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Capture screen as video

Postby honk » 11 Nov 2009, 23:49

I want to record my screen as video to create tutorials etc. I've tried xvidcap 1.1.4 on 7.2-RELEASE but the quality of the videos is unusable (bad frame rate, drops...). My machine is a Core 2 Duo T7300@2.00GHz.

Any success stories here? Recommendations for other tools than xvidcap? Thanks a lot in advance!

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Postby aragon » 12 Nov 2009, 00:23

Try ffmpeg. Search for "X11 grabbing" in its man page.
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Postby graudeejs » 12 Nov 2009, 08:05

[port]sysutils/xvidcap[/port] was the what I used.... but there were problems....

I recorded with xvidcap, then resampled with spomething else....

you need to configure how xvidcap records, i don't remember which settings I used...

there are default settings but they weren't good for me, I had to make many experiments before I could capture entire screet at acceptable framerate
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