Capturing and encoding video is an extrimly hard job for a computer.
Your system have to satisfy the following minimum requirements:
- Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP
- Microsoft® DirectX® 9
- Microsoft® Windows Media 9.5
- Microsoft® GDIPlus (for Windows® 2000 only)
- NTFS file system
- At least Intel® Pentium® III 1000MHz or higher processor / 3800 or higher is recommended
- 128MB of RAM/256MB or higher is recommended
- 3MB free hard disk space for program installation
- High-speed hard drive (7200rpm recommended)
- Display with 800x600 resolution, Hi-color
- Windows-compatible sound card
- Windows-compatible mouse
- IEEE-1394 (FireWire) card
For better capture performance you can do the following:
- Use the latest version of Exsate DV Capture Live.
- Use the latest version of DirectX, Windows Media, video encoders, drivers, install all related patches for operating system.
- The hard disk may need to be defragmented. You can run Disk Defragmenter from Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools.
- Close all other programs, disable screensavers, virus checkers, scheduled tasks and other software running in the background during capture.
- In the Control Panel click the Power Options and change the settings so that your computer does not shut down the monitor or power down hard drives before at least 1 hour.
- Try to capture to the single file in the DV AVI type-1 format without preview.
- Make sure the hard drive working in the higher available Ultra-DMA mode.
- Make sure your video adapter supports DirectDraw overlay mode. Close all multimedia programs working with video such Media Player, TV-tuner software ets. Close and run Exsate DV Capture Live after that.
- Capture to the separate hard drive which doesn't contain any operating system files or the paging file.
How to try Exsate DV Capture Live?
Just download freeware Exsate DV Capture Live from the Download area of our website.