vendredi 8 août 2008

recordMyDesktop : desktop session recorder for Linux

recordMyDesktop is a 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).

recordMyDesktop record audio offers also the ability to through ALSA, OSS or the audio server JACK

Before using recordMyDesktop, it is suggested that you visit the Documentation section of this site and in particular, read the User Guide, in order to get a better understaning of how to use the program.
recordMyDesktop produces files using only open formats
These are theora for video and vorbis for audio, using the ogg container.

(To learn more about free formats visit, the foundation responsible for the aformentioned formats).

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