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VHS - Charm Command Line Tool

vhs is a command line tool created by the Charm team that records gifs of the terminal.


Set Shell "bash"
Set FontSize 28
Set Width 1200
Set Height 600

Output vhs_demo.gif
Type "vhs demo.tape"
Sleep 500ms
Sleep 15s

example of vhs recording a gif