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Manual Capture

Manually Capture

in this example we are going to capture part of an IMVU chat avatar

Switch to StickerCam, click on the Broadcast tab,
1. select Screen Capture
2. from the dialog box that comes up select Capture Area
3. drag the capture window over the webcam, image or area you wish to capture

resize the Capture window to suit
click OK when you are happy with the recording area...


you will see the capture area in the preview window
hit the Start Record button when you are ready to start your capture

click on the Stop Record button when you have finished

from the WebCam Closed dialog box click on No to save your web cam recording for editing at a later stage
TIP: see: Editing Stored Webcam Sessions for removing frames, changing frame rate etc for more information

Demo of saved captured area


Manually Capture Skype™ web Cams

StickerCam allows for easy automatic capture and recording of Skype webcams but you can also capture them manually if you wish.

Launch StickerCam
Launch and login to your Skype account, start a video call with a friend
Resize the Skype webcam window to suit
Switch to StickerCam, click on the Broadcast tab,
select Screen Capture, from the dialog box that comes up select Capture Area...

drag the capture window over the Skype webcam image
resize the Capture window to suit
click OK when you are happy with the recording area...

NOTE: The Capture area must be kept free and clear of all windows, folders etc, StickerCam needs to have full and unrestricted access to the area designated.

You should now see the Skype webcam inside the StickerCam broadcast tab
adjust the frame rate (directly below the Screen Capture button) if desired
click Start Record to begin capturing the Skype webcam image...

When you wish to stop your capture click Stop Record
from the WebCam Closed dialog box click on No to save your web cam recording for editing at a later stage, at which point you can remove frames, add filters, graphics, borders, animations, text etc...

NOTE:you can also manually capture capture Windows Live Messenger webcams the same way, see the fully documented tutorial here

TIP: see:
Stickers, Filters etc for help with adding or editing Stickers, animations, text, borders, filters etc, or
Editing Stored Webcam Sessions for removing frames, changing frame rate etc or
Saving captured webcam session to avi

Capture, Edit, Save
Webcam sessions list Thumbnail preview window
Recording webcams Editing stored webcam sessions
Saving individual frames Saving captured webcam session to avi
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