AMCap

Average User Rating:
3.6
out of 8 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.21 build 156.3
  • Total Downloads:
    234,573
  • Date Added:
    August 22, 2012
  • File Size:
    870.51KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    834
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

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4 stars

"Good for general purpose capture."

May 03, 2013

 |  Version: AMCap 9.21 build 156.3

Pros

Will capture most connected video devices.

Cons

Would have gotten 5 stars if it could do time lapse still captures and capture more than one device at a time.

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5 stars

"Tight, efficient, Windows-friendly utility"

October 20, 2012  |  By Ignatius_Reilly

 |  Version: AMCap 9.21 build 156.3

Pros

- interface closely adheres to IBM/Microsoft Windows conventions so that it is extremely intuitive for Windows users
- windows can be sized and dragged exactly as expected
- quick setup, quick program start, quick video acquisition
- can run multiple program instances to monitor multiple video streams
- videos can easily be run "full screen" with no Windows borders

Cons

IMO, there is absolutely nothing wrong with this software although I recognize that many people are dissatisfied because they assume that it is something more than it is. It might be regarded as more of a "utility" than a full-featured program.

Summary

I have only run AMCap on Windows 7, where it has performed flawlessly. I have had great difficulties with more elaborate programs. I considered just using the software from my hardware manufacturer, a leading vendor of webcams, mice, keyboards and such. I was amazed that their software allows only a smallish window in which to view their 1080p webcam image! And with the vendor software, there is no way to view the output of more than one webcam at a time. AMCap beautifully overcame both these limitations. But it is not the solution for advanced features such as launching an unattended recording session based on movement within the image. Yes, I feel that the rock-solid basic features of AMCap should be standard from the hardware vendor and the base upon which more sophisticated programs are built. Unfortunately, AMCap is the only package I have found that even does these basic things really well.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 9.21 build 156.3
Version 9.21 build 156.3 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Noel Danjou
Publisher web site http://noeld.com/
Release Date August 22, 2012
Date Added August 22, 2012
Version 9.21 build 156.3
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Capture Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003, Windows 8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 870.51KB
File Name amcap.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 234,573
Downloads Last Week 834
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Time-limit during video capture and watermark on still images
Price $29

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