Video Capture Software

A typical Video Capture software is a tool for recording your digital camera's video streaming into AVI video in real time. A Video Capture software (VCS) can be used for recording video streaming from digital camera. A VCS should be easy to use with inbuilt audio and cursor options.

A VCS should support recording video, audio, and mouse cursor. You can use the capturing programs to record DVD, RM, VCD, or other video media into AVI file. Also you can use it to make slide-show training documents with sound and text. You may change the options for recording, add text to video, record video with audio, choose to record mouse cursor or not, blink the area border when recording, and so on. A VCS should work on all 32-bit windows operating systems including 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, and 2003.

Features of the best Video Capture software :

•  should be capable of high quality Digital Video recording screen into digital video.

•  should Record screen activities into AVI in real time.

•  should support Fast Speed when recording

•  compact - you can copy the setup package to a 1.44M floppy disk.

•  it is important for the VCS to have an easy to use interface.

•  should support Audio Codec changing options; so that you can choose any available audio codec from your computer.

•  should support Video Codec changing options; so you can choose any available video codec from your computer.

•  hotkeys should be supported, you may use hot keys to record, pause, resume, and stop. And the VCS should allow these hot keys to be customized.

•  should support recording mouse cursor on screen

•  should support enhancing mouse cursor when clicking

•  should support recording audio

•  should support adding text to video frames.

•  should support blinking border when recording.

•  should support recording by 4 ways: window, screen, fixed region, random region.

•  should support recording pause and resume

•  online and real time help along with online support should be available to the users.