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Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 168 votes out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.0
  • Total Downloads:
    1,294,788
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 27, 2017
  • Price:
    Free to try (14-day trial); $35.99 to buy (Buy it now)

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Editors' Review

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Debut Pro Edition is NCH's shareware video capture tool. It boasts a logical layout with easy-to-grasp controls, an extensive Web-based user manual, and the ability to capture video from your desktop, webcam, or video card.

Pros

Easy to use: Debut Pro Edition eschews dark gray themes typical of video software in favor of a plain but refreshingly logical layout with player controls and important settings and options right up front. Toolbar labels like Device, Screen, Schedule, and Recordings clearly describe their functions.

Screen capture: The software launched with our desktop displayed in its preview window, including cursor motion, and other onscreen activity. We merely had to choose our options to start recording immediately.

Options: Each format has its own Encoder Options panel with audio and video settings such as compression level, sample rate, and bit rate. The Video Options include aspect ratio, time-lapse, frame rate, and frame capture.

Effects: We could add watermarks, text captions, and color and video effects.

Cons

Play/view: Debut Pro Edition automatically downloads and installs extra software to play videos. Awkwardly, the video display window and the Find and play dialog wouldn't minimize. You can use another player, but you shouldn't have to.

Bottom Line

Overall, Debut Pro Edition performs well and is easy to use. Whether it performs better than similarly capable freeware in your system is what the trial will tell.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Debut Pro Edition 2.02.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.0
Version 4.0 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher NCH Software
Publisher web site http://www.nch.com.au
Release Date March 15, 2017
Date Added March 27, 2017
Version 4.0
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Capture Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.62MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,294,788
Downloads Last Week 81
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 14-day trial
Price $35.99

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