BTV Pro 4.0

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BTV Pro 4.0

Post by Info-Mac » March 12th, 2002, 11:00 am


Version 5.4
March 4, 2002

Author: Ben Bird
Email: [email protected]
Web site:
Online order page:


BTV Pro is an application for the Macintosh that allows you to view,
capture and edit video, create stop-motion animations, and also has
advanced capture features such as time lapse and motion detection. It
works with any Macintosh compatible video input source such as video
input cards, TV cards, built-in video, USB, DV, and FireWire video

Main features

- Works with any Macintosh compatible video input source
- View video in a window or full-screen
- Play back movies in a window or full-screen
- Capture video to disk as a standard QuickTime movie using custom
compression settings
- Capture frames of video to disk in many different file formats (PICT,
JPEG, TIFF and more)
- Advanced video capture features
- Powerful time lapse capture feature
- Motion detection capture feature
- Stop motion animation features
- Onion skin feature for helping with stop motion animation
- Frame averaging feature to eliminate noise in still image captures
- DV video input/output and DV device control
- Edit movies using simple copy-and-paste and click-and-drag commands
- Floating Frame Position window that shows time code and frame count
- Export movies with custom compression and frame rate settings, and
- Channel changing on ixTV and TurboTV tuner cards
- AppleScript support
- Folder Viewer feature to view all the image files in a folder
- Includes the macgix LiveCam AppleScript to turn BTV Pro into a Webcam

Minimum System requirements

PowerMac with video input hardware running system 8 and QuickTime 3.0
(QuickTime 5 recommended, especially for use with USB video input
sources). QuickTime 5 required for DV device control.

BTV Pro uses 12MB of RAM, although if you are dealing with large movies
you can increase this memory allocation in the finder's "Get Info" window
for better performace.

Terms and conditions

BTV Pro is Shareware, which means that you can try it out completely free
of charge before you buy. You are entitled to try it out for a trial
period of 15 days, after which time you must register if you wish to
continue to use the software. Before registration all features are
available however a reminder message will pop up every 8 minutes. BTV Pro
costs just US$40.
The easiest way to register is online at:
You can also register by post, email, fax, or phone. For more information
see the file 'How to register' that came in the BTV Pro folder.

By using this software you are bound by the terms of the license
agreement. See the file 'License agreement' that came in the BTV Pro folder
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