?
Solved

Capture overlay video frame to a bitmap

Posted on 2007-04-03
2
Medium Priority
?
1,437 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
How can I take a screenshot of a window which is using overlay ? (like winamp's video with hardware overlay enabled).
0
Comment
Question by:bryan7
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Andre_Tertling
ID: 18844294
If you are looking for a very simple solution, then simply disable Hardware Acceleration for the time being - Windows will then use software rendering and you will be able to create a simple screenshot of the overlay. If you need to capture the video overlay window, this is quite a bit more difficult. Let me know if your application is so time critical that you really need to capture the hardware overlay.
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
bryan7 earned 0 total points
ID: 21103115
I was able to accomplish this by taking a full capture of the whole screen then cropping to the window rect; taking a full capture somehow includes the contents of windows with overlay
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this tutorial I will show you how to use the Windows Speech API in Delphi. I will only cover basic functions such as text to speech and controlling the speed of the speech. SAPI Installation First you need to install the SAPI type library, th…
What my article will show is if you ever had to do processing to a listbox without being able to just select all the items in it. My software Visual Studio 2008 crystal report v11 My issue was I wanted to add crystal report to a form and show…
This is Part 3 in a 3-part series on Experts Exchange to discuss error handling in VBA code written for Excel. Part 1 of this series discussed basic error handling code using VBA. http://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/1478/Excel-Error-Handlin…
In this video, Percona Director of Solution Engineering Jon Tobin discusses the function and features of Percona Server for MongoDB. How Percona can help Percona can help you determine if Percona Server for MongoDB is the right solution for …

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question