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Capturing pictures from dvd

I played DVD and used 'Print Screen' key to capture image, it is capturing blank image.
How can I capture pictures in JPG/BMP format from a playing DVD? OS is Windows 98
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billclinton6
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weedCommented:
You cant just print screen to get DVD snapshots.

Have a look at http://www.versiontracker.com/mp/new_search.m?productDB=win&mode=Quick&OS_Filter=Windows&search=dvd

You will either find a DVD screenshot utility, or a ripping utility which will get the DVD to a media file on your HD. From that you can take screenshots.
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shlezmanCommented:
Use FlaskMPEG http://www.flaskmpeg.net/ to play your DVD and save any picture or even the whole movie.

the PowerDVD and many other commercial and free DVD player supply the capturing option.
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weedCommented:
shlezman: read the guidelines for posting comments and answers.
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shlezman

Welcome to EE!

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shlezmanCommented:
Sorry , note taken.

(first day in here)
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MindphaserCommented:
No problem! We are just trying to help you. Every expert is a valuable member of our community, but we have to find a couple of rules that make it easier to work together ... just like in real life :-)

Good luck hunting for problems to solve

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