Apps for mac or windows that can capture live desktop activities (merged)

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    desktop screen capture: how it is done?

    here is an example link that i need for my real time capturing of the video for my instructional video http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorial.html?id=95

    or the Mac OS X Leopard overview video.

    how do you capture the entire desktop activities (including cursor-hand interaction on clickable tabs and buttons)

    do you guys have any idea where can i get such app/software?
     
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    Re: desktop screen capture: how it is done?

    Try SnapZ X Pro. I got that from Macheist.
    There's a lot more out there.

    Leo
     
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    Re: desktop screen capture: how it is done?

    try to press command + shift + 4. :)
     
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    Re: desktop screen capture: how it is done?

    no, you did not get it. i meant MOVING!!! NOT STILLS.
     
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    Re: desktop screen capture: how it is done?

    Try SnapZ X Pro or Camtasia Studio 5
     
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    Re: desktop screen capture: how it is done?


    got it Leo. how is the video size? can it be the size of your monitor? or if i use a pass through device like sony dsr-45 (mini-dv player), will i be able to capture it using Final Cut?

    the screen capture will be used for an instructional video.
    instead of animating loads of print screens, i need to use a software for this video.
    it will take a lot of time to animate each cursor-buttons-interaction in this kind of work.

    thanks, leo.
     
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    Re: desktop screen capture: how it is done?

    Yes, video can be the size of the monitor. I think there might be a trial version?
    Try it out... it's Snapz Pro X pala, not X Pro.
     
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    Re: desktop screen capture: how it is done?

    i'll try it later this morning when i go to work. and looking for a serial number, too.
    thanks again, leo.

    same to an2ni for the camtasia.
     
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    Re: desktop screen capture: how it is done?

    i got better screen desktop recorder but it's for windows.
    i can use now for widescreen desktop capturing in real time.
     
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    Re: Apps for mac or windows that can capture live desktop activities

    you can record desktop activities with SnapzProX

    hth
     
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    Re: Apps for mac or windows that can capture live desktop activities

    Also try iShowU. You can use iShowU to capture system audio too. I use it a lot for online videos which don't normally allow saving.
     
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    Re: Apps for mac or windows that can capture live desktop activities

    @imabs, I merged the 2 threads you created for the same topic.
     
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    Re: desktop screen capture: how it is done?

    Sir would you mind sharing it please? I need one for windows also... :D
     
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    you can use camstudio for windows!!!
     
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    Re: Apps for mac or windows that can capture live desktop activities


    thank you, sir. and sorry for the duo threads.
     
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    i am using Snapz Pro X for Mac and Camtasia for windows. thanks guys. we are going to use these softwares for our tutorial video.

    guy, how will i adjust the quality in Snapz? the out put is a bit pixelized. i use My Screen Recorder in Windows and i get high quality screen video.
     
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    Re: Apps for mac or windows that can capture live desktop activities


    is this a freeware or a trial version?
     
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    Re: Apps for mac or windows that can capture live desktop activities

    i just downloaded the app and i thought it's free but it's $99
     

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