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How to record screen video from entire screen in C++ (managed) with ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK

The tutorial below will demonstrate how to record screen video from entire screen in C++ (managed)

ByteScout tutorials are designed to explain the code for both C++ (managed) beginners and advanced programmers. Want to record screen video from entire screen in your C++ (managed) app? ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK is designed for it. ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK is the tool for developers who want to add screen capturing in their application. Can record screen into video and into single screenshots. Output formats are WMV, AVI, WebM for video and PNG for screenshots. You can adjust output video size, quality, resolution, framerate, video and audio codecs. Includes special privacy features for blacking out sensitive information on screen. Can also capture video from web camera, can add overlays with text or images.

This rich sample source code in C++ (managed) for ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK includes the number of functions and options you should do calling the API to record screen video from entire screen. In your C++ (managed) project or application you may simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! You can use these C++ (managed) sample examples in one or many applications.

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AssemblyInfo.cpp
      
#include "stdafx.h" using namespace System; using namespace System::Reflection; using namespace System::Runtime::CompilerServices; using namespace System::Runtime::InteropServices; using namespace System::Security::Permissions; // // General Information about an assembly is controlled through the following // set of attributes. Change these attribute values to modify the information // associated with an assembly. // [assembly:AssemblyTitleAttribute("CaptureFromEntireScreen")]; [assembly:AssemblyDescriptionAttribute("")]; [assembly:AssemblyConfigurationAttribute("")]; [assembly:AssemblyCompanyAttribute("")]; [assembly:AssemblyProductAttribute("CaptureFromEntireScreen")]; [assembly:AssemblyCopyrightAttribute("Copyright (c) 2011")]; [assembly:AssemblyTrademarkAttribute("")]; [assembly:AssemblyCultureAttribute("")]; // // Version information for an assembly consists of the following four values: // // Major Version // Minor Version // Build Number // Revision // // You can specify all the value or you can default the Revision and Build Numbers // by using the '*' as shown below: [assembly:AssemblyVersionAttribute("1.0.*")]; [assembly:ComVisible(false)]; [assembly:CLSCompliantAttribute(true)]; [assembly:SecurityPermission(SecurityAction::RequestMinimum, UnmanagedCode = true)];

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CaptureFromEntireScreen.cpp
      
// CaptureFromEntireScreen.cpp : main project file. #include "stdafx.h" using namespace System; using namespace System::Threading; using namespace System::Diagnostics; using namespace BytescoutScreenCapturingLib; int main(array<System::String ^> ^args) { // Create Capturer instance Capturer ^capturer = gcnew Capturer(); capturer->RegistrationName = "demo"; capturer->RegistrationKey = "demo"; // Set capturing type capturer->CapturingType = CaptureAreaType::catScreen; // Set output video width and height capturer->OutputWidth = 640; capturer->OutputHeight = 480; // WMV and WEBM output use WMVVideoBitrate property to control output video bitrate // so try to increase it by x2 or x3 times if you think the output video are you are getting is laggy // capturer->put_WMVVideoBitrate(capturer->WMVVideoBitrate * 2); // uncomment to enable recording of semitransparent or layered windows (Warning: may cause mouse cursor flickering) // capturer->CaptureTransparentControls = true; // Set output file name capturer->OutputFileName = "Output.wmv"; // Start capturing capturer->Run(); // IMPORTANT: if you want to check for some code if need to stop the recording then make sure you are // using Thread.Sleep(1) inside the checking loop, so you have the loop like // Do { // Thread.Sleep(1) // } // While(StopButtonNotClicked); Console::WriteLine("Capture the desktop for 5s..."); // Wait for 5 seconds Thread::Sleep(5000); // Stop capturing capturer->Stop(); // Release resources System::Runtime::InteropServices::Marshal::ReleaseComObject(capturer); //capturer = NULL; Console::WriteLine("Done."); // Open the capture video in default associated application Process::Start("Output.wmv"); return 0; }

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resource.h
      
//{{NO_DEPENDENCIES}} // Microsoft Visual C++ generated include file. // Used by app.rc

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stdafx.cpp
      
// stdafx.cpp : source file that includes just the standard includes // CaptureFromEntireScreen.pch will be the pre-compiled header // stdafx.obj will contain the pre-compiled type information #include "stdafx.h"

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stdafx.h
      
// stdafx.h : include file for standard system include files, // or project specific include files that are used frequently, but // are changed infrequently // #pragma once // TODO: reference additional headers your program requires here

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