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xrec

XREC - Desktop recorder for x11 (xorg).

npm version bsd

xrec helps you capture any area of your screen either as a screenshot or record a gif file.

CURRENTLY RECORDING

Would you like record something like this ? xrec is exactly for it !

Why ?

  1. Proof of concept :P
  2. I'm just tired implement different hacks with different tools.
  3. This tool just made by me for me, but i think it may help someone else, therefore i share it with BSD License.

Features

  • Measure region of the screen
  • Take .png screenshot
  • Record .gif
  • Small amount of dependencies.

How to

How to install ?

  npm install -g xrec

How to run it ?

  xrec

I'll share the --help output here.

  Usage: xrec [options] <file ...>
 
  Options:
 
    -h, --help                 output usage information
    -V, --version              output the version number
    -d, --delay [seconds]      delay before start recording (seconds)
    -r, --rate [milliseconds]  capture frames rate (default: 700)
    -c, --count [number]       total frames to capture (default : 15)
    -q, --quality [number]     compression level for gif (default : 10)
    -m, --measure              measure region and exit
    -o, --output [directory]   current directory by default
    -p, --pointer              Capture mouse cursor (default: no)
    -f, --fullscreen
    -s, --screenshot

ChangeLog

1.1.1

  • Fix relative paths

1.1.0

  • Cursor capture support

1.0.0

  • Less numbers for default gif recording settings to make it slightly better
  • -q Option helps change .gif compression quality
  • screenshot.gif remade with new default settings

License

BSD (c) Svetlana Linuxenko