Desktop Video Recording

Edmund Laugasson ed.lau at
Sun Feb 15 19:37:56 GMT 2009


I use recordMyDesktop:

Commercial software - Demorecorder - - might be solution. There is also 
test version available.

Even VLC is able to create screencasts:

Some other programs I suggest to test:

Screencast at online -

More reading:

Best Regards,
Edmund Laugasson

> does anyone on this list know of a decent video recording program?
> i tried a few, most of them act up when i try some desktop effect,
> like the desktop cube, very horrible framerate, might reach 1 per 3
> seconds sometimes.
> i understand that desktop recording is resource intensive,but still, i
> think there should be one that can work decentl.
> what i'm looking for is a program that can shoot the desktop effects
> properly. the output format is either ogv, some easily convertible
> codec, or straight away a codec nativel supported by a windows user
> (the intended receiver of my video), ie, MPEG/AVI/WMV (i doubt there's
> one that outputs WMV ;-))
> using Kubuntu Intrepid with KDE 4.2.
> computer specs: CPU: 3.0 GHz with HT, 1.5G RAM, Video: nVidia GeForce
> 8500 (1G VRAM), using nvidia's latest driver from their website.
> hard disk space is not a problem, i can let it store video on a
> partition with 40 GB space, though i'm only running it for like 20
> seconds maximum, and i prefer to get a frame rate of at least 10 FPS.
> thanks for any help :-)

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