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Taking screenshots of DVD’s

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I’ve been having a lot of problems getting screenshots of DVDs I am reviewing. Searching online, I’ve found many solutions, but none that have worked consistently. I decided to try out a few things myself, and here’s my solution for the problem:
 
To do this, you’ll need to have Media Player Classic installed. (You can get Media Player Classic here.) Once you’ve got MPC installed, you’ll have to set a few settings to get it to work, or you’ll get this errormessage:
GetCurrentImage failed, hr = 8000ffff
 
In the Options menu of MPC, you’ll want to play around with the settings until you get it to work. You’ll want to restart Media Player Classic before testing the settings. Here are the settings that worked well for me:
Options that work
 
To take screenshots, simply go to the “File” menu, and press “Save Image”. Here’s a screenshot I took, just as an example.
 
Options that work

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