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Posted by kode54
Digon

More efficient screen capture on macOS, especially with Retina displays

I was wondering if a future release of TeamViewer server may feature a more efficient screen capture method. I have run the desktop broadcast feature of the open source OBS Studio on macOS Sierra, and it manages to capture my 5120x2880 desktop, at least possibly only at half resolution, and without affecting the frame rate of the compositor noticeably.

When I am running TeamViewer 12 on the same machine, when it is capturing the main desktop, the compositor stutters horribly, causing window movement and other animations to move at sub 10 frames per second. It would be nice if this could be sped up, or if this could make use of the present H.264 hardware encoder, if that codec is used at all for desktop broadcasting. If not, perhaps something else could make use of OpenCL acceleration.

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Posted by Buro71a
Photon

Re: More efficient screen capture on macOS, especially with Retina displays

we noticed that hosting a meeting does NOT affect the overall performance of the host machine while having a screenshare session does.