC but am having great difficulty. All my devices are on the same WiFi network. I have followed the instructions on the Microsoft website ...
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Could not install wireless display (additional feature) on windows 11

I want to cast my android phone's screen on to my laptop. So i need to install wireless display. However, whenever i try to install it, it shows could not install. Solutions that i tried: Disabled ...
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Casting a Full HD Chrome tab from a 1600x900 Microsoft Surface Go Tablet

I was wondering if it's possible to cast a Full HD tab to a Chromecast from a 1600x900 Microsoft Surface GO. I have looked above and beyond for the possibities and I couldn't find anything usefull. ...
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Windows 11 cast stopped after started

I'm not sure this is the right stack exchange site. But it seems it fit best here. I tried to connect my Laptop (Lenovo Yoga X13 Gen 2, Windows 11) with my LG TV (OLED55CX8L, Web Os 4.30) via screen ...
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How to get VSCode screencast mode to show question mark instead of SHIFT-/

When I use screencast mode in Visual Studio Code and press ?, instead of showing that I pressed ? it says that I pressed SHIFT and / which is confusing, especially for people with keyboards in other ...
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Cast to device context menu is empty, but can cast from YouTube

I can cast from YouTube on my Wi-Fi connected laptop with no problem, but when I right-click an MP4 file and hover over the Cast to Device context menu item, I get a never-ending Searching for devices....
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Windows 10 won't connect wirelessly to Samsung TV but it can cast videos

I have a Samsung TV, model QN65Q60RAGCZB a.k.a Q60 and Windows 10. I've been trying to connect it wirelessly to the TV using Window's native feature, but it won't find it in the list. It can, however, ...
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How do I create a lossless screencast using Fedora and Wayland?

Environment: Fedora 34, 5.12.13-300.fc34.x86_64 FFMPEG 4.4-4.fc34 GNOME 40.1.0 What I am trying to do: Create a lossless screencast file (video only, audio not required) that can be used as a source ...
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what and where is the process for on pc windows 10 that is responsible for receiving cast/miracast?

I would like to cast from android to my pc, which is winodws 10, I have checked the directx diagnosis and my pc supports supports miracast. I am using bitdefender so i need to allow some processes ...
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How app supports casting 4k content to TV over limited wifi bandwidth

Sending uncompressed 4k 30 Hz video(like pc connecting to monitor) requires around 1.58 Gbit/s of bandwidth. So I got curious then how I am able to stream 4k Youtube videos over 50 Mbps wifi network ...
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Seeing different blacks on playing same video on tv from different devices

So I have following devices VA panel TV Anycast dongle Hdmi cable OLED display phone IPS display phone Laptop I am seeing different picture on following three arrangements OLED phone -> anycast -&...
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Way to remove duplicate frames in screencast with ffmpeg?

I have recorded a screencast from a coding session. In there are many times where the screen is still and I have to think about the code. I want to remove all of these frames automatically with FFmpeg....
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Is it possible to attach two pointing devices to a Windows 10 machine and either each have its own cursor or each its own screen?

I've just started casting from my laptop to a big TV for YouTube while doing programming stuff on the laptop screen. I've found that using my trackpad can be a bit annoying just because the TV screen ...
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Screen casting to TV on Windows 10 Desktop?

I have a Windows 10 Pro (64-bit (10.0, Build 18363) (18362.19h1_release.190318-1202)) Desktop computer that does not have any sort of Bluetooth device however I have a 802.11n Wireless LAN Card and I ...
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Wireless project PC screen to TV without WiDi or Miracast

I have a WiFi router holding the whole LAN of my home. My TV connects to the router through the wireless network. My PC doesn't have a wireless adapter, so it connects to the router through a cable ...
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Black screen in OBS Studio screencast on Linux

I'm trying to make a screencast (Screen capture XSHM) in OBS Studio on my Fedora 31 computer. However it shows only black screen with mouse cursor on it. I also tried "Window Capture (Xcomposite)" ...
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Can Slack Share Only One Window Or Part Of Screen?

Any way to share only one window or part of screen during Slack screen share?
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What is the simplest way to integrate screencasts with trello in the fewest number of steps in OSX?

