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Questions tagged [screen-casting]

Recording or streaming output of a computer screen.

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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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Software and hardware recommendations

What softwares and hardware would I need to make a video lecture such as this? I am a mathematics tutor who wants to upload free YouTube video lectures. I require a ...
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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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recording and later synching both screen and speaker

My goal is to create educational videos that show a recording of my screen/mouse, and also show a small inset view in the corner of me speaking. My plan is: Record the screen using a standard screen ...
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Digital live drawing video presentation with tablet

You know those videos where people are explaining things and drawing on whiteboard at the same time, right? I would like to do pretty much the same, but on PC with tablet. I tried Krita and record ...
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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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Video mixer from multiple sources into one

I want to take two video inputs say one from camera through hdmi/dvi etc and one through laptop(some presentation running in it). One, I want to mix these two video streams and take it out as a single ...
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Free software for annotations (circles, arrows, etc.) in screen capture videos

I have recorded some technical tutorial videos through screen capture. At certain points in these videos, I want to highlight buttons, text, etc. by circling them or putting arrows. An example effect ...
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I'm trying to crop the sides of a movie which are unwanted… Online

I am trying to crop my video online, like it's done below. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
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Are there any recent 64-bit VFW screen capture codecs out there?

I'm currently editing some video screen capture recordings I did under Linux using recordMyDesktop (basically OGG Theora video files). Since there's currently no way to import Theora video into After ...
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Are there technical issues with doing video reviews of software?

I see plenty of people online reviewing physical products and video games, but rarely ever plain old software. Is there a technical reason for this? Is it more difficult? I have an interest in ...
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Reduce File Size of Dxtory Video Without Causing Lag

I'm making videos while playing on my computer. Everything is working well, however 15 minutes of video consumes 50GB, which is too much space. I use Dxtory with Lagarith Lossless Codec. If I use the ...
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How to add captions file to video podcast?

I'm starting a tutorial video podcast and have recorded a couple of episodes. I've captioned them, and have the captions file in .srt format. However I haven't yet found a way to embed that file in ...
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How to get a crisp, exact color match for lossless screen-cast?

Background Recording a screen-cast (no audio) in Xubuntu Linux. The following image shows a side-by-side comparison of the video (left) versus the desktop (right): The screen-cast is recorded using: ...
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Windows Software to record from Webcam & Screen

I'm looking for software which can simultaneously record video from my computer's web cam at the same time as recording the content displayed on screen. More Detailed Requirements Run on Windows 7 ...
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Record Screencast of Remote Presenter

For some time now I've been looking for screencast software that can record someone presenting on another computer. The application is for a commercial screencast recording company that comes in and ...
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Record VGA/DVI with timecode

I'd like to record presentations and lectures and then edit them after the fact. I'll use one or more camera feeds and a timecode source (either a camcorder or external source). To record the screen, ...
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Application for Screen-casting for Macintosh

I need to make a Screen-cast. This is, I need to capture my screen and audio from my computer and then after be able to edit this video. Then I need an app for Macintosh. Since I just need to do ...
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How to start and record Flash video stream without recording the player taskbar

I want to record a Flash video stream from the web. This is the website in question: http://www.arte.tv/guide/de/plus7 The problem is that the video starts with a task bar over it and I have to move ...
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Lossless screen-recording software

For a small project of mine I want to record short screen-casts which show features of my program. Currently, I'm using a small app on my Ubuntu box which creates directly animated gif output. The ...
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Automated aligning audio tracks with timings for dubbing screen casts

We have some screen casts that need to be dubbed to various languages for which we have script for the target language like: Begining Time | Audio Narration 0:0 | blah nao lorep iposm... ...
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recording to multiple locations

I am not 100% sure if this is on topic or not here but I think its the most relevant place to post this. Are there any programs out there that record the screen but saves the output to multiple drive ...
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Windows Live Movie Maker Output Video Quality Low

I'm using Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 7. I made a screen capture video with a third party app which produces .avi files. Its quality is perfect. Its properties: Resolution: 1280 * 720 (720p)...