Capturing pictures from dvd

Posted on 2002-04-29
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Last Modified: 2010-04-06
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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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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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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