[MPlayer-users] How to record the X output

J. Grant jg-lists at jguk.org
Sun Sep 7 11:09:46 CEST 2003

There is not a way, there is proprietary software to do this for X and 
also win32.  However, this costs.

Your friend could write a script that takes screenshots 25 times per 
sec, then you can reconstruct all those images into a video.  Does 
mencoder suppport inputing separate frames like this?



on the 04/09/03 08:56, Thomas Helfer wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi
> Here is what I aim to do and I think Mencoder can do it (maybe am I wrong).
> A friend of mine wants to make a presentation of a software. His goal is 
> to record what happens on the screen (He uses X in a "natural" way, 
> which means with NVidia drivers and no framebuffer).
> Is there a way to use mencoder ?
> I have never seen such an application of mencoder, nor did I see it in 
> the docs but could have missed it.
> Thanks
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