Plug-and-Play Simplicity and Compatibility
Magewell USB Capture Plus

Our USB Capture dongles offer a hassle-free installation process and seamless input detection, ensuring a true plug-and-play experience. With support for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome software, they provide the simplest solution for capturing video and audio signals.

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USB 3.0 Connectivity for Data & Power

Our USB Capture Plus devices are designed to make it easy for any computer, including laptops, to capture HD or 4K signals. With a simple USB 3.0 interface, you can connect and start capturing without the need for any extra power source. What sets our USB Capture Plus devices apart is their added features, such as discrete analog audio input and output for capturing and monitoring, as well as signal loop-through on select models. Whether you're streaming, web conferencing, capturing lectures, producing live events, or even working with medical imaging, our USB Capture Plus devices are the perfect companion.


Full Range of Interface Choices

USB Capture Plus dongles are designed to work seamlessly with a wide range of sources. Whether you're using a professional video camera, a hardware switcher, an SLR camera, or even a game console, these dongles have got you covered. They support both digital and analog signals, and can handle resolutions from SD (720x480) all the way up to 4K (4096x2160).


FPGA-based Video Processing

All USB Capture models come with Magewell's FPGA-based video processing technology, which ensures zero-CPU-usage. This advanced technology enables high-quality up/down conversion and image adjustments, while also optimizing CPU availability for third-party software applications.

Low-Latency, High Frame Rate Gaming Capture

The USB Capture HDMI 4K Plus supports 2560x1440p output signals from game consoles at 144fps. Its loop-through interface enables players to record or stream their games while ensuring low-latency gameplay. Please see our blog post for more details of using the device in this scenario.

Magewell USB Capture Plus Devices

Magewell USB Capture Plus Range - Plug & Play, Driver Free, Automatic input signal detection

The Magewell USB Capture Dongle are extremely versatile devices which connects the broadcasting and surveillance equipment to computer for streaming and recording. Compatible with various software with DirectShow Architecture, the dongle runs stably on Windows, Linux, Mac and Chrome operating systems

Convenient and simple to use plug-and-play design means that the dongle does its job without driver installation. Video and audio inputs are automatically recognized by this device and converted to specified output size and frame rate

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The devices use USB 3.0 interface and no external power is needed. They also support USB 2.0 port, but the real-time frame rate will be reduced due to limited bandwidth. Users can also use a USB 3.0-to-Type C cable to connect it via USB Type C interface on the computer.

Support Windows, Linux, macOS and Chrome OS.Windows 7/8/8.1/10/2008/2008 R2/2012 (x86 & x64). Linux (Ubuntu 12.04–16.10, CentOS 7). OS X 10.9–10.11. macOS 10.12 ChromeOS.

Metal housing to help heat dissipation of the chip. Use USB 3.0 Type A connector, which doesn’t easily get loose after long time of use. A USB Capture passes 7×24 working test in temperature between 0-50 ℃.

Support operating system native video capture APIs, including DirectShow, DirectKS, V4L2, ALSA and QuickTime. Support DirectSound based audio acquisition interface, extended interface based on IKsPropertySet. Compatible with almost all software based on DirectShow architecture.

Users don’t need to select the input signal format to have it correctly recognized. When the signal is connected, the card will automatically detect the input signal and link the audio input with the video input. SUPPORT 3D HDMI Support 3 types of 3D HDMI signals: frame packed, top-and-bottom, and side-by-side.

Support UVC; manual installation of driver is not needed.

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