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#1 Gareth Munden

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Posted 17 November 2005 - 04:56 AM

Hi , can anyone tell me how I can "grab" a frame from a DVD using my iMac . Using Mac Dvd Player , OSX 10. 2.8 .





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#2 Tim J Durham

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Posted 17 November 2005 - 08:15 AM

Hi , can anyone tell me how I can "grab" a frame from a DVD using my iMac . Using Mac Dvd Player , OSX 10. 2.8 .
Ta Gareth Munden

I just recently asked that same question recently. It's:
apple key + shift + 3

and it'll show up on your desktop as a PDF
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#3 Gareth Munden

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Posted 17 November 2005 - 09:31 AM

It don't work on my Mac !!!
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#4 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 17 November 2005 - 10:57 AM

Try either downloading a free VLC (Video LAN-Client) media player or buy SnapZ Pro X (about $69).

http://www.videolan.org/

http://www.ambrosias...ties/snapzprox/
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#5 Adam Frisch FSF

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Posted 17 November 2005 - 12:17 PM

Or Apple Key + Shift + 4, and you'll get the crosshairs which you then can grab just the part of the frame
you need.
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#6 rik carter

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Posted 17 November 2005 - 12:23 PM

I never knew that apple/shift/4 trick. Very cool, Adam.
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#7 Jayson Crothers

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Posted 29 November 2005 - 09:47 PM

Go to http://www.digitally...m/software.php3

You can download a program called DVD Capture for free - fun stuff.
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#8 Rod Otaviano

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Posted 29 November 2005 - 09:54 PM

There's another freeware app called SnapNDrag. Very easy to use:

http://www.yellowmug.com/snapndrag/
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#9 Tom Banks

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Posted 30 November 2005 - 01:33 PM

If anyone has a PC, Cyberlink's PowerDVD is really easy to grab frames. You can specify where to save them under preferences and then there is a button to click on the player that will grab the frame.
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