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x11rec: a very ad hoc X11 recorder

Last Modified: 2001-06-07 (Since: 2001-06-05)


What's x11rec?

x11rec is a very ad hoc X11 recorder which creates a movie. x11rec sequentially runs xwd to capture a sequence of window images and finally creates a movie file in an MNG or animated GIF format with ImageMagick and Gifsicle

Sample movie which records gnomine (22 sec., 14.5 fps): MNG (66 KB), GIF (38 KB)

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Usage

  % x11rec foo.mng # creates an MNG movie file.
  % x11rec foo.gif # creates an GIF movie file.

Example:

  % x11rec foo.mng
  ** Select an X window with a mouse. **
  id: 537803852
  ** Hit Ctrl+Z to finish the recording. **
  frames: 24
  time: 1 sec.
  fps: 24.00
  converting each xwd file into a gif file: 24/24
  creating the resulting movie file...
  removing temporary files...
  size: 14461 bytes
  done.

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x11rec is a free software with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2.

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Satoru Takabayashi