Capture Settings

Capture Settings

To set up your video capture setting, open SportsCAD, go to Program Setup, then click the Capture button at top.

 

There you will see these 5 choices. Select one to get in depth instructions on how to set up.

 

Manually Import Video - Import single videos (web, email, youtube, phone etc.)...

High Def Camera Import - Import from your HD camera, phone, ipad, tablet etc...

High Def Auto Import - Automatically import ALL files from your HD camera..........

Firewire Camera(s) - Capture from your dv camcorder.......................................

Webcam, Tuner Card - Capture video from your webcam or tuner card................

 

1 . Manually Import VideoManually Import Video

Manually Import Video

Select this capture method to import individual videos that do not come from your main day to day camera. This includes videos that you might have received by email, thumb drive, cd / dvd, phone, downloaded from the web or extracted from Youtube. Instructions for set up are here.

 

NOTE: This method does not remove the video from its current location. Learn More.

2 . High Def Camera ImportHigh Def Camera Import

High Def Camera Import

Select this capture method to import individual videos from your HD camcorder, HD camera, Iphone, Ipad, phone or tablet. This method allows you to select each video one at a time, trim from the front and back of video, and save to SportsCAD (and also removes the video from your camera). Instructions for set up are here.

 

NOTE: This method DOES remove the video from its current location. Learn More.

3 . High Def Automatic ImportHigh Def Automatic Import

High Def Automatic Import

Select this capture method to import ALL videos from your HD camcorder, HD camera, Iphone, Ipad, phone or tablet. This method keeps a watchful eye on the folder of your camera (or a folder on your pc) and automatically saves the videos it finds there to SportsCAD (and also removes the video from your camera). There is no trimming or video naming allowed with this method. Instructions for set up are here.

 

NOTE: This method DOES remove the video from its current location. Learn More.

4 . Firewire Camera(s)Firewire Camera(s)

Firewire Camera(s)

Select this method to capture video from your dv camcorder (connected to your pc via a firewire cable). This method allows for "live" video capture, and SportsCAD can even control the camera during playback. This method is not used as much any more since dv cameras are no longer being produced. Instructions for set up are here.

5 . Webcam Tuner Card / CableWebcam Tuner Card / Cable

Webcam Tuner Card / Cable

Select this method if you are using a webcam, tuner card or tuner cable for capturing your videos. Instructions for set up are here.

6 . Get More InformationGet More Information

Get More Information

This button brings you to this help file.

7 . Troubleshoot CameraTroubleshoot Camera

Troubleshoot Camera

This button brings you to a window that will allow you to install (or reinstall) video codecs that might be needed for your type of video capture method. Click here to learn more.