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Screen being recorded indicator


Can we have a visual indicator that shows what screen is being captured when recording sessions? I know you can preview but when the preview window is not in the forefront, it's hard to tell what's actually being recorded without a visual border to indicate so. It also is easy to forget I'm in the middle of recording my screen and mistakenly move a window without a visual indicator. I'm attaching a sharing session from Zoom as an example of what I mean. Notice the green border around the screen being shared, same happens with any screen capture tools I've used, they usually have a red border around the screen being recorded.

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  • YEs, This will be an useful feature.

  • This is a great idea! Other items that would be great to have as well: (@Johny Jacques let me know if you want me to put this on a different post, etc.)

    • If the border color is not recorded
    • If this feature could exist on both Panopto recorder and Panopto Capture
  • This would be a helpful feature. Most other screen recorders have it.

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