VideoCap SDK ActiveX

VideoCap SDK ActiveX

Platform : Windows 10, Windows 8, Vista, Windows 7, XP

For Windows Developers who need to video capture SDK for Adobe Director, C++ , C#, , VB, Delphi, VFP, MS Access.

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C++ - Video Capture using Visual Studio 2015

Step 1: Install the VideoCap SDK ActiveX, begin by launching the setup file ( Select the desired installation folder for the VideoCap SDK ActiveX and continue with the installation on your development computer.

Step 2: Create New MFC Application Project, select MFC Application in Visual C - MFC.

Step 3: Select Dialog based on Application type. Click Finish button.

Step 4: In Toolbox, right click the mouse , then select Choose Item...

Step 5: Select COM Components, select VideoCap Control, click OK

Step 6: Now you will see the VideoCap Control 's icon on Toolbox, drag it on form.

Step 7: Select Class Wizard, select Add Class - MFC Class From ActiveX Control

Step 8: Select VideoCap Control in Available ActiveX Controls, Click > button. You may changed the name of Class, .h file, cpp file.
Class - CVideoCap
.h file - VideoCap.h
.cpp file VideoCap.cpp

Step 9: VS 2015 generated VideoCap Class files is not correctly, Some properties cannot use. so you need download the correct VideoCap Class files from , unzip it and copy all files to your application folder and replace original videocap.h and videocap.cpp.

Step 10: Selected VideoCap Control , right click the mouse, select Add Variable...

 Step 10: enter m_VideoCap in Variable name , click Finish.

 Step 11: add button on form, change the caption to "Snapshot"

Step 12: In  OnInitDialog(), add the following code to preview the webcam.  It will use first video device for preview, if you want to use second video device , you may call m_VideoCap1.SetDevice(1) first.


Step 13: In Button 1 click event, add the following code to snapshot the image.


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