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ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK – VBScript and VB6 – Set Low FPS and Min WMV Size for Video

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How to set low FPS and min WMV size for video in VBScript and VB6 and ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK

This tutorial will show how to set low FPS and min WMV size for video in VBScript and VB6

The documentation is designed to help you to implement the features on your side. Want to set low FPS and min WMV size for video in your VBScript and VB6 app? ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK is designed for it. ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK is the screen video recording SDK helps in quick implementation of screen video recording. WMV, AVI, WebM output options are available with adjustable quality, video size, framerate and video and audio codec. Includes special features like live multiple blacking out of selected areas, recording from web cam as main source and as overlay, optional watermarks for output video.

The SDK samples like this one below explain how to quickly make your application do set low FPS and min WMV size for video in VBScript and VB6 with the help of ByteScout Screen Capturing SDK. In order to implement the functionality, you should copy and paste this code for VBScript and VB6 below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Implementing VBScript and VB6 application typically includes multiple stages of the software development so even if the functionality works please test it with your data and the production environment.

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RecordScreenWithLowestFPSAndMinVideoSizeOutput.vbs
      
' create video capturer activex object Set capturer = CreateObject("BytescoutScreenCapturing.Capturer") ' set output video file name to .WMV capturer.OutputFileName = "RecordScreenWithLowestFPSAndMinVideoSizeOutput.wmv" ' set WMV video codec to Windows Media Video 9 Screen that gives best quality/size ratio when recording from screen capturer.CurrentWMVVideoCodecName = "Windows Media Video 9 Screen" ' disable audio so we will have a video only (and the lowest wmv file size as possible: about 20 kb per 1 second, about 70 mb per 1 hour capturer.AudioEnabled = false ' set FPS to 0.5 fps (1 frame per every 2 seconds) ' you may also want to set to 1 fps (1 frame per 1 second or higher) capturer.FPS = 0.50 ' 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 ' add time stamp 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 ' 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 5 sec WScript.Sleep(5000) ' stop capturing capturer.Stop() ' destroy Capturer object so the video will be saved into the disk Set capturer = Nothing MsgBox "Done Recording!"

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