In the Video Sources tab, you can add four different devices such as cameras, images and screen sources.
|Screen||By default, your monitor is set as video/slide source. In you are capturing the screen of an external PC with the use of a VGA grabber device (Pro only), you might want to delete this video source to prevent mistakes during recording.|
|Click to add||Use this button to add a new video/slide source.|
|Name||The name will be used to display in the source buttons. Long names will be truncated.|
|Video Source||There are three types of video sources; Video device, Screen and Picture file. The configuration options depend on the selected type and will be explained below.|
|Update||To commit your changes you need to click the Update button.|
If you selected the Video Device source type, you will see the following configuration options.
|Video Device||The dropdown box will show you the available video sources. Select your source to continue. Use the properties button to configure the device driver settings.|
|Video Input||In case your device has multiple modes you can select the appropriate mode such as Composite, S-Video, Tuner, HDMI etc.|
|Video Size||Video sources can often deliver various output resolutions. In case the default device resolution is to high (performance) or to low (foggy video), you might want to choose a fixed resolution offered by the device.|
|Video subtype||If supported by the device, you can select a different subtype such as I420, RGB24 etc.|
|Analog Video Standard||If supported by the device, you can select the video standard such as PAL, NTSC, SECAM.|
If the Screen source type is selected, you will see the following configuration option.
|Screen number||In case you have multiple monitors configured, you can select the screen you want to capture.|
If the source type Picture File is selected, you will see the following configuration option.
|File path||Click the browse button and select an image of choice. Images used as video source will be stretched into 4:3 or 16:9 resolution (image should be smaller than 1024x768).|