C screen-capture

Open-source C projects categorized as screen-capture

Top 5 C screen-capture Projects

  • obs-studio

    OBS Studio - Free and open source software for live streaming and screen recording

  • Project mention: How do people create those sleek looking demos for startups? | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-05-01

    For product videos I used OBS a lot: https://obsproject.com/

    I haven't used Journey, but it seems promising for product Tours: https://www.william-troup.com/journey-js/

  • wcap

    Simple and efficient screen recording utility for Windows 10 and 11

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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  • screen_capture_lite

    cross platform screen/window capturing library

  • scrot

    SCReenshOT - command line screen capture utility

  • recordmydesktop

    Fork of recordMyDesktop X Window System desktop recording abandonware, much bug fixing and general cleanups/rewriting has been done. (by recordmydesktop)

  • Project mention: Disk write buffering and its interactions with write flushes | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-03-22

    One of the things I improved in my recordMyDesktop fork [0] was an awful tendency for the frame cache writer to accumulate heaps of dirty pages until background writeback would flush them out.

    I had 16GiB of RAM which meant quite large swaths of dirty pages would become buffered while the SSD sat idle until writeback began. This would cause high-FPS full-screen recordings in particular to just become backlogged and start dropping frames / audio dropouts. Just generally broken behavior for a desktop recorder, especially for a defferred-encode mode that's supposed to be optimized for minimizing system-wide effects/overheads during the recording.

    The simple solution I found was to proactively initiate writeback regularly via fdatasync() on the cache fd. [1] I haven't decided yet if more should be done to constrain its buffer cache effects though. The cache files will be read back during encoding in post, so if there's enough RAM it can be desirable to enable reading them back entirely from memory instead of having to hit the disks again... but it would also be nice to let the rest of the system's processes keep their stuff in the page cache. memcg can probably be used to find a balanced solution, but I haven't done any experiments yet. Have any of you handled similar scenarios? What did you do?

    [0] https://github.com/recordmydesktop/recordmydesktop

    [1] https://github.com/recordmydesktop/recordmydesktop/commit/42...

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020).

C screen-capture related posts

  • Open Broadcaster Software

    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 7 Mar 2024
  • Ask HN: Has anyone achieved Douglas Engelbart's Vision?

    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 18 Jan 2024
  • Denied OBS PR regarding Kick support lights up

    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 2 Jan 2024
  • OBS with AV1 Support is now in the AUR

    1 project | /r/linux_gaming | 10 Dec 2023
  • Do not update to OBS 30.0.1 (MacOS)

    1 project | /r/obs | 10 Dec 2023
  • Obs Studio 30.0.1 Crashing when launched on MacOS Sonoma

    1 project | /r/obs | 10 Dec 2023
  • Recording internal audio + guitar at the same time

    1 project | /r/ableton | 10 Dec 2023
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Index

What are some of the best open-source screen-capture projects in C? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 obs-studio 56,139
2 wcap 698
3 screen_capture_lite 606
4 scrot 452
5 recordmydesktop 13

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