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Optimum video resolution for YouTube screen-casting software tutorials?

When recording on-screen software tutorials there's a balance between fitting the 16:9 format, making it low enough resolution that it's readable on smaller devices but big enough that there's enough ...
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How do I get better sound quality when screencasting with ffmpeg without having to increase -r?

I wrote the following script to capture both the screen and the audio from the microphone, both lossless from my laptop: #!/bin/bash d=$(date +"%Y%m%d_%-H%M") dimensions=$(xdpyinfo |grep ...
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How do I display 4 different outputs with HDMI when I only have one input device?

I have one laptop with 4 different applications running on it. I would like to separate these 4 applications into each television. Each television will display one of the applications. I have bought 1 ...
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When multiple windows are captured simultaniously can OBS capture only cursor in currently active window?

I am making a small video for some of my colleagues where I show them how CI/CD with GitLab and Kubernetes works (software development stuff). For that purpose I would like too keep 4 windows visible ...
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Capturing projector slides and audio at conference

I have a couple of events coming up for a professional conference where I need to be able to record all the 35 breakout rooms over 4 days (650 hours of footage) to capture the slides bring run from ...
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Optimized Parameters of `FFMPEG` for Screen Recording

Windows has a great codec for screen recording called Windows Media Video Screen. It generates artifacts free videos which are highly compressed (small size). I was wondering, what would be the ...
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OBS: cropping without black bars

OBS is awesome because of its many many versatile features. Sadly, at the same time it seems very rough around the edges, making it hard to get even basic things working. I want to capture a portion ...
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Improve quality of recorded screen

I tried a lot of different screen recording software but all of them can't record a video with the same quality I see on screen: looks like there is a unsharp mask, or something similar. Now I'm using ...
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How to import Quicktime screen recording in PP or AE?

I know how to import other content with normal specs but these QuickTime screen recordings from my Macbook has weird FPS data. When I import these .mov files in AE or PP I get weird glitches on the ...
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YouTube Video Tearing/Flickering - how to prevent?

I just recently started making videos. I am recording my 4k screen at 4k60fps with OBS studio and then edit and export using premiere pro also in 4k60fps (H.264). The exported footage does not have ...
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Converting h265 video to h264 with ffmpeg results in glitchy visuals with Chromecast

I'm having a lot of trouble casting a specific file on my Chromecast. At first it was because it was encoded with H265, which is not supported by my Chromecast device (2nd gen). I tried changing its ...
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How to edit iPhone Screencap without changing resolution

I need to do a basic cut from the middle of a screencast on an iPhone 11 Pro Max, but every method I've tried ends with the video being cropped to 16:9. How can I keep the original resolution?
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How to record screen with zoom in high quality?

Is there some way to record Windows screen with zoom in high quality? Like in this video:
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Editing a Mac Screen Recording in Premiere Pro causes image fragmentation

I'm making some tutorials about how to use a website. I'm using the built in Apple Screen Recording to record the screen on a Macbook Pro with a retina screen. I'm then loading the resulting .mov file ...
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How to solve audio/video sync issue on my mp4 screenrecording?

I'm relatively new to video editing and struggling to solve a problem whereas the video (i.e my lips) is out of sync with the audio (i.e my voice). The beginning of the video is fine but by the end ...
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FFMPEG to YouTube: YT says "Unsupported resolution for latency configuration ... The current resolution is (65535x65535)"

I've a facility that runs on a Windows machine, that records the screen to disk, and it works well. It takes audio streams from two virtual sound cards and a stream from the display and produces a ...
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Cut Loom screen recording at 39s, trim video around the edges to hide scrollbar and Loom stop button using FFmpeg

I have a 1920x1080 MP4 screencast that has been created in full-size mode in Google Chrome. I wish to hide the Loom video stopping process (after 39 seconds) and also trim around the edge of the video,...
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If I use Adobe Premiere Pro for video editing, does it matter what screen capture software I use?

The reason I ask is because I’m choosing between these two screen capture software packages: Camtasia ($250) and FilmoraScrn ($19.99). I will capture my screen to a great extent in the months ahead. ...
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After Effects - Unable to track motion accurately for screen recording when scrolling occurs

I'm attempting to create a simple help video where I demonstrate the use of an online application, so I'm using a screen recording as my source video. I've created a shape layer that will serve as box ...
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Logo replacement in screen recording

I'm not an editor but I'm trying to achieve a simple effect. The use-case is I want to do a screen recording of a demo of a web application, where I can then do different exports where the logo on the ...
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Desktop Capture Has Become Choppy/Jerky with FFmpeg

Recently, videos produced by capturing a window on my system using FFmpeg have become choppy/jerky, as if frames have been dropped or duplicated. FFmpeg will sometimes report that a number of frames ...
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FFmpeg Can't Capture Window Rendered with Secondary GPU

Edit: I am using the terms "primary" & "secondary" cards below loosely. I'm just assuming the Intel card is considered the first card. I recently discovered how to use my secondary graphics card (...
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making mouse click action obvious in a screen-cast video-capture

One of the challenges, in creating a tutorial video via screen video capture, is that it becomes a challenge to make obvious which mouse action was used to produce a certain action on the screen. The ...
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How to Record Screen in 4K on 1920x1080 monitor? (OBS Studio)

Is it possible to record in 4K when you have 1920x1080 monitor? I am currently using OBS Software. If so, please let me know how? In my obs setting the Base Resolution and Output Resolution at ...
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What output video format for Kazam requires less cpu power?

