About VideoCapX

Add capture, playback and processing to your applications.

VideoCapX multimedia ActiveX component allows developers to easily add access to digital video capture cards and cameras to their applications. Whether you are creating a multimedia player, a TiVo or TV tuner app, a Web cam, a networked security application, a photo ID database, an industrial monitoring system, or a medical imaging device, VideoCapX solves your need to grab and save those images and video sequences. Visual Basic .NET, C# , VB 6 and VC++ examples included.


VideoCapX is DirectX/DirectShow ActiveX component for video/audio capture, playback and processing. VideoCapX works with any WDM / VfW - compliant device, if a camera has Windows drivers, it works with VideoCapX.

VideoCapX also works with most IP cameras.

VideoCapX Main Features:

  • Full access to USB cam, IP network camera, TV tuner, DV camcorders, PCI grabber cards, fire-wire or any other WDM-compatible device
  • Support for multiple video inputs
  • Capture live video and audio
  • Text/Logo/Image overlay on video
  • Full multimedia player functionality
  • Capture live audio directly to MP3
  • Pause and resume capture without frame loss
  • Motion detection
  • Easily build video-surveillance , quality control or video-conferencing apps
  • Transfer video over network
  • Broadcast live video to Windows Media clients
  • Save video frames as JPG or PNG
  • Full access to RGB pixel data
  • Chroma-key effect (live or post-process)
  • Video-processing filters available
  • Resize, crop or zoom video
  • Samples with full source code included
  • Add video-capture to your web pages
  • Control PTZ camera, set brightness, saturation, hue, contrast
  • Draw graphics on video
  • Run-time license is royalty free
  • Compatible with Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista
  • Supports VC++, VB6, VB.NET, C# , etc.

Sample applications included in the package currently include : Video-capture application, Capture audio to WAV or directly to MP3 files, Detect microphone audio-level, Re-compress or convert existing AVI/WMV video files, Control contrast, brightness, hue, saturation on live or playing videos and many more.