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Questions tagged [desktop-recording]

Recording your screen or activities on the desktop, as a whole or in a particular program

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What video editing software should I use to make screencast videos with external audio?

I want to make screencast videos and record audio externally. What video editing software should I use? This is for an online class in introductory logic that I'm terribly late putting together. To ...
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How to screen record only one workspace or selected workspaces in Ubuntu 18.04?

Is there any software to record only one or multiple workspaces in Ubuntu 18.04. I want to make a tutorial video and I want only one workspace to record and not the other one. And please note, I'm ...
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Is there a screen recorder for GNOME with Wayland?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS. I have spent a lot of time searching for Screen Recorders for the Ubuntu GNOME Wayland. I have tried several Screen Recorders such as Simple Screen Recorder and ...
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SimpleScreenRecorder covers my entire screen in a blue box

As soon as I open SimpleScreenRecorder in Ubuntu 18.04 I get the standard input dialog. As soon as I pick the "record a fixed rectangle" radial button, my screen gets covered in this solid blue box ...
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Kazam does not stop recording and open window to save video

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I have had mixed results with kazam. Sometimes the recorder simply refuses to finish recording from the stop button and the main window never comes back up. I kill the app and ...
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Kazam always record only 1/4 of the screen

I'm trying to use Kazam to take videos of the screen. It always records the 1/4 of top left of my screen, no matter what I do. No matter if I select the entire screen, a window or select a piece of ...
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Screen recording resolution error! [16.04]

I wanted to do a screen recording so I installed recordMyDesktop on my PC but after recording the video is not so smooth, it feels like mosaic video, similarly I tried vokoscreen, still the problem ...
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Record multiple areas on single screen at the same time

Is there any software which supports recording upper left and bottom right areas of single screen? Not multiple windows but only areas of single screen. Kazam and RecordMyDesktop don't.
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OBS - Recording non active desktop workspace

Is it possible to record an inactive workspace from a screen recording software like OBS? For example, recording what is going on in workspace 1 if I am actually looking at workspace 2 on the screen. ...
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Recover Kazam .movie.mux files

Sometimes when Kazam crashes during saving a recording, it leaves behind its recorded video data -- an empty .movie file, and a large .movie.mux file. I don't know how to transcode a Kazam .movie....
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Very strange sound while recording

I want to record my screen with "recordMyDesktop" and video quality is pretty good but the sound is strange... Look at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAi-7DBCQ2o panta@rhei-box:~$ pacmd list-...
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Screencasts - Record only one screen

According to: https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-help/stable/screen-shot-record.html.en We can record our screens using Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R, works very well. But I have 2 screens or monitors. When ...
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What's a good program to record as gif/mp4 in a window section in a configurable way? [duplicate]

I want to know a list of programs(GUI) to record both gif and mp4 and be able to change frames rate quality. SO: Ubuntu 16.04
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how do I video-record a narrated powerpoint-like pdf presentation?

The title is pretty self-explanatory: I have a pdf version of a powerpoint-like presentation (created with latex and beamer, not that it matters). I would like to record a video presentation of me ...
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Screen glitching to desktop wallpaper when recording

I have a problem whenever I'm desktop streaming, or recording, on any software. OBS, discord (screen sharing ) ...etc the glitch is showing my desktop wallpaper for some reason or just a black color .....
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Capture the terminal on Ubuntu with OBS

I'm attempting to capture the terminal on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS computer with OBS 21.0.1, however when I select the terminal window using the "Window Capture (XComposite)" method, I just get a black ...
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Window tearing while recording any window with any screen recording software

So i was recording my screen while writing some code on Vs Code but i when i reviewed my recorded my video , i found huge window tearing in my video but I didn't see any window or screen tearing on my ...
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Disable/prevent Ubuntu from doing screen shots and screen recordings

Does anyone know of a way to disable your Ubuntu installation from being able to take screen shots and do screen recordings ? Thanks for your insights !
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In my Ubuntu 17.10, Record My Desktop is not launching [duplicate]

In my Ubuntu 17.10 , Record My Desktop is not launching. How to launch and use?
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Made an MP4 recording with SimpleScreenRecorder and default player or VLC won't play it

I had been using MKV and tried MP4 and would like to get it to work some way or another. I'm using Ubuntu version 14.04. When I try to play it with the default player it says no playable data and ...
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How to make Screencast on Ubuntu 17.10 record longer than 30s?

Ubuntu Desktop Guide > Tips & tricks says that we can start and stop a screencast by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R. It works. But it automatically stops at 30s. Is there a default settings somewhere ...
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Is there any way to record a video or take a screenshot when I am in GRUB on a real (non VM) computer?

Is it possible to screenshot or record (like OBS) the screen when I am in GRUB on a non Virtual Machine PC with software (without a camera or a phone)?
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Scheduled recording ffmpeg 14.04 with timer

How do I set up a scheduled recording that stops after a set time with sound and video on 14.04? I want to record something 6 hours ahead that lasts 1 hour. It is really important that the video and ...
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Screen recorder flickering on Ubuntu 16.04

For some reason when I'm recording a video with "Simple Screen Recorder" or "OBS" it flickers black every few seconds and with OBS it fashes that, and black triangles witch is really annoying when ...
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Recording desktop at 60FPS?

