I used Xvidcap to record my desktop, but the quality of video was too bad (it lagged so much). I also tried with all output formats that xvidcap support, increase the frame-per-second as much as possible and the quality always at 100% but nothing changed.

Click to see my video on Youtube


I'm using 11.04 (unity) with compiz enabled.

My card is ATI/AMD Mobility 5450 and all drivers were installed and activated.


Changing to gtkRecordMyDesktop solves the problem. Just select one workspace (instead of the "whole" desktop by default) and the video looks nice.

Click to see video on Youtube

PS: sorry for the terrible sound. ^_^

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