Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Screen Capture - Video Recording On WIndows 7/8 without downloading any free software.

There is a good way to do the screen recording like camstudio or VideoCaptureMaster without downloading any such free software.
Here is a way from the very popular Open Source : ffmpeg

Here are the instructions :

Download UScreenCapture for windowsx86 or x64 from ( you will find it at the bottom of the page(almost)) and install it

Download ffmpeg from for windowsx86 or x64
Unzip the Tar and Go to bin directory where ffmpeg.exe is lying and Open Command Prompt here
Run this command : 
ffmpeg -f dshow -i video="UScreenCapture" -vcodec libx264 -crf 0 -preset ultrafast -acodec pcm_s16le output.flv .

To terminate the recording press CTRL+C

The output file output.flv will be formed in the bin directory.

Choose any format .flv , .avi or .mp4.All can be played with the VLC player.

More Commands can be found at:

Enjoy !!