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Can YouCam capture my computer's desktop?

Yes. The Desktop Capture feature now lets you capture a video of your mouse movements on your computer's desktop. You can use this feature in both Stand Alone and IM modes, allowing you to record a video or share your desktop movements in a webcam chat.
To capture your desktop movements, do this:

  1. Select the Desktop Capture button to display the settings window.
  2. Select:
    • Mouse movement and then a capture area size from the drop-down, to capture/share a fixed area that follows the movement of your mouse.
    • Fixed area and then select and drag the displayed box to a specific area of your desktop you would like to capture/share.
    • Full screen to capture/share your entire desktop area.
  3. Select Capture to begin.
  4. Once you are finished, select Stop and then Restore to return to the CyberLink YouCam main window. If you were capturing a video in Stand Alone mode, the video is placed in the captured content area.

Note: when using this feature on a desktop that extends to a secondary display device,
Desktop Capture can only capture desktop movements on the primary display device.

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