Monitor capturing question

By everbroken
Feb 25, 2009
  1. Not sure if this is the right forum to post in, but... I have my computer running into my monitor through the VGA port, and my 360 running into it through the DVI port.

    I'm wondering (stupidly I'm sure), if there is any method to capturing my 360 gameplay onto my computer? I know they make desktop recorders, but does that work even if I switch the input signal, or will it just be black?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    You might have to install a video capture card to do this
  3. JellyBrain

    JellyBrain TS Rookie Posts: 21

    Or use digital camera :)
  4. UltimoAviso

    UltimoAviso TS Rookie Posts: 19

    it will just be black. it would record your computers side of the signal; not the 360's.
  5. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,202   +422

    You'd have to use a capture card (which could get fairly expensive) then pass the connection from your 360 though the actual PC via this card. You'd be capturing the video with the capture card's software (or some other third party software) after you do this.
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