About recordMyDesktop
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desktop session recorder


GNU / linux

that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at it's primary
As such, the program is separated in two parts; a simple
command line tool that performs the basic tasks of

capturing and encoding

and an interface that exposes the program
functionality in a usable way.

The commandline tool (which essentially is recordMyDesktop),
is written in C,
while there are two frontends,
written in python with
pyGtk (gtk-recordMyDesktop) and
pyQt4 (qt-recordMyDesktop).

recordMyDesktop offers also the ability to

record audio

through ALSA, OSS or the JACK

audio server

Before using recordMyDesktop, it is suggested that you
visit the Documentation section
of this site and in particular,
read the User Guide, in order to get a better understaning of
how to use the program.

recordMyDesktop produces files using only open formats
These are theora for video and vorbis for audio,
using the ogg container.
(To learn more about free formats visit Xiph.org, the foundation
responsible for the aformentioned formats).