Questions tagged [screen-casting]

Recording or streaming output of a computer screen.

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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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Software to capture high quality screen-casts

I want to record video tutorials but I can't get the program to capture my screen with high quality, and not just that, when I try to edit it in After Effects scaling and positioning the fonts and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Automatically capturing stills from video presentation

I have a video training course supplied as AVI files. Most of the screens are shown as slides with a pointer moving around on them. I'd like to capture a screenshot of the slide automatically when ...
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How to record a video of computer screen movements

Can someone suggest good softwares for making a video tutorial of computer screen, like is done on most computer tutoring sites? I am looking a software that can capture a video of my blackberry ...
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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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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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Screen-record tablet ink drawing on top of recorded video?

Is there software that allows me to 'screen record' tablet wacom ink drawing on top of a video being played back, and then output a new file with the drawing being part of the video? A wacom overlay, ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I change the default Production file save location in Camtasia Studio?

When producing a video, Camtasia lets you pick the save location for the produced file but I can't find an option to change the location for this. I have set the recording and temp directories through ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Best way of presenting both 720p and 1080p screencasts

I record screencasts in 720p resolution, but would like to put up 1080p as well. This brings a problem: how can I record videos in 1080p such that they still look OK when scaled down to 720p? I've ...
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How does Salman Khan make his screencasts?

Just wondering what software he uses. I see his videos regularly and I'm somewhat impressed by the video and audio quality of his screen-casts.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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)...
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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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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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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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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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How can I capture multiple computer screens and put them onto a single video stream?

We are looking to broadcast or record a single video stream of two desktop computers running Windows. The software we are looking for would be able to capture the screens of the people working on it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ?