how can I capture the desktop screen and save it to a bmp file

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by autotiger, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Hi all,

    I ever used
    system("screencapture ./xx.bmp");
    in my program.

    It works but will freeze the screen a little bit.
    Actually I want to capture the screen every 1 second.
    So if a video is playing, the capture function causes the video not playing smoothly.
    Any suggestions?

    Thanks a lot for your reply!!
     
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    kainjow

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