Please tell me what is the appropriate StackExchange site to post this question if it doesn't fit here. I use Kazam to capture my videoconferences. It gets too CPU-demanding but the program is ...
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FFmpeg, record screen region on Mac

I am trying to record a screen region on Mac using FFmpeg. I have a solution using avfoundation device to grab the screen and using a filter to crop down to the screen region. This works fine for ...
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transparent drawing software

I want to ask if there's a software that I could pint on it with my graphics tablet where I draw on it but it has no background!! Actually, the case that I want to make some tutorials that I need to ...
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Screen cast and capture video cam and show both on screen using ffmpeg

I'm using the following command to capture my screen cast and laptop video camera at the same time. Video from the camera appears in a smallish window in bottom right of the screen cast. This works, ...
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Is there any free video screen capture applications?

I am trying to find a totally free screen capture application for Windows and MacOS. Is there any free apps that don't put watermark on the video ?
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Screen capture at more than 1000 FPS

i would like to know if there is a hardware device, a software that would produce PC screen capture at more than 1000 FPS ? The highest i could get under Linux with a custom program is around 400 FPS....
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Good alternatives to Omnidazzle?

Does anyone know of a good pen software that allows you to draw on the screen? kind of similar to omnidazzle ?
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Best possible quality setting for screen recording (not games) and web presentation

Screen videos have text and simple geometric shapes, which need to stay sharp, detailed and crispy. The color should also remain untouched. With screen grabs, I want e.g. IBM blue to show as IBM blue ...
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Can Panasonic HDC-SD90 record pc screen

Can a Panasonic HDC-SD90 record pc screen via HDMI or AV MULTI Cable? Thanks.
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convert KAZAM video file to a file, playable in windows media player

I have some mp4 video files that are created by KAZAM in Linux. But I need to play those files on Microsoft Windows only by Windows Media Player (for example I can not install VLC media player). Also ...
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No -external codec- option in bandicam 3.0.4

I am using Bandicam 3.0.4, and I want to use the Lagarith Lossless codec. I installed it from the official website, and then I used a tutorial on Youtube to select it. According to the tutorial, I ...
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Matroska format's framerate is not accurate with certain values

If the Matroska format is used, in certain framerates it doesn't record at exact input framerate, but rather at a little higher than the input framerate. As an example: ffmpeg -video_size 1920x1080 -...
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Techniques for compressing a slideshow presentation video?

I often do QuickTime screen recordings of slideshow presentations (e.g. Keynote). These videos are 1080p 60fps and mostly text. They can go for minutes at a time with the same exact frame on-screen (...
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Record desktop at 1080p60 in high quality

I am looking to record my desktop in high quality (not nearly as lossy as H.264). I have tried OBS @ 200mbps and nVidia Shadowplay @ 50mbps and the text on my desktop is still noticibly blurry when i ...
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What equipment can I use to record presenter's computer screen?

I need to record a live presentation. I can have a camera to record the slides on projection but usually it comes out washed out. I need a way to have some kind of splitter that goes between the ...
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How to remove honking noise in room for voice over recording

I am making some video tutorials on some programming topics. An outside honking noise is interfering with the recordings. The windows and doors are packed, but even then the problem persists.
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how to decide the appropriate resolution when recording my screen for uploading online?

I am planning of creating a few technical movies where I will record my screen as I work through a particular technology. I'm unsure whether to record full screen, or select the area to be recorded. ...
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How to add a "presenter's name" graphic to Camtasia that appears in from the right

I want to have a graphic or animation that pops in on the lower right hand side of the screen that says the presenter's names, stays there for a few seconds then moves back off screen to the right. ...
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Screencasts from quicktime are too large to share

I tend to take quite a lot of video screencasts to illustrate bugs and features to 3rd parties during web development projects. To achieve this is I use Quicktime on my Mac and then go to "File > ...
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Why does video rendering begin at the top left corner of the screen?

Why is the top left corner of the screen considered to be (0,0) and not the bottom left like in a graph?
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Screen capture AND audio recording in ffmpeg

I am using ffmpeg built from source at this revision in Fedora 20. I am able to record audio perfectly fine with the command: FFmpeg/ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i pulse -- output.wav However, when I try ...
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What software is available for recording in 1/60 FPS?

I am recording my computer screen which updates once a minute. I want to record for around 8-12 hours uninterrupted, and I would prefer not to compress the video because the details are very fine and ...
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Why are some of my videos I just uploaded to Youtube in HD and some aren't?

I recorded two tutorial videos using Hypercam, and then edited them with Windows Live Movie Maker, both of which exported "For High Definition Display"(or something like that), but when I uploaded ...
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How do I get screen captures from VLC to import properly into Premiere?

I recorded my screen in VLC, and I saved that file as an .mp4 on my desktop. I can open and play the recording just fine, but I can't seem to import it properly into Premiere. Have you ever seen this ...
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Hardware suggestion for recording DVI on mac with unknown frame rate

I am trying to record a screen recording from a medical imaging display (a box with output ports that can be plugged into a monitor), and I am unsure what is the best hardware to have the best chance ...
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Recording of Lectures: Tips for compressing video with mostly still images

I have several recordings of lectures, some with powerpoint slides, some with writing on a blackboard. They are several GBytes each. However most of the time the video is a still image (besides maybe ...
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