X11 Desktop Screencaster

QX11Grab Commandline View
Welcome to QX11Grab project

a high flexible screencast Application for X11 Desktops.

„QX11Grab“ is a system tray applet for X11 desktop environments that uses FFmpeg to recording X11 Desktops and Windows.

  • Support for tapping Dimensions on Single/Multi and Xinerama Desktops,
  • Meta data input Formula,
  • Audio/Video Codec Table Editors with Context Menus and predefined Arguments,
  • Custom command Table editor for experts,
  • Command line Preview for better understanding FFmpeg option sets,
  • Configurable Audio capture Interface for Alsa/Pulse and OSS Devices,
  • Bookmark support for better switch Configuration to other codec sets,
  • Presets Editor for ffpresets,
  • Command line Shell script export.

QX11Grab also implied a plugin interface for FFmpeg codec filters.

Filter Plugins:
  • Drawing text filter dialog,
  • Un/sharpen filter dialog,
  • Display Aspect Ratio (DAR) dialog,
  • Watermark filter dialog,
  • Fade (In/Out) filter dialog.
This Project is written by Jürgen Heinemann (Undefined) and Licensed under GPLv3.
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  • Istanbul is a GTK based desktop session recorder,
  • recordMyDesktop is a Python GTK/QT4 based desktop capturing and encoding interface,
  • xvidcap a tool that captures movement on an X11 display,
  • Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software.