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May 2010

Ubuntu -- Details of package xvidcap in lucid

Screen video capture for X A screen capture enabling you to capture videos off your X-Window desktop for illustration or documentation purposes. It is intended to be a standards-based alternative to tools like Lotus ScreenCam. Video can be saved in MPEG or AVI files format. Other Packages Related to xvidcap Package: xvidcap (1.1.7-0.2ubuntu8) [multiver

November 2009 Faq - xvidcap

1 Xvidcap FAQ * 1.1 General Questions o 1.1.1 What is xvidcap? o 1.1.2 Can I capture the mouse pointer? o 1.1.3 Can I record audio along with the video? o 1.1.4 You're saying FFMPEG needs OSS for audio capture. Will ALSA work, too? o 1.1.5 Recording sound does not work (or it only works for the microphone, not application output) o 1.1.6 Are there plans to port xvidcap to Windows? o 1.1.7 Will xvidcap work on a Mac, or are there plans to port it? o 1.1.8 Why does Windows Media Player play my captured videos upside down? o 1.1.9 Can xvidcap capture OpenGL accelerated graphics? o 1.1.10 Does xvidcap work with fullscreen applications, such as games like Cube? o 1.1.11 Is xvidcap able of capturing a running video? o 1.1.12 Does xvidcap get the array of pixels from the xserver or off the video card's buffer? * 1.2 Building o 1.2.1 After building xvidcap says "FFMPEG encoding not supported" o 1.2.2 The build complains about being unable to findcommon.h o 1.2.3 Why am I getting error about an "undefined reference to `pow'"? * 1.3 Installation o 1.3.1 Why do you not provide packages for distribution XYZ? o 1.3.2 On Solaris pkgadd complains about "no packages found" o 1.3.3 How do I install the Fedora RPMS and how do they differ? * 1.4 Usage o 1.4.1 Why does the button to capture a single image not work for me? o 1.4.2 Capture fails with "Could not find audio grab device ..." o 1.4.3 Why are the videos or single frames I capture always white or black? o 1.4.4 Running xvidcap I get an error message saying "xvidcap: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory" o 1.4.5 xvidcap hangs on starting a capture session. What can I do about it? * 1.5 Encoding o 1.5.1 Why do my videos recorded with xvidcap play back too fast? o 1.5.2 How can I record videos for Windows Media Player compatibility? o 1.5.3 How do I improve recorded audio quality?

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xvidcap is a screen capture enabling you to capture videos off yourX-Window desktop for illustration or documentation purposes.It is intended to be a standards-based alternative to tools like Lotus ScreenCam.

June 2009

recordMyDesktop's User Guide: Index

Previous TOC Next This guide is meant to explain the basic usage of recordMyDesktop, a Free Software screen recorder for GNU/linux. This guide, just like the software itself, is always a work in progress, so feel free to come up with suggestions, corrections and improvements. You can contact me here. Copyright (c) 2007 John Varouhakis Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this work, to deal in the work without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, distribute, merge, make derivative works, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, and/or sell this work.

recordMyDesktop Documentation

This section includes various sources of information, intended to provide a better understanding of recordMyDesktop so users can put it to the best possible use for their purposes. For further information you can use the Help, Feedback and Open Discussion forums on (anonymous posting allowed).

About recordMyDesktop

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About recordMyDesktop award recordMyDesktop is a softpedia award desktop session recorder for GNU / linux that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at it's primary task. As such, the program is separated in two parts; a simple command line tool that performs the basic tasks of capturing and encoding and an interface that exposes the program functionality in a usable way. The commandline tool (which essentially is recordMyDesktop), is written in C, while there are two frontends, written in python with pyGtk (gtk-recordMyDesktop) and pyQt4 (qt-recordMyDesktop).

August 2008