[FFmpeg-user] x11 window capture

3djake 3djake at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 13:22:22 EEST 2017

If there is no way to do it, would writing a python wrapper for xcomposite
be a viable method?

On Sat, Sep 30, 2017 at 11:14 PM, 3djake <3djake at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Thanks.
> Regards, Jake.

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