Tuesday, September 6, 2016

How to Install ScreenStudio Screencaster on Ubuntu 16.04

    ScreenStudio is a free, open source, GPL-licensed screencasting application, available for Linux and OS X. The latest stable version 3.0.3 was released on september 3, 2016. It’s a java-based application and depends on JRE 8 and ffmpeg.

     ScreenStudio will let you record your desktop in a full HD video files. Overlay some text or even your webcam. It will also let you stream your desktop to services like UStream, Hitbox or Twitch.tv.

  • Linux (Tested on Ubuntu 16.04) or Mac OS X (Yosemite)
  • ffmpeg 0.9x (For Linux only... Often already installed with Ubuntu by installing libav-tools 9.x)
  • JRE 8.x or above (OpenJDK is available for Ubuntu)
  • A webcam (Optional)
  • An account with some provider like Youtube Live, Ustream to broadcast live!
  • A lot of space on your harddisk if you want to record locally
  • For dependencies: sudo apt-get install ffmpeg openjdk-8-jre 
 Installation instructions: 

   Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo apt install ffmpeg openjdk-8-jre

$ wget http://screenstudio.crombz.com/archives/ubuntu/ScreenStudio-Ubuntu-3.0.3-bin.tar.gz

$ tar xvf ScreenStudio-Ubuntu-3.0.3-bin.tar.gz

$ cd ScreenStudio.Ubuntu

$ ./createDesktopIcon.sh

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