Package Details: silentcast 3.07-1

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Package Base: silentcast
Description: Silent Screencast: video record your screen and make it into an animated gif
Upstream URL:
Licenses: GPL3
Submitter: colinkeenan
Maintainer: colinkeenan
Last Packager: colinkeenan
Votes: 21
Popularity: 0.000004
First Submitted: 2014-09-24 06:35
Last Updated: 2017-10-27 19:05

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colinkeenan commented on 2018-02-08 17:57

Silentcast requires a compositor. For getting compositing with openbox, see

bertieb commented on 2018-02-08 14:35

Under openbox, I get a black overlay when running silentcast (1). Any suggestions?

I've submitted an issue to the upstream GH repo (2), but want to make sure I'm not missing something Arch-specific here.

colinkeenan commented on 2017-04-17 01:40


Please try again. You happened to try just as I was fixing something.

sergey.orloff commented on 2017-04-17 01:31

There is no such file:
There is only this:

colinkeenan commented on 2015-10-23 12:09

I think I see what's wrong, you already had the source on your drive. Delete v2.2.tar.gz and try again. I had changed the source without changing the version thinking nobody would've had it yet.

colinkeenan commented on 2015-10-23 12:03

I am not having any trouble with it. I just tried again and it installs fine. To test it, I got the package using 'yaourt -G silentcast' and then ran 'makepkg'. It passed the md5sums.

I suggest just trying again. Maybe it was corrupted on download.

Pacane commented on 2015-10-23 11:55

Looks like I can't install this:

:: Checking silentcast integrity...
==> Making package: silentcast 2.2-1 (Fri Oct 23 07:54:20 EDT 2015)
==> Retrieving sources...
-> Found v2.2.tar.gz
==> Validating source files with md5sums...
v2.2.tar.gz ... FAILED
==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!
:: failed to verify silentcast integrity

colinkeenan commented on 2015-04-09 15:07

Thanks pancakes,

I've fixed that typo now.

pancakes commented on 2015-04-09 08:27

Typo in silentcast.install, it says "See /usr/share/docs/silentcast/" instead of "/usr/share/doc" (ie extra 's' for "docs"). Makes copying that line potentially confusing.

colinkeenan commented on 2014-10-13 19:52

Version 2.0 offers making webm or mp4 files in addition to gif files. Any of them have the option to be edited frame-by-frame from the pngs.