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Capturing images from DVD/VHS?


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#1 of 2 mikeHende

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Posted November 11 2005 - 12:14 PM

Is it possible to create digital shots [like you would take a pic with a digital camera] from DVD or video? For example, I used my videocam to record my son's game but I would like to capture certain images [shots] to use in my slideshow or I could be watching a movie on DVD or VHS and would like to capture an image, is this possible please? If so, how? Thanks.

#2 of 2 Paul McElligott

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Posted November 16 2005 - 07:55 AM

Most commercial DVD player programs have a "Frame capture" feature that lets you grab a still from the movie.

With VHS, I think you could capture the video and convert it to MPEG-2 so it can be played in a DVD player like WinDVD or PowerDVD.
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