High resolution video screen recording

gorecord() { if [ $# != 1 ]; then echo 'gorecord video.mp4' return fi ffmpeg -f x11grab -s <resolution> -r 25 -i :0.0 -sameq -vcodec mpeg4 "$1" }
gorecord foo.mp4 I've tried all of the screen recorders available for Linux and this is easily the best. xvidcap segfaults; VNC is too much hassle. There are alternatives of this command already here that I am just too lazy to reply to. Messing with the frames per second option, -r, 25 seems to be the best. Any lower and the video will look like a flipbook, if it records at all - -r 10 won't - any faster is the same, oddly enough. Edit: CLF doesn't like my long command to add audio, so here it is in the description. goaddaudio() { if [ $# != 3 ]; then echo 'goaddaudio < audio > < src video > < dst video >' return fi f=goaddaudio$RANDOM ffmpeg -i "$2" &> $f d=$( grep Duration $f | awk '{print $2}' | tr -d ',' ) && rm $f && ffmpeg -i "$1" -i "$2" -r 25 -ab 192k -ar 44100 -sameq -t $d "$3" }

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By: meathive
2010-03-29 20:21:35

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syntax was close just missed a few ;'s goaddaudio() { if [ $# != 3 ]; then echo "goaddaudio < audio > < src video > < dst video >"; return; fi; f=goaddaudio$RANDOM ffmpeg -i "$2" &> $f d=$( grep Duration $f | awk "{print $2}" | tr -d ',' ) && rm $f && ffmpeg -i "$1" -i "$2" -r 25 -ab 192k -ar 44100 -sameq -t $d "$3" ;} gorecord() { if [ $# != 1 ]; then echo "gorecord video.mp4"; return; fi; ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1440x900 -r 25 -i :0.0 -sameq -vcodec mpeg4 "$1" ;}
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