Capturing Video

With CyberLink PowerProducer you can capture video (including the audio) from:

  • a DV camcorder
  • an HDV camcorder
  • a TV
  • a PC webcam
  • a VCR

To begin capturing video, do this:

  1. Click
    under the
    function on the Content window.
  2. In the window that opens, select the source you want to capture from the drop-down list.
PowerProducer note Capturing Video

Note: Make sure that your DV or HDV camcorder is turned on and set to VCR mode in order for it to be detected by CyberLink PowerProducer.

  1. Locate the content you want to capture, in one of the following ways:
    • when capturing from an HDV or DV camcorder, you can use the playback controls under the Preview window.
    • when capturing from a TV, use the buttons to select the channel you want to capture video from.
  2. If required, select
    Auto-recording duration
    and then enter the length of the video you want CyberLink PowerProducer to capture.
  3. Click PowerProducer record47 Capturing Video to begin capture.
  4. Click PowerProducer stop51 Capturing Video to end the capture when you have captured the video you want. If you selected Auto-recording duration, CyberLink PowerProducer will stop capturing automatically once the duration has been reached.
PowerProducer note Capturing Video

Note: Non-realtime capture continues capturing and processing after the video has finished playing in order to ensure that no frames are dropped during capture.

Capturing Video