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Some screencaps from MacBeth. Not as clear as I would like.


Aug. 13th, 2009 08:11 am (UTC)
"When you watch the movie, how does it look? Is it widescreen or fullscreen?"

Not sure exactly what you mean, 'scuse ignorance once more. The screen is rectangular rather than square as it is on my TV.

"I'm not sure how to solve your problem with WINDVD, but I can recommend a great program (which is free!) that I use to make screencaps with, if you are interested in downloading it."

Yes, please.

By the way - beautiful icon!
Aug. 13th, 2009 11:18 pm (UTC)
Um, well I meant when you watch the movie, does it have the blackout at top and bottom?

Anyway, here is the free program I promised you. :) It's called The KMPlayer. Once you get it up and running, place your cursor anywhere in the blank area of the part that says KMPlayer and right click, it will give you the menu, which looks like this. Pop your DVD in and if it does not automatically play, then select "open", and then "open DVD". When you get to a spot that you want to cap, there are hot keys (shortcut keys) to take quick screencaps with. Make sure the movie is full screen and then simply click: Ctrl+Alt+E. The menu for making screencaps is the capture menu, which looks like this. You can even choose what folders you want the captures to go into as well as choosing to make them jpeg, so that you don't have to convert them! You can also make continuous and frame by frame captures with this program, but that gets a little more complicated. When you are ready to do that, ask me and I'll tell you how. :) Play around with it, if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask me. One word of warning though, when using this program, don't chose "Frame:Original size", the caps don't come out in the right aspect ratio for some reason.

And thank you! I'm glad you like my new icon, it's from one of the caps that I took last night from The Tudors. :D

Edited at 2009-08-13 11:24 pm (UTC)
Aug. 16th, 2009 12:08 am (UTC)
I must apologize. I didn't realize that there was a new version of the KMPlayer out there when I gave you the link. I was working on some fanart on my desktop today and happened to need some caps and discovered that I didn't have the program on my desktop, so I downloaded it. OMG, it's completely different and didn't have the capture menu at all! I un-installed the new version and found the old version, which works just fine. Phew. Here is the old version. I hope you haven't been massively confused or anything. Sorry about that. :/
Aug. 16th, 2009 11:40 am (UTC)
Don't worry! I haven't tried it out yet.

Fanart - hope it's RoS for your lj!
Aug. 16th, 2009 07:41 pm (UTC)
Whew! That's good. I think the new version works, but it has some bugs and is more complicated. I'm sticking with the old one for now.

It is RoS, but it's Nasir. It's a birthday prezzie for crew4, so I can't tell you anymore in case she reads this. ;)

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