[FFmpeg-user] x11 window capture

3djake 3djake at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 13:14:00 EEST 2017

Hello everyone

I need to capture applications in Linux using ffmpeg(not the whole desktop
or a region of it). Is there a way to do this currently?
The reason I do not want to just capture a region is that other windows can
cover that application and the user can also move and resize the window.

I know this is possible using Xcomposite
<https://www.x.org/archive/X11R7.5/doc/man/man3/Xcomposite.3.html> but I
lack experience in C++, I would feel more comfortable with python.

Regards, Jake.

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