ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK – VBScript and VB6 – Capture and Add Time Stamp

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ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK – VBScript and VB6 – Capture and Add Time Stamp

CaptureScreenAddRedTimeStamp.vbs

' create video capturer activex object
Set capturer = CreateObject("BytescoutScreenCapturing.Capturer")

' set output video file name to .WMV or .AVI file
capturer.OutputFileName = "CaptureScreenAddRedTimeStamp.wmv" 

' set capturing type to the caScreen =3 to capture the entire screen
capturer.CapturingType = 3

' output video width
capturer.OutputWidth = 640

' output video height
capturer.OutputHeight = 480

' 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.OverlayingRedTextCaption = "Recording: {RUNNINGMIN}:{RUNNINGSEC}:{RUNNINGMSEC} on {CURRENTYEAR}-{CURRENTMONTH}-{CURRENTDAY} at {CURRENTHOUR}:{CURRENTMIN}:{CURRENTSEC}:{CURRENTMSEC}"


' uncomment to enable recording of semitransparent or layered windows (Warning: may cause mouse cursor flickering)
' capturer.CaptureTransparentControls = true

MsgBox "SDK will now record 15 seconds with date time overlay text added on top of the video"

' run video 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


' wait for 15 sec
WScript.Sleep(15000)

' stop capturing
capturer.Stop()

' destroy Capturer object so the video will be saved into the disk
Set capturer = Nothing

MsgBox "Done! Check CaptureScreenAddRedTimeStamp.wmv file"


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