Record your terminal and generate animated gif images with Terminalizer. Forget screen recording apps and blurry video. Enjoy a lightweight, purely text-based approach to terminal recording.
- Highly customizable.
- Cross platform (Linux, Windows, MacOS).
- Custom window frames.
- Custom font.
- Custom colors.
- Custom styles with CSS.
- Edit frames and adjust delays before rendering.
- Skipping frames by a step value to reduce the number of rendered frames.
- Render images with texts on them instead of capturing your screen for better quality.
How to install terminalizer in CentOS
# yum install npm -y
# npm install -g terminalizer
Once done, you can record your terminal outputs.
terminalizer <command> [options]
# terminalizer record <recordingFile>
-c, –config Overwrite the default configurations [string]
-d, –command The command to be executed [string] [default: null]
# terminalizer record demo
# terminalizer record demo –config config.yml # Start recording with your own configurations
A file called demo.yml will be created in the current directory. You can open it using any editor to edit the configurations and the recorded frames.
You can replay your recording using the play command. Play a recording file on your terminal
# terminalizer play <recordingFile>
-r, –real-timing Use the actual delays between frames as recorded [boolean] [default: false]
-s, –speed-factor Speed factor, multiply the frames delays by this factor [number] [default: 1]
# terminalizer play demo
Render a recording file as an animated gif image
# terminalizer render <recordingFile>
-o, –output A name for the output file [string]
-q, –quality The quality of the rendered image (1 – 100) [number]
-s, –step To reduce the number of rendered frames (step > 1) [number] [default: 1]
# terminalizer render demo
Upload a recording file and get a link for an online player
# terminalizer share <recordingFile>
Generate a web player for a recording file
terminalizer generate <recordingFile>
Optimize your terminalizer configuration to modify the Recording, Delays, GIF, Terminal, Theme, Watermark, Frame Box etc.,
Generate a config file in the current directory
# terminalizer config
Use any editor to edit the copied config.yml and modify the changes.
/usr/lib/node_modules/terminalizer/node_modules/electron/dist/electron: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-3.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Use the –help option to get help about the usage
# yum install gtk3-devel
/usr/lib/node_modules/terminalizer/node_modules/electron/dist/electron: error while loading shared libraries: libgconf-2.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
# yum install GConf2
sudo apt-get install libgconf-2-4
error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
sudo yum install libXScrnSaver