Need help capturing a picture from a dvd....

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  1. todd s

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    I am not that computer literate. I am trying to find out how I can capture a picture from a dvd? Are their any cheap programs that do it? I have a s-video hookup to my NVIDEA GeForce4 graphics card.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. todd s

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    Thanks Doug. I wonder how come they are so cheap. I saw that program for $50 everywhere else. It says it is an OEM version. What does that mean?
     
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    WIN DVD will also allow you to capture from a DVD.
     
  5. Ken Seeber

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  6. Rob Landolfi

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    Todd,

    OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. This means that the version they're selling for $0.99 (great deal Doug) is the same version that would be found on a PC when it comes to you from the manufacturer. The Dell, ABS, Sony, HP, etc. that you buy from various sources may have this pre-installed.

    The difference between this and the retail version is that the retail version would come with extras that may include the box, printed manual, driver CD, etc. The OEM version is fine as you can get the manual and any potential new drivers from the web. PowerDVD has a very simple capture/freeze frame function. Good luck.
     
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    FRAPS

    rogo
     
  8. Ken Chan

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    Sometimes the OEM versions lack specific features, like the frame capture....

    //Ken
     
  9. Ken Seeber

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    My Dell came with the OEM version of PowerDVD and it did not have the capture function. I had to purchase the full version.
     
  10. Rob Landolfi

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    Ken,

    Good info on the screen capture and not all versions having it. My ABS PC came with PowerDVD 4.0, and it has the image capture function.
     

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