Captura - open source screen recording

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Captura - open source screen recording

#1 Post by webfork » Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:41 pm

Captura is a really basic, easy to use screen capture program. The keystrokes could be a little more pronounced, the keystrokes could stick around a little longer, and the default quality a little better, but for a free tool that's very easy to get running, this is pretty fantastic.

Maybe the biggest feature was the ability to record both the speakers and microphone at the same time. This is incredibly important when recording a meeting where the recording feature isn't enabled. I've had remarkable difficulty finding something that would do this.

Site: https://mathewsachin.github.io/Captura/

Ghacks entry: https://www.ghacks.net/2017/08/16/captu ... r-windows/

License: MIT

Status: Not portable. I tried using Uniextact but that didn't work. The setup file didn't even ask where I wanted the program, it just dumped everything into AppData\Captura. Worse, the program won't start working without FFMPEG, which it downloads to your documents folder. Sigh.

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Re: Captura - open source screen recording

#2 Post by webfork » Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:11 pm

Version 8 (beta) came out back in November with a portable version. Really just a "no-install" version, writing to AppData\Captura.

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EDIT: I found portable settings instructions, but ran out of time to test them. Not sure they'll work with the FFMPEG download. https://github.com/MathewSachin/Captura/issues/100

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