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Old 03-20-05, 02:40 AM
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Capturing Pictures on Power DVD?

How do I go about capturing an image from a DVD using Power DVD?
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Old 03-20-05, 03:28 AM
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If yours is the same as mine, then do this:

On the Power DVD control panel, there is a little camera icon on the bottom row. Hover your mouse pointer over it and it says "Capture Frame."

Just click this button whenever you want to capture a frame. If necessary, you can pause the movie and use the frame-advance buttons to pick precisely which frame you want and then click the camera button. It will save the image to a file, I think the default is your My Pictures folder.
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Old 03-20-05, 05:57 AM
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And if your version of PowerDVD came bundled with a computer or a DVD drive, it may not be the full version and it may be lacking this feature.
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Old 03-20-05, 08:40 AM
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What Cellar Door said.

I also notied that it's possible to switch Power DVD to other regions, but after you do so a box pops up that says you can only do it 5 or 6 times. ANyone know of a way to disable or work around that?
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If you don't have the full version (like me), you can simply hit control-printscreen to copy the window to the clipboard. Then go into Paint and paste it. You only get bmp quality but it's better than nothing.
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Old 03-20-05, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Salty
And if your version of PowerDVD came bundled with a computer or a DVD drive, it may not be the full version and it may be lacking this feature.
This is probably your problem. This question gets asked by someone with the feature-restricted bundle version that comes on Dells at least once every few months. I ran into the same problem myself way back when.
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