Manufacturer: 3dfx Interactive, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 396 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.00.00 / 09/27/2006
The 3DFX DesktopTV OEM TV VFW Video Capture is an add-on card which is based on a single-chip solution catering to both audio and video streams. This technology which makes use of the Conexant chipset allows the computer user to capture the multimedia streams either from a television or cable broadcast. By installing the appropriate device driver the computer user converts the host machine into a fully functional multimedia system which can host feature-rich analog audio and video. Once these streams are captured or recorded by the computer user into the local hard drive of the host computer system, they are converted into their digital format. The device driver for the 3DFX DesktopTV OEM TV VFW Video Capture ensures software application compatibility allowing the computer user to make use of the default multimedia player to playback the recorded media file. The technology can also be implemented as a cost-effective alternative to receiving digital television broadcast.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The design of the 3DFX DesktopTV OEM TV VFW Video Capture is centered on the Video For Windows technology. This multimedia technology which was introduced as an add-on feature to the Microsoft Windows 3.1 Operating System environment provided support for capturing video contents via expansion hardware components. The Video For Windows was also intended to supplement the limited functionalities of the Win16 GDI functions. By doing so a host computer system became capable of playing back video files even at very low resolution rates. The use of this technology was retained and further enhanced during its inclusion into the 32-bit operating system platforms. The device driver of the 3DFX DesktopTV OEM TV VFW Video Capture interacts with the Dynamic Library Files of the underlying operating system to implement it video capture operation. The process of decoding the television or cable signals is handled by the onboard chipset of the supported hardware component. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 3DFX DesktopTV OEM TV VFW Video Capture errors before installing any driver updates.