CSHelper, a firefox extension packages versions of the CamStudio recorder application and the XVID Codec. It is primarily intended to be used with the screen capture feature of the Video DownloadHelper add-on, when on Windows. CSHelper is primarily intended to provide the necessary external audio/video capture tools for the Video DownloadHelper screen capture method , when running on Windows.
To enable Video DownloadHelper screen capture:
- Go to Firefox menu Tools/DownloadHelper/Preferences
- In section Capture
- In tab Screen capture
- Click Enable.
CSHelper provides modified versions of:
- the CamStudio recorder application
- the XVID video codec
Modifications to CamStudio related to adding command line arguments, so the recorder can be used without its user interface. Modification to the XVID codec only covers the hiding by default of a status dialog when the codec was used.