[FFmpeg-user] OS X screen record by ffmpeg

Thilo Borgmann thilo.borgmann at mail.de
Mon Dec 1 08:33:22 CET 2014

Am 01.12.14 um 07:51 schrieb Steven Liu:
> [...]
> 	I’ve list_devices the devices;but there have no screen option, just only
camera option;
> 	Perhaps i have using the wrong parameters?
> [StevenLiu at localhost ~]$ ffmpeg -f avfoundation -list_devices 1 -i ""
> ffmpeg version N-65018-gad91bf8 Copyright (c) 2000-2014 the FFmpeg developers
>   built on Jul 27 2014 20:36:24 with Apple LLVM version 5.1 (clang-503.0.40)
(based on LLVM 3.4svn)

You're just using a version too old for that purpose. Screen capturing that way
was just recently added. Update to current HEAD and you should be fine.


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