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How do you view a devices output in windows?
Jan 14, 2013, 3:51 PM
Been searching online for hours but I can't find anything
I am working on a project and I am attempting to view an HDMI input through my computer. Like a capture card, but
I do not want to record the video.
So here is a diagram of what I am trying to achieve.
Device output --> HDMI/DVI/VGA --> PC Input --> inside windows--> PC Monintor
So in the end I will have a window of my input that I can minimize and manipulate.
Any suggestion? I know it is someone where on the line of a capture card...
I have a gtx570 of that would do anything.
Or is there a way to use a VGA port on my computer to achieve this?
Edit: I just want to have the ability to have the output in a window for I can manipulate it.
Thanks for any help, so lost
Jan 14, 2013
Jan 14, 2013
view devices output windows
Jan 14, 2013, 3:54 PM
look at dazzle capture cards. they are cheap...i used one to capture my xbox 360 gameplay
edit: no you can't use your vga port as its designed for video output to some external display, not video imput...dazzle uses usb for the imput
Jan 14, 2013, 3:57 PM
I am not trying to record though, just to view and have my pc to have the ability to view it and read from it
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Jan 14, 2013, 3:58 PM
You need a capture card. Graphics cards with that function such as Ati All-in-wonder have long been abandoned by manufacturers.
I'm guessing this would do the trick:
Jan 14, 2013, 3:59 PM
if you want to "view" it you still need a capture card dawg
Jan 14, 2013, 4:00 PM
It is a simple capture card. They all come with software, that does exactly what you want, except viewing copy protected content (HDCP).
Jan 14, 2013, 4:01 PM
Thank you everyone, appreciate it. If I do this how bad will the delay/ lag be?
Jan 14, 2013, 4:13 PM
small delay 5 sec tops
Jan 14, 2013, 4:21 PM
Is there anyway to get the delay to something non noticeable? Or non existent?
Jan 14, 2013, 4:22 PM
Best answer selected by Mrfist.
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