[LAU] Audio-Video desktop recording

Will Godfrey willgodfrey at musically.me.uk
Fri May 14 15:39:28 CEST 2021

On Wed, 12 May 2021 09:58:07 +0200
Lorenzo Sutton <lorenzofsutton at gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi Will,
>On 11/05/21 19:32, Will Godfrey wrote:
>> About 8-9 years ago I attempted to record video and on-board sound along with
>> an external microphone. There were two programs I tried, Record My Desktop,
>> and (I think) Simple Screen Recorder.
>> I couldn't get either of them to manage the microphone, and only one to include
>> stereo audio - and even that was a struggle (can't remember which one).
>> I'm wondering what the current situation is for the best possible prospect of
>> doing this. I won't be using a camera, but want to be able to use a microphone
>> for voiceover, so that of course would be mono.  
>I'd give simple screen recorder [1] another try.
>I've used it in the last year - including for the yoshimi+Pd videos done 
>recently ;-) - and it's really straightforward. A big plus IMHO is that 
>it supports jack audio natively and the input _is_ stereo (however one 
>important thing to keep in mind is that the jack ports are created only 
>once you get to the last screen, so you should remember to do the 
>connections at that stage).
>A nice feature is that you can also pause the take and assign keyboard 
>shortcuts to actions.
>> Also I envisage doing this in comparatively short sections, then stitching
>> them all together afterwards to make a seemingly continuous vid.  
>For video editing/cuts I use shotcut these days. Sometimes for more 
>'advanced' stuff I use kdeenlive.
>Hope this helps.

Thanks for the suggestion Lorenzo. Currently I'm still looking for that round
tuit I thought I had somewhere :(

Will J Godfrey
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Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.

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