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How to use ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK for pause and resume in C#

Here you may find thousands pre-made source code pieces for easy implementation in your own programming C# projects. Pause and resume in C# can be implemented with ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK. ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK is the SDK for developers for quick implementation of screen video recording. The SDK records screen into video or into a series of screenshots. Can also record audio. Saves video into AVI,WMV and Google’s WebM. Output video quality, size, resolution or framerate can be adjusted easily. Provides additional tools for privacy features like blacking out on scren areas with sensitive information on screen right during recording. Supports web camera as input and can add instant text and images into video output.

The SDK samples like this one below explain how to quickly make your application do pause and resume in C# with the help of ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK. This C# sample code should be copied and pasted into your application’s code editor. Then just compile and run it to see how it works. Further enhancement of the code will make it more vigorous.

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using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Text; using System.Threading; using System.Diagnostics; using System.Drawing; using BytescoutScreenCapturingLib; // import bytescout screen capturing activex object // NOTE: if you are getting error like "invalid image" related to loading the SDK's dll then // try to do the following: // 1) remove the reference to the SDK by View - Solution Explorer // then click on References, select Bytescout... reference name and right-click it and select Remove // 2) To re-add click on the menu: Project - Add Reference // 3) In "Add Reference" dialog switch to "COM" tab and find Bytescout... // 4) Select it and click "Add" // 5) Recompile the application // Note: if you need to run on both x64 and x86 then please make sure you have set "Embed Interop Types" to True for this reference namespace SimpleCaptureCSharp { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { Capturer capturer = new Capturer(); // create new screen capturer object capturer.CapturingType = CaptureAreaType.catScreen; // set capturing area type to catScreen to capture whole screen capturer.OutputFileName = "EntireScreenCaptured.wmv"; // set output video filename to .WMV or .AVI file // set output video width and height capturer.OutputWidth = 640; capturer.OutputHeight = 480; // uncomment to enable recording of semitransparent or layered windows (Warning: may cause mouse cursor flickering) // capturer.CaptureTransparentControls = true; // 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.WMVVideoBitrate = capturer.WMVVideoBitrate * 2; // set border around captured area if we are not capturing entire screen if ( capturer.CapturingType != CaptureAreaType.catScreen && capturer.CapturingType != CaptureAreaType.catWebcamFullScreen ) { // set border style capturer.CaptureAreaBorderType = CaptureAreaBorderType.cabtDashed; capturer.CaptureAreaBorderColor = (uint)ColorTranslator.ToOle(Color.Red); } // uncomment to set Bytescout Lossless Video format output video compression method // do not forget to set file to .avi format if you use Video Codec Name // capturer.CurrentVideoCodecName = "Bytescout Lossless"; capturer.Run(); // run screen video capturing // 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("Capturing entire screen for 10 seconds..."); Thread.Sleep(10000); // wait for 10 seconds capturer.Pause(); // pause recording Console.WriteLine("Recording paused. Press any key to resume and record 2nd part..."); Console.ReadKey(); Console.WriteLine("Resuming the recording for another 5 seconds..."); Thread.Sleep(5000); // wait for 5 seconds while recording capturer.Stop(); // finally stop the recording Console.WriteLine("Done! Press any key to exit"); Console.ReadKey(); // Release resources System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ReleaseComObject(capturer); capturer = null; Console.WriteLine("Done"); Process.Start("EntireScreenCaptured.wmv"); } } }

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