GNU / linux
The commandline tool (which essentially is recordMyDesktop), is written in C,
| while there are two frontends,|
written in python with
pyGtk (gtk-recordMyDesktop) and
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 Xiph.org, the foundation responsible for the aformentioned formats).