drawframe -- drawing a frame on your screen
`drawframe' allows you to draw a frame on the screen. This frame will always appears on the top of all windows. Il is useful if you want to record the desktop for a screencast, for example.
With the binary for Linux, either from github or from your own compilation (see below), run the program with:
This assumes it has the execution permission. If not:
chmod u+x drawframe
The program takes one argument, wich can be a geometry in the form of
<WIDTH>x<HEIGHT>, for example
1280x720. You could also add an offset, positive or negative, for example
You can also use a list of predefined resolution, with an offset of
To get more help, use the
Compilation from source
If you want to compile from source, use the
Makefile and juste run
make. You will need the X11 and Xext libraries (you can install them with the packages
libxext-dev on Ubuntu).
Copyright (C) 2017 Bruno Oberle
As of 2020, the license has changed to MIT, see the
For any question or comment, please contact me at boberle.com.
Some parts of the code hav been inspired and adapted from
recordmydesktop (v0.3.8.1) by John Varouhakis, which you can download at recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net.