Elgato Systems Video Capture
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Product Information for Elgato Systems Video Capture

Highlights for Elgato Systems Video Capture

  • License Type:Complete Product

Marketing Information

Transfer video to your Mac from a VCR, DVR, camcorder, or any other analog video device as an iTunes-ready H.264 or MPEG-4 file. Elgato Video Capture's easy-to-use software assists you through every step, from connecting an analog video source to recording the video on your Mac and choosing how you will watch and share it.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Elgato Systems
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 10020840
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.elgato.com
  • Product Name: Video Capture
  • Product Type: Software
  • Brand Name: Elgato
  • Product Information

  • Software Sub Type: Video Editing
  • Software Name: Video Capture - Complete Product
  • Features:

    Turn Analog Video into iTunes-Ready Files:

  • There is no easier or more convenient way to transfer home video to your Mac
  • Elgato Video Capture records from analog video sources in the H.264 or MPEG-4 formats that are native to iTunes
  • Your video is captured in real-time and no lengthy re-encoding is necessary; the video is immediately ready to sync with an iPod, iPhone, or Apple TV, to play in QuickTime, to edit in iMovie, or to upload directly to YouTube
  • Put Family Memories on your Mac, and More:

  • The era of VHS tapes is winding down, and after three decades there is a lot of video content to transfer for modern playback devices
  • What's more, any video stored on magnetic tape (such as VHS, Video8 and Hi8) has a limited life span and deteriorates over time
  • Elgato Video Capture provides an easy way to bring those precious memories into iTunes, to edit them in iMovie, and to share on the Web
  • Video to your Mac from a DVR, DVD Player, or Set-Top Box:

  • Perhaps you've been given a DVD from a family event or reunion and you want to share it by posting it on your website or on YouTube
  • you've saved some great movies and TV shows on your DVR and want to play them back on your iPod
  • Elgato Video Capture can connect and capture video to your Mac from any device that has composite "RCA" or S-Video outputs. It also comes with a SCART adapter
  • Every step is made simple:

  • Elgato Video Capture is very easy to use
  • The software Assistant guides you through every step, from connecting an analog video source to capturing video that is optimized for the way you want to use it
  • The software offers a simple tool to trim the beginning and end of the captured video
  • It takes just one click to add your video to iTunes to sync with an iPod, iPhone or Apple TV; to play in QuickTime; to upload directly to YouTube; or to open in iMovie ready for editing
  • Software Main Type: Graphics/Multimedia
  • Platform Support: Mac
  • Operating System Support: Mac OS
  • License Information

  • License Type: Complete Product
  • Miscellaneous

    System Requirements


  • Macintosh computer with Intel Core Duo
  • Operating System:

  • Mac OS X v.10.5.6 Leopard or later
  • Memory:

  • 512 MB of RAM
  • Others:

  • Built-in USB 2.0 port
  • QuickTime 7.6 or later
  • iTunes 8.1 or later
  • Physical Characteristics