How to record video using a video grabber and QuickTime

Epiphan’s video grabbers make it easy to record video from multiple DVI, HDMI™, and VGA outputs using third-party software, for example, Quick Time Player. This article explains how to record video from a captured a video feed on a Mac with OS 10.8 and QuickTime Player.

Prerequisites:

  • a Mac with QuickTime Player installed
  • an Epiphan video grabber (for this example DVI2USB 3.0 is used)
  • the Epiphan drivers are installed (from the product’s downloads page)
  • the video source is connected to the DVI2USB 3.0
  • the DVI2USB 3.0 is connected to the computer via USB 3.0 (USB 2 can be used if USB 3.0 is not available)

Steps:

  1. Start QuickTime Player.
  2. In the File menu select the New Movie Recording option. New recording window appears.
    record video using a video grabber and QuickTime
  3. Click the down arrow on the black control panel at the bottom of the window. The drop-down menu appears.
    Quicktime- record button
  4. Select DVI2USB 3.0 as your camera.
  5. Select Maximum as the quality setting. Click the Recording button.
    record video using a video grabber and QuickTime
  6. To stop the recording, click Stop. A new window with a playback option appears.
  7. Click x in the window’s corner to close this window. A new window prompts you to save the video.
  8. Enter the video’s name and specify the destination folder.
  9. Select 1080p as video format.
    Quicktime - save
  10. Click Save.

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