Monsoon Multimedia Ships SnappySoft, Its First Consumer MPEG Video Capture Application

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Now users of Microsoft Media Center PCÂ?s have an easy way to capture their own video to their PC

Monsoon Multimedia, a leading global provider of digital video technology and services, is proud to announce the release of its easy-to-use SnappySoft application that allows users to capture their own video to their PC in standard MPEG format for DVD, SVCD or VCD production.

The product is targeted at users who own a Media Center PC outfitted with a TV Tuner card or at owners of various MPEG-2 capture products (*).

In just a few clicks, users can select where their video is coming from (TV, S-Video or Composite Video), define various conditions to start and stop recording, and specify whether they want to capture for later production of DVD, SVCD or VCD. SnappySoft then performs the task automatically, utilizing high quality MPEG capabilities of user’s capture device.

After the videos are captured, users can view them on the computer (full screen or in a window) and use their favorite third-party authoring software to produce exciting DVD’s, SVCD’s or VCD’s.

Availability and Price:

SnappySoft is available for purchase via download for $19.95 at A free trial version lets you record up to 50 clips with a maximum length of 15 minutes.

About Monsoon Multimedia:

Monsoon Multimedia provides advanced standards based multimedia products and technologies for the PC and Consumer Electronics industries. Monsoon licenses highly optimized multimedia solutions comprising applications, drivers, frameworks, middleware and reference designs. Our customers and partners are semiconductor companies, PC manufacturers, software suppliers and consumer electronics companies. Founded by the founders of Dazzle and Emuzed, the company is headquartered in California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, and has R&D facilities in India and Russia. For more information, please visit us at

(*) Supported capture products include the following: Iomega QuikTouch/USB2 Device, Pinnacle PCTV Deluxe, Pinnacle MP20 Device, Snazzi* III DVD Creator, Adaptec AVC2000, Adaptec AVC2200, HP USB TV Tuner and Personal Video Recorder Device, I-O DATA GV-MPEG2/USB2 Device, I-O DATA GV-MDVD USB WDM Encoder and most of the other MPEG-2 Capture devices designed by Emuzed.


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