For several weeks now, I have been trying to find a solution to record my desktop at a solid 60FPS, and I have completely failed in my endeavor. The first thing I tried was OBS. It records at 60FPS ...
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How to record screen, with both internal sound and microphone sound?

I'm trying to capture my screen, including the audio that's going to the speakers and the audio going into my microphone. So far no luck. RecordMyDesktop seems to be the most recommended option for ...
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How can I record tty1 as a full video capture including xorg?

I built a minimal Ubuntu and I want to show off that it only contains xorg for graphics programs, no DE or WM. But I can't find a way to capture tty1 in a satisfactory way unless I buy a capture card ...
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Lightweight recording software for Ubuntu? [closed]

Since the computers I'm looking into aren't the greatest (3gb ram, core2duo) I'd naturally need a lightweight recording software. (Something not CPU heavy) (Sorry for being vague, I meant a screen ...
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Simple Screen Recorder doesn't record anymore

I was using it normally, but yesterday when I started to record, it didn't run. It "starts", as if it was recording, but when I save the video, the file is 0 bytes. The video doesn't run. Also, I ...
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Video editing software/Screen recording software with motion blur effect

I'm linux gamer, and I want a screen recorder or video editing software that has motion blur effect. I want to render a video with smooth gameplay.
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Record audio output of one single application window only

I would like to record the audio output of a locally running application as mp3 file on my hard disk. However, I need to record only the audio of one single application, ideally only one single ...
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Live screencast with Ubuntu 16.04?

It's extremely necessary for me to screencast my desktop and work to some friends (with different computers). I am on Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop. I searched many times, but I couldn't find any service or ...
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Screen recording software

I want to be able to reliably record videos for a YouTube channel, however the software I've tried all has individual flaws. The programs I've tried are: SimpleScreenRecorder (flaw being that the ...
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How to create animated gif screen captures like the Windows/MAC licecap app? [duplicate]

I'm looking for something to the equivalent of licecap. It's an animated gif screen capture tool. I use it mainly for capturing QA bug reports during development.
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Issue with SimpleScreenRecorder

I'm trying to start recording using SimpleScreenRecorder. The setup for this recording is as below: And the error I'm getting is: [PageRecord::StartPage] Starting page ... [JACKInput::Init] Error: ...
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OBS on “Window Capture (X composite)” only shows red screen

When I chose "Window Capture (X composite)" mode on OBS, and select the running Windows 10 VirtualBox, I get a red screen: It works fine with Spotify: I can record the whole screen, but I'd like to ...
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How to record desktop screen with audio? [duplicate]

I have seen this question: How to Record Screen and internal Audio? The answers given here is to install recordmydesktop. I have installed it but it does not work. It gives a error message just after ...
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How can I record a video like output of top command for set time period?

The top command outputs a kind of live view of processes and their use of resources in a system. I'd like to start a program on a server installation, which starts a variety of different processes, ...
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Screencasting/recording in Ubuntu with pan and zoom

I want to be able to zoom in to a window (say terminal) while recording my screen in such a way that the recorder video is not "shaky" (doesn't follow mouse when zoomed in) Something like this ...
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Gameplay screen recorder for Ubuntu?

Are there any gameplay screen recorders out there for Ubuntu? I intend to use it for Urban Terror recording.
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Bad video rendering with RecordMyDesktop

I have used recordmydesktop for a while and it used to work very well, but lately it has begun to draw lines through the desktop on the rendered video. How can I fix this, or what alternative ...
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Is there a way I can zoom in gala window manager?

I want to record a high res video of a zoomed in part of my screen. Is there any way that I can increase the zoom level of my desktop?
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Prevent shutdown when tvheadend recording / KDE session is active

I am searching for a way to prevent shutdown/standby when tvheadend (or vdr) is currently recording. What I found so far: Prevent shutdown when rsnapshot is running: Which I don't like because it ...
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Having issues recording Minecraft with glc-capture

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to record some gameplay, as you probably can tell from the title. However, I can't get glc-capture to start Minecraft, it returns this error that I can make ...
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What are some good applications for creating lecture-like videos?

I want to make videos like the ones in this YouTube playlist. Where I can write stuff and talk about stuff at the same time. My first instinct was to shop around for a pen-tablet I can use to do the ...
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How to Record Screen and internal Audio?

Is there a way to record my screen, as well as the internal audio? Like, if I were recording a game, it would record the screen, and the sounds from the game.
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Record my desktop in mp4 format

How do I record my desktop interaction (video) and audio directly in MP4 format? I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
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Screen capture as stream over LAN [duplicate]

I'm searching for a solution to capture my desktop and output it as a live stream for clients in a local network. I already tried ffmpeg and VLC, but the results were that it was not a live-stream. ...
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Audio delays progressively when recording with ffmpeg

I am trying to record screencasts in Ubuntu 12.04; I have a working command; the audio sounds great and the video looks great. I have one issue though, the audio delays as the video goes on. At the ...
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How to record desktop in .flv format?

I tried to record my desktop on Ubuntu with 2 tools: Recordmydesktop Kazam screencaster But, output video of Recordmydesktop is .ogv format. And ouput video of Kazam screencaster is .mp4 and .webm ...