It’s been quite a while, so forgive me while I brush the cobwebs from my knowledge of applescript… but in theory all I’m trying to do is write a simple script that would take a succession of screen shots that I could later assemble to reenact (with some degree of fluid motion) the movements and actions seen on my computer screen.
I know there’s programs out that there that can just record your desktop BUT I was hoping to see if I couldn’t write a script that would do the same thing. Since what I’m trying to document would only be ONE or TWO seconds at most I thought I’d try the most rudimentary approach first.
I borrowed this script from one that was written to take “time-lapse” photos… I just took out the delays. However, when I run this script it still takes about a second or two between screenshots. What I need is something that’s gonna repeat 15 to 20 times A SECOND! Is there someway to speed up the repeat OR is there any other way to achieve what I’m after via applescript???
set save_location to (choose folder with prompt "Choose where to save screenshots") repeat with shotcount from 1 to 15 do shell script "screencapture " & quoted form of POSIX path of save_location & "screen" & (shotcount as string) & ".jpg" end repeat
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