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25th September 2005 0:41  #1

Je Ff Member Join Date: February 2005 Location: United States Posts: 438
Screen Caps
Does anyone know of a program that will allow me to pause a video file and save a screen cap.  If you do please let me know and tell me how to do it.  Much appreciated.

25th September 2005 0:44  #2

Chris Gould Editor Join Date: May 2001 Location: United Kingdom Posts: 7,123 Send a message via ICQ to Chris Gould Send a message via MSN to Chris Gould Send a message via Skype to Chris Gould
PowerDVD, WinDVD, pretty much any DVD playback software.

25th September 2005 1:24  #3

Je Ff Member Join Date: February 2005 Location: United States Posts: 438
Thanks Chris, but I was also wondering about downloaded video files.  Don't worry, I'm not a criminal, I download episodes and then delete them when the DVD box set comes out.

25th September 2005 1:44  #4

Tony DeFrancisco Senior Member Join Date: July 2005 Location: United States Posts: 2,652
I have Imesh 5.0. It kinda works.

25th September 2005 1:52  #5

Je Ff Member Join Date: February 2005 Location: United States Posts: 438
Thanks

No way to get RealPlayer to do it, huh?  I'll try the other ones.  Thanks for replying.

25th September 2005 3:03  #6

Jonny "Me You" Senior Member Join Date: March 2004 Location: Canada Posts: 2,863
Quote: Originally posted by Je Ff
 Don't worry, I'm not a criminal, I download episodes and then delete them when the DVD box set comes out.


Gotta love downloader logic...lol

It may shock you to learn that downloading isn't illegal everywhere Shocked

To answer the question though, you can use power dvd (which you will no doubt download...hehehe) to open a video file and take a screen shot of it the same way you would a DVD. Just tell it you wanna open a file on your hard disk.

25th September 2005 3:30  #7

Je Ff Member Join Date: February 2005 Location: United States Posts: 438
I never download anything without the intent of buying it.  I've also never downloaded a movie, strictly television.

Also, I've read a statement from the MPAA, that uploading pirated films is illegal, not downloading them.  I think I have also heard that downloading tv episodes is legal so long as you have a subscription to the network that carries the show.

25th September 2005 3:50  #8

Keith Member Join Date: June 2005 Location: United States Posts: 221
Jeff, Crystal Player.  Just hit 'C' for a screen cap.  Plays most any format. You don't need to pause.

9th October 2005 17:15  #9

Cheddar J. Cheese Member Join Date: October 2004 Location: Canada Posts: 1,492
Inter Actual? I've been trying for a while but nothing works. Can Inter Actual take screen caps?

10th October 2005 0:56  #10

Cheddar J. Cheese Member Join Date: October 2004 Location: Canada Posts: 1,492
or Windows Media Player?

14th October 2005 0:59  #11

Cheddar J. Cheese Member Join Date: October 2004 Location: Canada Posts: 1,492
Anyone?

14th October 2005 9:41  #12

Chris Gould Editor Join Date: May 2001 Location: United Kingdom Posts: 7,123 Send a message via ICQ to Chris Gould Send a message via MSN to Chris Gould Send a message via Skype to Chris Gould
No.

14th October 2005 11:00  #13

Worst Nightmare Senior Member Join Date: July 2002 Location: Australia Posts: 6,706 Send a message via AIM to Worst Nightmare Send a message via ICQ to Worst Nightmare Send a message via MSN to Worst Nightmare Send a message via Yahoo to Worst Nightmare Send a message via Google to Worst Nightmare
Quote: Originally posted by Cheddar J. Cheese
Inter Actual? I've been trying for a while but nothing works. Can Inter Actual take screen caps?
Tried reimageing your computer?

28th October 2005 3:34  #14

Cheddar J. Cheese Member Join Date: October 2004 Location: Canada Posts: 1,492
Tried reimageing your computer?

What does that do (I'm sorry if I'm oblivious to an obvious term) and how do I do that?

28th October 2005 5:03  #15

John Oaks Senior Member Join Date: October 2004 Location: United States Posts: 951
VLC Player works like a charm. It's free too.

28th October 2005 15:11  #16

Jonny "Me You" Senior Member Join Date: March 2004 Location: Canada Posts: 2,863
Quote: Originally posted by Cheddar J. Cheese
Tried reimageing your computer?

What does that do (I'm sorry if I'm oblivious to an obvious term) and how do I do that?


He wants to know if you've tried re-loading windows on your machine. He may be misreading what you typed. Is it that your trying to take screen caps and it wont let you when you try, or you dont know how to do it at all?

If its the latter, use power dvd, it has a really good capture function. Just click the camera icon and configure the player to save it where you choose.

28th October 2005 22:20  #17

Cheddar J. Cheese Member Join Date: October 2004 Location: Canada Posts: 1,492
Thank you for your help (it was the latter).

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