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DarkCrystal HD Capture SDK II

Fantastic 1080p HD Capture Card!

Compatible with Windows 7Full HD 1080p

Record 1080p HD Video via HDMI Connection*
AVerMedia DarkCrystal HD Captur SDK II supports HDMI connection for capturing and monitoring video up to 1080p high-definition resolution with 25 or 30 frames per second. You can easily capture full HD content from HD digital camcorders & HD cable or satellite set-top box via HDMI connection. No matter what you want to capture, it can fulfill your desire.
*Capturing HD content with HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Protection) is not supported.

High Quality Analog Capturing
The accompanying dongle cable can help you capture video from component, composite and S-Video. With the 9-in-1 analog cable, capturing standard and high definition video or video gameplay is effortless. You can get incredible quality video and create your own professional video clippings on your PC easily.

Real-time HD H.264 Recording
The latest AVer MediaCenter 3D creates a brand new capture solution focusing on both quality and compression efficiency. It supports real-time 1080p HD H.264 recording to preserve the crystal-like HD picture and save up to 3 times of your hard disk space.

Work with Popular Video Software
Compatible with DirectShow, AVerMedia DarkCrystal HD Capture SDK II can work with various popular professional video editing software. Also, Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, Sony Vegas Pro 10 and Image J support can do a big help for professionals. You can capture/edit your own video directly on your familiar software without learning.

Exclusive Software Development Kit (SDK)
The enclosed SDK provides a complete tool kit to develop software via various programming languages. You can utilize the API to call the appropriate functions and libraries in our SDK. It can help you to reduce noise, downscale frame rate, overlay video over the current one, adjust color, or de-interlace.

Supported Resolutions:
1080@25p/30p & 50i/60i, 720@50p/60p, 576@50p/50i, 480@60p/60i, 640x480@60Hz, 1024x768@60Hz, 1280x800@60Hz, 1280x1024@50Hz, 1440x900@50Hz, 1600x1200@30Hz, 1680x1050@35Hz

Software Support:

  • Windows Media Encoder 9
  • GraphEdit
  • AMCap
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder 3
  • Corel VideoStudio
  • CyberLink PowerDirector
  • CyberLink PowerProducer
  • Real Producer (v13)
  • VLC Media Player
  • Sony Vegas Pro 10
  • Image J

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  • Capture HD Content up to 1080p from HDMI
  • Record On-screen Activities of another PC
  • Fully DirectShow Compatible
  • Adobe Premiere Pro Compatible
  • Real-time HD H.264 Capturing
  • Monitor while Capturing Video
  • Record HD Video Gameplay
  • Real-time iPhone/iPad Format Recording
  • Color Adjustment (Expects Video via HDMI Input)
  • Various A/V Devices Support
  • Develop Functions with Exclusive SDK
  • Input Signal:
    • S-Video
    • Composite (RCA)
    • Component (YPbPr, 1080i)
    • HDMI/HDCP (1080@25p/30p)
    • Analog Audio L/R

*Preview HDCP content on AVer MediaCenter.

※Please update the latest driver for the best performance. For more information about SDK, please visit SDK mini-site at

※ Please seek customer service in the country / region of purchase if needed.


  • For SD Video Capturing
    • Intel® Pentium® 4 3.0GHz
    • AMD Athlon™ 64 3200+
  • For HD Video Capturing (MPEG-2 Format)
    • Intel® Core™2 Duo 2.4GHz
    • AMD Athlon™ 64x2 Dual Core 2.8GHz
  • For HD Video Capturing (H.264 Format)
    • Intel® Core™ i5 750 or AMD equivalent
  • For 3D Content Capturing
    • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD AMD Athlon x2 or above
  • VGA card with support for DirectX9.0c or above*
  • 512 MB RAM**
  • PCI-E Slot
  • Sound Card
  • Windows® 7/Vista™/XP (32/64-Bit)

*Standalone graphics card is recommended for HD video capturing.
** 2GB RAM is recommended for HD video capturing.

Notice: Warranty void if the metal case is removed.

  • AVerMedia DarkCrystal HD Capture SDK II(Weight: 90g)
  • Installation CD (Driver and Application)
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Dongle Cable
  • DVI to HDMI Adapter
  • Low Profile Bracket
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