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October 25th, 1999

[3:30 PM] Digital Video Utility Receives Maintenance Release

Ben Bird has updated the video capture/play utility, BTV, to version 3.2.3. The new version includes some minor bug fixes and stability improvements. According to Mr. Bird:

BTV is the essential software for anyone with video input hardware. It allows you to easily view video from any video digitizing source, either full screen or in a window. It has been successfully tested with a number of video sources including various video input cards, TV cards, built-in video hardware, USB and FireWire video sources.

BTV 3.2.3 has a number of improvements over version 3.2.2:

  • Added option to choose destination of pict files
  • Added option to choose between numeric or date stamped naming of movie and pict files
  • Added option to disable sound
  • Fixed bug which caused sound volume to be set to zero on quit
  • Fixed bug causing crash when changing the colour depth in the prefs when in window mode
  • Fixed bug causing crash on quit
  • Misc minor bug fixes

BTV is available as shareware for US$15. You can find more information at the BTV web site. As of this writing, we were unable to pull up the BTV web site.


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