DV Camcorder Video Capture

This is a utility to programmatically capture DV camcorder output to Type-2 AVI files. To use it, unzip videocapture.exe into some directory. Open a command prompt in that directory and type:

videocapture out.avi
to capture video to the file out.avi. To stop capturing, press Ctrl-C. The files will be large—about 3 MB per second. They can be opened with any video editing program.

This was designed programmatically capture live video from a camcorder. If you run this with CreateProcess(), you can send a Ctrl-C event with GenerateConsoleCtrlEvent()

Download VideoCapture.zip.


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