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Hi Resolution screen grabs

Postby JazzyDJ » Thu Jul 15, 2010 7:30 pm

I wasn't sure where to post this, so I'll post it here. What's the best way to capture hi res photos for cutting out and masking for rotoscoping? Vegas's frame capture leaves it too blurry and slightly smaller, and the old print screen button is even worse in that area. Any suggestions?
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Re: Hi Resolution screen grabs

Postby Qyot27 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 7:34 pm

Image sequence dumping. VirtualDub can do it (and so can ffmpeg, if I recall correctly). Just select the frame or the sequence of frames, and use Export->Image sequence...
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Re: Hi Resolution screen grabs

Postby irriadin » Thu Jul 15, 2010 8:08 pm

Vegas can do frame capture perfectly, just make sure you have the video preview panel set to "Best (Full)" and save it as a .png.

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Re: Hi Resolution screen grabs

Postby JazzyDJ » Sat Jul 17, 2010 3:03 pm

Thanks! Very much appreciated! :up:
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Re: Hi Resolution screen grabs

Postby gotegenks » Sat Jul 17, 2010 5:08 pm

Qyot27 wrote:Image sequence dumping. VirtualDub can do it (and so can ffmpeg, if I recall correctly). Just select the frame or the sequence of frames, and use Export->Image sequence...

i am so gonna give this a go. what does it export it as, a gif?
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Re: Hi Resolution screen grabs

Postby Qyot27 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 6:27 pm

gotegenks wrote:
Qyot27 wrote:Image sequence dumping. VirtualDub can do it (and so can ffmpeg, if I recall correctly). Just select the frame or the sequence of frames, and use Export->Image sequence...

i am so gonna give this a go. what does it export it as, a gif?

Uncompressed Bitmap, TARGA, JPG, or PNG. You'll get each frame as a separate file.
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Re: Hi Resolution screen grabs

Postby gotegenks » Sat Jul 17, 2010 7:05 pm

Qyot27 wrote:
gotegenks wrote:
Qyot27 wrote:Image sequence dumping. VirtualDub can do it (and so can ffmpeg, if I recall correctly). Just select the frame or the sequence of frames, and use Export->Image sequence...

i am so gonna give this a go. what does it export it as, a gif?

Uncompressed Bitmap, TARGA, JPG, or PNG. You'll get each frame as a separate file.

oh, okay. thanks!
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