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How to fix a blank capture from a movie player

You can capture movies playing in media players, but sometimes you need to know a trick. Here are actual screen captures from three different players.



MediaPlayer


QuickTime


RealPlayer

The trick is to turn off the player's "hardware acceleration", and the pages below show how.

Windows Media Player - the standard Microsoft player, included free with Windows

Other media players - QuickTime, RealPlayer, Winamp, and AOL Player

Global setting - use this for all other cases

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