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Learning VirtualDub: The Complete Guide to Capturing, Processing and Encoding Digital Video by Georgios Diamantopoulos, Sohail Salehi

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Capture Settings

All options we need for capturing (from configuration to starting the real job) lie in the Capture menu. Pressing F6 (Capture | Capture video) or F5 (compatibility mode) starts the actual video capturing.

Before doing this, however, we need to do some configuration in the Capture menu:

Capture Settings

Press F9 (or choose Capture | Settings) to activate the Capture Settings window. For standard videos (PAL and NTSC), we should set different values in this window. For example, in order to capture for the PAL system we should use the following settings:

There are four controls in the Capture options group. Selecting Capture audio saves audio signals ...

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