Step-by-Step guide to capture video files in Windows Media Format


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Step-by-Step guide to capture video files in Windows Media Format

  1. 1. Procedure to capture audio/video from Camera or VCR to Windows Media Format 1. In order to capture the audio/video from camera or VCR, the encoder system should have the audio/video capture card. This capture card should be properly configured. In this procedure the audio/video capture card is Osprey 2000 DV Pro. 2. The physical connections with the audio/video capture card and external equipment like camera and VCR has to be made. 3. Osprey 2000 DV Pro supports various kinds of audio and video inputs e.g. for video – DV, S-video, Composite & for Audio – DV, Unbalanced & XLR etc. 4. After the physical connections between the camera or VCR and capture card is made, the capture card should be configured to take the input from that specific input connection (DV, S-video or Composite). 5. In order to configure Video Source and Video Format for Osprey 2000 DV Pro Launch Start =>Programs=>Osprey-2000=>VidCap32 6. In VidCap from the top menu, launch Options=>Video Source …. 7. For the video Input, select the same connection (Composite, SVideo or DV) to which the camera or VCR is physically attached. For Video Standard select PAL- BDGHI. Click Ok Video Services ( Page 1 of 6
  2. 2. 8. The VidCap window, should display the video play back. This finishes the steps to configure video capture card. Close the VidCap32 program. 9. Launch Windows Media Encoder from Start => Programs => Windows Media => Windows Media Encoder 10. This will start New Session wizard. You can also activate the new session wizard from File -> New 11. Choose Capture audio or video and click Ok. 12. In Device Options window, select o2kvc.dll-Osprey-2000 Codec 1 for video and for audio select Osprey-2000 Audio. Click Next to continue. Video Services ( Page 2 of 6
  3. 3. 13. In the Output File window, provide a name and location for Windows Media file that will be created through this session. Click Next to continue. 14. In Content Distribution window, select Windows Media Server (Streaming). Click Next to continue. Video Services ( Page 3 of 6
  4. 4. 15. In Encoding Options window, select Multiple bit rates video (CBR) for video, Multiple bit rates audio (CBR) for Audio and for bit rate select 282 Kbps, 109 Kbps & 43 Kbps. Click Next to continue. 16. In Display Information windows, specify information about the content. Click Next to continue. Video Services ( Page 4 of 6
  5. 5. 17. In Settings Review window, review settings for this session. Click Finish to set up the session or click Back to change settings. 18. Once the wizard finishes, click Start Encoding (Green Colour) button at the top of window. WME will start encoding the video from the attached devices. You can use these control panel buttons to pause or stop the encoding. Video Services ( Page 5 of 6
  6. 6. 19. After you click the Stop encoding button (Red colour), Encoding Results window will appear. This window will provide the summary of captured file. You can also play back the video from this window. Click Close to close the window. This finishes the encoding of video file from the attached devices (camera or VCR). Video Services ( Page 6 of 6