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how capture image from playng video in labview


I am playing video. I want to pause video in between , when i pause video .. i want starting first image and last image of that paused video  and repeat this process every time when i pause video i want to capture first image and last image from paused video and display both images on front panel.. please guide me. thank you.

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I'd say, without ever having done such myself, that it depends on the way you play a video, as they're are several. In case it's an external application you call ActiveX then maybe there's a method or function to trigger a capture. Another way would be, if possible, to call Windows apps (given that you're on Windows and that it's actually possible to call them) like the Snipping Tool and do it for you. 

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Playing a video on your VCR? Then you'd need IO to simulate the remote, and a frame grabber to acquire the images.


Seriously, at least tell us your setup.


IMAQ? ActiveX? MPlayer overlay? DirectX overlays? A picture control?


There are so many ways to "play a video", I don't even know where to start guessing...


We don't even know if you're playing the video in LabVIEW, or even on the PC you're running LabVIEW. The PC could be running Windows, Linux or MacOS...

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