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    VLC Screen Capture

    I've just been trying to make a screen capture video with VLC, it seems simple enough but it just keeps outputting empty/small (i.e. a few hundred bytes) files. Has anyone else used VLC successfully for this?
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    Re: VLC Screen Capture

    Are you trying to capture screen shots, or video clips? If it's screen shots, have you tried changing the output format (standard is PNG, you might have better luck with JPEG)?

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    Re: VLC Screen Capture

    No video clips; if I go to open capture device and select desktop I can see my desktop but I'm having trouble recording.

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    Re: VLC Screen Capture

    Run the video in fullscreen and run fraps also and record it ?
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    Re: VLC Screen Capture

    I'm just trying to capture my desktop and I just wanted to use VLC rather than installing more software if I didn't need to. Does fraps add a tagline or anything?

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    Re: VLC Screen Capture

    Quote Originally Posted by watercooled View Post
    I'm just trying to capture my desktop and I just wanted to use VLC rather than installing more software if I didn't need to. Does fraps add a tagline or anything?
    You can turn the FPS counter off, its off by default also.
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
    CAT-THE-FIFTH: "The Antec 300 is a case which has an understated and clean appearance which many people like. Not everyone is into e-peen looking computers which look like a cross between the imagination of a hyperactive 10 year old and a Frog."
    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
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