Virtual VCR is a small, free and versatile DirectShow video capture application designed to work with TV tuner and video capture cards that have WDM drivers.
It has some unique options and features that make is a useful tool for all types of video capture tasks
Arbitrary resolution settings (480x576 etc).
Compression codec selection and setup (Video and Audio)
Smart Tee Preview for capturing and previewing at full resolutions
Pre Filtering allows use of installed DirectShow filters
Video crop before capture
Can be used with a Scheduler to capture at preset times
Command line options for use in BAT files etc
Real-time Capture stats including compression ratio, bytes sec etc
Small, Fast and Free
Requirements: Virtual VCR requires DirectX 8.1. You will also need a video capture card or device that Virtual VCR can use to capture with. WDM drivers work best with Virtual VCR, VFW drivers may work but will more than likely have problems.