Capturing my life from Emacs
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Capture your life from Emacs. capture-mylife.el is inspired by this article


  • Emacs 22.1 or higher.
  • scrot, import(Linux), screencapture(MacOSX), nircmd.exe(Windows)
  • avconv or ffmpeg

MacOSX and Windows are not tested yet.

Basic Usage

Start capturing your life. You can select desktop' or 'active', but 'active' is supported only Linux where is installed scrot.

M-x capture-mylife:start

Finish capturing your life.

M-x capture-mylife:stop

Continue capturing your life. You can use this command after emacs crashed.

M-x capture-mylife:continue

Convert movie from captured images.

M-x capture-mylife:convert-movie