[MPlayer-users] taking screenshot of mplayer video (using xv,x11& sdl)
mattficken at mail.com
Sat Sep 6 19:55:25 CEST 2003
As I said, I've already tried xv, sdl and still get the blue screen w/ both.
X11 does give me the screenshot, but hogs most of my CPU power b/c I don't think its using any of my
2D hardware acceleration, as xv & sdl do.
----- Original Message -----
From: Ross Fawcett <claymen at walan.org>
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2003 18:16:14 +0800
To: mplayer-users at mplayerhq.hu
Subject: Re: [MPlayer-users] taking screenshot of mplayer video (using xv,x11& sdl)
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Sat, 06 Sep 2003 3:55 pm, Matt Ficken wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > I'm trying to take screenshots of videos playing in mplayer. I've tried
> > both the xv, sdl & x11 video drivers. The screenshot software I'm using is
> > graphicsmagick and I've also tried ksnapshot.
> > Whenever I'm only playing one video, all that is captured from that one
> > video is a blue box.
> > I'm running XFree86-4.3, linux-2.4 & mplayer-0.90
> Thats because its using xv which gives you your hardware scaling etc, however
> to do this the video is displayed as an overlay, hence when you drag it you
> see the blue back and when you screencap u get the blue. u have to use -vo
> x11 or -vo sdl (maybe not sure) to cap the video as well.
> - Ross
> RTFM!!! http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu/DOCS
> Search: http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu/cgi-bin/htsearch
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