dvd stills

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Steve Charlton, Jan 21, 2004.

  1. anybody know of any software ( preferably free of course ) where I can take
    stills from a DVD onto my PC to print/edit? Im sure there is some available
    but dont know what ( I have a DVD drive in my PC by the way before anybody
    states the obvious!)

    thanks in advance boys & girls


    Steve Charlton, Jan 21, 2004
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  2. Steve Charlton

    Mara Guest

    Using PowerDVD, I just hit the spacebar to pause the DVD and take a screenshot.
    Works like a champ.
    Mara, Jan 22, 2004
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  3. Steve Charlton

    wisefool Guest

    Mara said:
    Yeah -- if you're using Windows Media Player it tends to use hardware
    acceleration which will sometimes stop you from being able to screen
    capture unless you switch off the hardware acceleration in the options.

    wisefool, Jan 22, 2004
  4. Steve Charlton

    wisefool Guest

    wisefool said:
    Can't remember exactly but try Tools > Options > Performance > Video
    acceleration > Advanced > Uncheck "Use video mixing renderer" &
    "Use overlays".

    wisefool, Jan 22, 2004
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