ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK – VBScript and VB6 – Capture Entire Screen With Transparent Windows

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ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK – VBScript and VB6 – Capture Entire Screen With Transparent Windows

CaptureScreenWithTransparentControls.vbs

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

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

capturer.SetLogFile "log.txt"

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

' 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";             



MsgBox "This script will record 640x480 video from entire screen for 15 seconds. Output video will go to EntireScreenCaptured.avi"

' 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 seconds (15000 msec)
WScript.Sleep(15000)

' stop capturing
capturer.Stop()

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


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