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Popular Digital Video Capture Cards

Pinnacle        ADS Tech        Dazzle       Matrox
Aist        Canopus        Digital Origin

Trying to figure out which video capture card is suitable for you?

This comprehensive features chart will help you choose the right digital video editing equipment according to your needs.

Ask yourself, do you need:

  • PC or Mac?
  • DV (FireWire) or analog, or both?
  • DVD authoring?
  • A powerful video editing software included?
  • Real-time capabilities?
  • Timeline playback?
  • Additional performance facilities such as titling software?
  • And first of all, what's your budget?

Refer to Getting Started and Hardware Guide if you are not sure about the answers.

Or go to Top 10 list for recommendations.

Click for detail PC Mac FireWire Analog DVD Editing Software Real-time Features Timeline Playback Plug-ins Price US$
Pinnacle Studio AV version 8 Y   Y     Pinnacle Studio 8     Y 70-90
Pinnacle Studio DV version 8 Y   Y     Pinnacle Studio 8     Y 100-125
Pinnacle Studio Deluxe Y   Y Y Y Pinnacle Studio 8     Y 270-340
Pinnacle DV-200 Y   Y     Adobe Premiere 6   Y Y, a lot 240-300
Pinnacle DV-500 Plus Y   Y Y Y Adobe Premiere 6 Y Y Y, a lot 450-550
Pinnacle DV-500 DVD Y   Y Y Y Adobe Premiere 6 Y Y Y, a lot 580-660
Pinnacle Pro-One Y   Y Y Y Adobe Premiere 6 Y Y Y, a lot 750-900
Matrox RT2500 Y   Y Y Y Adobe Premiere 6 Y Y Y, a lot 700-820
Matrox RTMac   Y Y Y     Y Y   540-600
ADS Pyro Basic DV Y Y Y   Trial Ulead VideoStudio 6 SE Basic       45-65
ADS Pyro DV Y   Y   Y Ulead Video Studio 6       60-80
ADS Pyro Platinum DV Y Y Y   Y Adobe Premiere 6     Y, a lot 250-320
ADS Pyro Platinum SE Y   Y   Y Adobe Premiere 6 LE     Y 80-110
ADS Pyro ProDV Y   Y     Ulead MediaStudio Pro 6     Y, a lot 180-220
ADS USB Instant Video Y Y   Y   Ulead VideoStudio 5 for PC, MovieWorks LE for Mac       60-80
ADS USB Instant DVD Y     Y Y Ulead VideoStudio 6       160-200
Digital Origin MotoDV Y Y Y     Premiere 6 LE, EditDV Unplugged       300-360
Digital Origin EditDV Y   Y     EditDV 2.0     Y, a lot 400-480
Dazzle DV Editor SE Y   Y   Y Dazzle MovieStar 5       40-60
Dazzle DV Editor for Notebook Y   Y     Ulead VideoStudio       70-90
Dazzle Digital Video Creator DVC80 Y   Y     MGI VideoWave4       50-70
Dazzle Digital Video Creator 2 DVCII Y     Y Y Dazzle MovieStar     Y 240-290
Dazzle DVnow AV Y   Y Y Y Adobe Premiere 6   Y Y 430-500
Dazzle Hollywood DV Bridge Y Y Y Y PC only MovieStar 5 PC only       240-280
Canopus DV Converter Y Y Y Y           300-360
Canopus DVStorm SE Y   Y Y Y StormEdit Y Y Y, a lot 1280-1400
Aist MovieDV Suite Y   Y   Y Aist MovieDV 4     Y, a lot 95-120
Aist MoviePack VE Y   Y   Y Aist MoviePack VE 4 Y   Y, a lot 380-450
Aist MoviePack Pro Y   Y   Y Aist MoviePack Pro4 Y   Y, a lot 680-780
Aist MoviePack eXtreme Y   Y   Y Aist MoviePack eXtreme 4 Y   Y, a lot 1200-1350
PC Mac FireWire Analog DVD Editing Software Real-time Features Timeline Playback Plug-ins Price

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