What is the simplest means for opening a trello card, and creating from within it a screencast which will be attached to it? The goal is seamless attachment of a 5- 10 second screencast which makes ...
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How to not include the Pause duration in the FFMPEG recording timeline

I'm trying to pause a screencast made with ffmpeg under Linux, giving the command: kill -s SIGSTOP <PID> resuming then it with the command: kill -s SIGCONT <PID> to finally interrupt ...
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Gnome Shell / Screencast / UPDATE_POINTER_TIME

System: Ubuntu 18 x64 I use Gnome Shell's built-in screen recorder with shortcut Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R. It works nice with one exception: It creates a nice 30 frame output video, but it updates the mouse ...
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How to start Gnome Screen Recorder from command line

I want to use Gnome's inbuilt Screen Recorder. I know that I can Launch it using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R. I am looking for options to start the gnome screen recorder using some command ...
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How to mirror a laptop screen to multiple laptops [closed]

I'm a teacher and, for my classes, both me and my students use laptops. I need to simultaneously mirror my laptop screen to their laptops, so that each student can see my screen in order to follow my ...
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How to use Samsung TV as a remote display over lan cable connection

I have a desktop PC with no WiFi and a Samsung TV [ES6710] that can stream media using DLNA, however I want to use it as a remote display over LAN to mirror my PC's desktop on the TV (I have ethernet ...
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VLC is unable to show desktop: open of `screen://' failed

$vlc screen:// produces the following error: core input error: open of `screen://' failed I run OS: Ubuntu artful x86_64 Kernel: 4.13.0-36-generic DE: XFCE WM: Xfwm4 I intend to livestream my PC ...
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Accessing a broken Android phone using a pc

I have an Xperia Z2 phone (Lolipop 5.1) It was unfortunately ran over by a car. The display and touch screen were destroyed but the device is still working (to my suprise). How can I access the ...
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Not able to wireless project (mirror) from Laptop to TV

I have a Dell Win 8.1 Core i5 Laptop - I am trying to connect wireless to my TV, to use it as a projector...unsuccessfully. :( I have a Samsung 32' Smart TV (Manual can be found here :http://www....
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Fake https for video tutorials on localhost

I am serving a site from localhost (NodeJS/Express) for a screencast and I want to make the video appear more professional: www.company.com in the address bar instead of localhost https on Chrome's ...
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Troubleshooting Android 6 screencast to Windows 10

As I have unlimited mobile data only (not for tethering), but no landline, it makes sense to use my mobile for online meetings or watching films. However my TV has a more convenient screen size. I ...
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kazam / vokoscreen recording has screen flickering in the video ,why?

I tried to use Kazam / Vokoscreen to capture a screencast video, but the video end up with flickering now and then, snapshot of the flicking effect the region is rectangular and is randomly appeared ...
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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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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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Is it possible to export a file in parts with Screenflow?

I have a very long screencast in Screenflow, it's 90 minutes long. Is it possible to export it in parts, cutting it at markers or something like that?
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Screensharing between Linux and Windows computers

I am looking for a way to share the screen from a Linux computer to a Windows PC. Allowing the PC to interact with the Linux computer (i.e. clicking on buttons) is not necessary, but it would be fine. ...
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Where to start de-verb from ? I don't see any shortcut

I was recording some of the screencasts and there was some reverb in the audios of those videos. Than I searched online and found that the reverb can be eliminated or decreased by using a software ...
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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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cursor ripple effect for screencasts and other useful action visibility tools

I was wondering whether someone could point me to any tools available for unix/windows/mac that enable useful screen cast options such as showing a circle that ripples out everytime a mouse click ...
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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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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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Hacker Typer style application for Windows [closed]

I need to do a bunch of screencasts that demonstrate some programming techniques. I already know what I'm going to type for each of them, and I'd like to minimize all the delays and awkwardness from ...
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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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A decent screencast software for linux? [duplicate]

I am looking for a screencast software for linux, i currently have kazam screencaster but it is missing out on capturing keystrokes commands, what i would like todo is make a vim screencast for ...
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Which screencast program can record up to four hours of screen video and which codec to use?

I want to record a live online video show (record the computer screen) I'm attending. The total length will be four hours. I know about the free Camstudio (Windows), which is able to record video. I ...
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What screenkey/key-mon clones exist for Windows? [closed]

I am planning a screencast and would prefer to use PuTTY from my Windows 7 (x64) box. However, I want the audience to see what keys I am pressing on screen. For Linux there are screenkey or key-mon, ...
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App to add second mouse pointer?

I am using kindlevncviewer to display the screen of a Windows XP PC on a Kindle. This VNC viewer, however, seems to be incapable of displaying a mouse cursor. Is there a small app for Windows XP that ...
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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 as ...
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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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Live Screencast under Linux

I was having some difficulty with running a Live Screencast under Linux. I've found jtvlc and tried using that, but whenever I use it the stream comes out either blank or lagged with extremely high ...
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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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Using desktop as fake webcam on linux

I want to make a live stream of (a window on) my linux desktop using a free streaming site, using the captured video as a fake webcam. There are many tools for this on windows. ffmpeg allows me to ...
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CamStudio Recorder 2.6 Reports WaveoutGetSelectionControl() failed?

I'm running CamStudio v2.6 r294 on Windows 7 Ultimate, and when I go to Options->Record Audio from Speakers I receive the error WaveoutGetSelectionControl() failed I also get this error when I go ...
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