Sunday, November 3, 2019

Fedora 30 : About Simple Screen Recorder tool.

The Simple Screen Recorder tool can be easily installed on Fedora 30 and provide a GUI interface for recording screen with audio input. Use the dnf tool to install it:
[root@desk mythcat]# dnf install simplescreenrecorder.x86_64

I used the LXDE Desktop Environment, see the command to identify the running desktop environment:
[mythcat@desk ~]$ echo $XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP
The tool can be found on Fedora main menu: Sound & Video, see the screenshot:

The tool start with this windows screen, you need to press the Continue button:

The next steps comes with configuration area for your video recorder.
I set and save my new Input profile to record an screen area.
You can use a rectangle, change the size from left to right or select the window to define the area for record video.
I change the Audio input to use my microphone.

The next step let you to set the file , video and audio settings for output. I let all with default settings.
The last step let you to see informations , preview and set the hotkeys.
I can use keyboard to start and stop recorder.